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Basic Bicycle Maintenance


Start date: 21st Feb 2024

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: £50

Day: Wednesday

Duration: 5 weeks

Tutor: Steve Shearsby

Course code: 24SP093

Please contact us for availability

When it comes to looking after your bike, even a little knowledge can go a long way. Knowing you can fix a puncture, sort out a broken chain, and set your riding position correctly can give you a big confidence boost.

This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about how their bike works, and how to maintain it, and how to fix problems.

The course will cover

Giving your bike a full check & tips on set-up.

Basic fixes:


Brake Adjustment

Gear Adjustment

Wheel Alignment & Truing

Basic maintenance:

What to oil/grease/lube, how & when

If time permits, more advanced skills:

Chain Replacement

Spoke Replacement

Hub Servicing.

Please bring a bicycle with you if you can or let us know if that will not be possible.

If you enrol you are welcome to bring one family member under 18 with you to the course for Free.  Please let us know if you will be doing this so that we can allocate space.

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Steve Shearsby

Steve Shearsby

Steve is a pensions consultant and has been volunteering at Resurrection Bikes in Westcliffe Hall for nearly four years where he has continued to develop his interest in tinkering with bikes. A keen cyclist who loves long distance charity rides, but is equally happy going out on short rides with less experienced cyclists. Originally from London but three years in Edinburgh developed his love of hills so feels completely at home with the stunning, but lumpy, scenery of the Yorkshire Dales.

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