Roadside Rescue Course
Part 1: Get ready to ride
Height adjustment of the seat pin and handlebar stem.
Identifying excessive component wear
Tools to take
Brake alignment to stop rubbing.
Part 2: On the road
Removal and replacement of the rear wheel.
Correct use of quick release levers.
Inflation of the tyres to the correct pressure.
Rear derailleur indexing.
Emergency get-you-home tips and tricks.
Home Mechanics Course
Part 1 Overview
Overview of a bike (M check)
Basic tools you’ll need.
Preventative maintenance and cleaning : The ins and outs, the products and tricks.
Bike lubing: Where, how, winter and summer advice, and mopping up the excess.
Fitting and comfort.
Locks and security.
Part 2 Tyres
Taking the wheels off, finding the hole, patching it.
Part 3 Brakes
Brake pads. Replacing and adjusting. ‘Towing in’.
Brake cables. Replacing and tuning
Brake levers. Tightening or loosening the pull. Keeping levers secure on handle bars.
Part 4: Gears
We’ll look at indexing gears and replacing cables, both inner and outer.
Part 5: Wheels
Replacing bearings in hubs
Wheel truing on bike
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