Bike Maintenance Courses

VO2 Cycling - Bike Maintenance Courses

Bike Maintenance Courses at VO2 Cycling

Our bicycle maintenance courses are designed to teach you everything you need to know to keep your bike in great condition. Lead by our head mechanic you will go through each task step by step on your own bicycle. 

We keep the groups small so you have the full attention of our course leader and can ask questions at any time. You will also receive notes on the process you have gone through for each task. The courses are held at our studio in Hildenborough.

To book your place, call us on 0844 414 5813, or email [email protected]

2017 Course Dates

  • Saturday 21 January - Level 1
  • Saturday 18 February - Level 2

The Courses

Mechanic course level 1

This course will give you all the basic skills to keep your bike in good working order on a day to day basis. You will learn how to check your bike over with the correct methods.

The tasks you will learn on this course are:

  • Checking condition of tyres
  • Repairing inner tubes
  • Changing inner tubes
  • How to check rim wear
  • Basic brake adjustment
  • Correct installation of quick release axles
  • Oiling the chain correctly

Mechanic course level 2

Our level 2 course we will show you how to perform some fundamental tasks on your bicycle. This will give you the skills to be able to do a basic service on your bicycle.

The tasks you will learn on this course are:

  • Brake adjustment
  • Brake pad change ie inserts
  • Headset adjustment
  • Using a quick link to repair chain
  • Removal of pedals
  • Fitting pedals
  • Basic gear adjustment
  • Adjusting saddle angle

How to book

To book on a course contact our head mechanic Chris on:

Phone: 0844 414 5813