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Basic Bike Maintenance

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Recyke y'bike

164 Brinkburn Street

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE6 2AR

United Kingdom

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Learn how to keep your bike running smoothly and safely

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This 2.5 hour session covers how to check your bike before setting off, how to deal with commonly occurring issues on the go and how to maintain your bike between rides to keep it working well. Bring your own bike or borrow one of ours to practice on. The session is friendly, informal and hands-on.

Checks At Home

· Basic home toolkit

· Simple, quick home checks i.e. bike bounce, M-check (wheels, rims, tyres, spokes, headset, BB)

· Identify and name bike parts

· Lubricants – what, when and how to use

· Safely remove and refit a wheel using a Quick Release lever

· Check and measure chain wear and understand drive train issues

· Check brake block/brake pad wear and make adjustments

· Rear derailleur and index gear adjustments

Repairs On the Road

· What you should carry – tools, spares and a few other handy items

· Removing and refitting a tyre and tube

· Repairing a broken chain

· Getting home with a broken spoke

· Adjusting a loose headset

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Recyke y'bike

164 Brinkburn Street

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE6 2AR

United Kingdom

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