Set yourself free
Ride further with the confidence you can fix your own bike
What’s the limiting factor on your riding?
Is it your legs,? Or are you worried about breaking down far from home?
Most mechanical failures can either be fixed on the hoof or prevented in the first place with a little know how and basic bike maintenance skills.
So we’ve teamed up with TheCompleteCyclist.com to give you the knowledge and the confidence to keep your bike on the road and, when things do go wrong, get yourself home.
When you join us in Colwich we’ll greet you with Coffee and Snacks to get you fuelled up for 3 hours of Essential Bike Maintenance and Repair training. From checking the safety of your bike and identifying common faults to carrying out trail/road side repairs such as replacing tubes and repairing your chain and routine maintenance and cleaning.
You will learn…
- Bicycle anatomy
- Safety checking and fault recognition
- Repairing a broken chain
- Replacing an inner tube the easy way
- On the fly brake adjustment
- On the fly gear adjustment
- Chain wear and component checking
- Gear selection
- Cleaning Advice
- Lubes and greases
Plus loads of top advice from our industry professional who will be on hand to take your questions throughout the session.
Use discount code RIDESTAFFS20 to get an exclusive RideStaffs discount at checkout
Started in 2017 by armed forces veteran Lee Hardy, courses by TheCompleteCyclist.com draw on 8 years as an advanced cycle technician and manager at Planet X, Giant, JeJames Cycles.
TheCompleteCyclist.com provide technical support to a number of cycling events (including RideStaffs in 2019), training and also provide fleet management for a number of organisations including the Royal British Legion.
Training courses and events with TheCompleteCyclist.com are not ‘chalk and talk’ classroom events. You’ll get the chance to put into action the skills you learn in the room on bikes provided for the event.
Trainers for events run by TheCompleteCyclist.com are trained to a minimum of Cyctech Level 2
- Location: Colwich & Little Haywood Village Hall
- Date: 16th February 2019
- Course Start -2pm
- Course Finish – 5pm
- Coffee and snacks served on arrival
- Course Fee – £35 (sign up via Eventbrite)
- Use discount code RIDESTAFFS20 to get an exclusive 20% RideStaffs discount at checkout
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