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Basic and Trail side Maintenance - learn to keep bikes running smoothly on the road or trail.

On this Basic Maintenance Course, you will learn:
  • Pre-ride equipment checks
  • Degreasing, cleaning and lubrication
  • Brakes – cable adjustment and pad adjustment and replacement
  • Gears – indexing, cable adjustment, limit adjustment
  • Transmission – chain repair and replacement
  • Headset adjustment
  • Wheels – punctures, tyre repair
  • Emergency repairs – dealing with what can go wrong during a ride
Basic mechanical knowledge is a vital part of providing any kind of bike ride or cycling activity. Ride Electric’s Basic Maintenance course gives you the skills you need to prepare bikes safely for riding, and to fix the most common problems that occur during the course of a ride – on or off the road.
The course is hands-on. You’ll be working on bikes, getting your hands dirty and learning by doing.

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