Course Details

Road and Trailside Maintenance

Road and Trailside Maintenance
Covering ride-based repairs and pre-ride checks every rider should know, using essential trail tools, this course is adapted to make sure it fits your level of confidence and experience.


One day for this course or two days as part of the Maintenance Suite

Key content

  • Personal safety, tool and chemical handling
  • Tools, lubricants and aids
  • Degrease, clean and lubricate
  • Pre-ride equipment check
  • Righty tighty and how tight is tight? - the torque wrench
  • Brakes - cable adjustment, disc pad and v-brake block adjustment and replacement
  • Gears - indexing, cable adjustment, limit adjustment
  • Transmission - chain repair and replacement
  • Headset - a headset adjustment
  • Wheels - punctures, tyre repair
  • Emergency repairs - what to do when....

This course can form part of three courses suite over two days: Maintenance Course Suite comprising the Road and Trailside Maintenance, Advanced Maintenance and Fleet Maintenance courses.

What next?

This course leads directly to the Advanced Maintenance and Fleet Maintenance courses.


Please contact the Courses & Training Helpline to find out if this course is available for booking: 01483 238 337

Available courses

Date Course Venue Link
7 Nov 2015 Bikespace Plymouth Details...
5 Dec 2015 Bikespace Plymouth Details...

What you need

To attend this course, you should have previously picked up a spanner and tried to work out what might be wrong and what you want to do to fix it?

You will need to be willing to 'get your hands dirty'.


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