Training

In partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester we are pleased to be able to offer a series of basic and intermediate training courses

Basic courses last about 2 hours and include:

  • What the parts of your bike are – and what they do
  • Things you should check before each ride
  • Simple adjustments – e.g.brakes and gears to make sure they work smoothly and safely
  • What tools you might need and how to use them
  • How to mend punctures
  • Cleaning and lubrication

The intermediate courses normally take place on a Saturday and last about 6 hours – they cover lots more detail and include some hands on work:

  • Brake adjustment
  • Gear adjustment/indexing
  • Inspection/fitting of cables
  • Chains
  • Bottom bracket and headset inspection/adjustment
  • Recommendations for routine servicing
  • How to identify an out of true wheel

June session photo

In order to book a place on one of the courses you need to use Eventbrite…..just click on the links

 

Wigan…Basic  12/04/17 – 18:00 – 20:00

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-wigan-tickets-33121326780

Wigan….Basic 14/06/17 – 18:00 – 20:00

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-wigan-tickets-33121656767

Leigh…Basic 27/05/17 – 10:00 – 12:00

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/basic-bicycle-maintenance-leigh-registration-33121724971