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Our bike maintenance courses are run in our purpose built Park tool training centre. Each student has their own work bench and own set of tools to work with. Bikes are provided for you to practice on for the first 4 days of the course both road and mountain bikes are available. Build up your confidence on our bikes before tackling your own bike on day 5 for a full strip down, clean, re-lubricate and rebuild. Items Covered Overview of tools. What types of tools are required within a cycle workshop Lubrication and cleaners Diagnosing problems with a bike Tyres and inner tubes, description of sizes, installation and removal and repairing Pedals, installing, removing and re-threading Crank arm, installing and removing, square type, splined and cottered Chain rings removal Chains, the types of chain available, fitting, removing and getting the correct length Chain alignment Chain cleaning and lubrication Rear sprocket removal and fitting Bottom bracket removal and fitting, cartridge type Bottom bracket removal and fitting, adjustable type Bottom bracket rethreading and facing Hub servicing and adjustments Headset servicing, A-Head and threaded Headset replacement, tube and fork reaming Replacing spokes Wheel truing Brake systems, calliper, linear, side pull, dual pivot Brake cables and housing Gear systems, STI levers, twist grips, down tube, thumb levers Gear cables and housing Front derailleur fitting and indexing/adjustment Rear derailleur fitting and indexing/adjustment Stems, handlebars and seat posts, types, fitting measuring and adjusting

Our bike maintenance courses are run in our purpose built Park tool training centre. Each student has their own work bench and own set of tools to work with. Bikes are provided for you to practice on for the first 4 days of the course both road and mountain bikes are available. Build up your confidence on our bikes before tackling your own bike on day 5 for a full strip down, clean, re-lubricate...

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