This 8-week hands-on evening course aims to equip participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to perform basic to intermediate mechanical repairs and maintenance on bikes of all types.
Course runs 1 weeknight per week for 8 weeks, 5.30-8.30pm.
(It can also be completed across 4 weekdays, 10am-4pm)
Week 1) Introduction; Tyres and Tubes
Week 2) Brakes
Week 3) Gears
Week 4) Drivetrain
Week 5) Bearings, Loose ball and Headsets
Week 6) Bearings, Sealed and Freehubs
Week 7) Wheels
Week 8) Final Week
Booking cancellations more than 7 days before the course date will be refunded less a 15% booking fee. Any cancelations within 7 days of the course date cannot be refunded.
Should I bring my own bike?
We definitely encourage this so you can undertake servicing and mechanical tasks on your own bike as part of the course. However, if you cannot bring your bike, we have plenty of demo bikes available for you to practice on.
What should I wear?
Preferably old clothes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty. We provide protective gloves to keep your hands clean and wash-up facilities are available on site. Closed-toe shoes in the workshop are required.
How do I get to 750 Collins St, Docklands?
We are close to the numerous bike paths, Southern Cross train station, the Collins St tram or parking is available in adjacent streets.
Do I need to have any prior experience?
The course has no prerequisites, however some basic bike knowledge is assumed. If you have any questions, just get in touch at email@example.com.
Are there any restrictions on course participation?
We cater for all riders and all bike types. We have no age limits other than those 16 or under require an adult enrolment at the same time.
The course is very hands-on and class sizes are limited to eight to ensure appropriate attention to all participants.
Who teaches this course?
The course instructor will be one of Good Cycles’ highly qualified, professional trainers with many years of practical experience, both in the workshop and on the road.