Course Details

Advanced Maintenance

Advanced Maintenance
Master the skills you need to keep quality cycles in top working order.

This course includes:

  • Personal safety, tool and chemical handling
  • Degrease, clean and lubricate
  • Brakes - caliper adjustment, hydraulic brake bleeding
  • Gears - cable replacement, lubrication, mech removal, replacement and positioning
  • Transmission - chainset, pedal, chainring and bottom bracket removal and replacement
  • Transmission - cassette and free hub removal and replacement
  • Headset - a headset strip, lube and refit
  • Wheels - trailside wheel truing; disc removal and replacement
  • Lubrication - all items stripped and replaced through the course
  • Wear and tear - managing your bike and extending component life

Please note that this course does not cover suspension maintenance, headset fitting or frame / thread facing or cutting

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


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


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
21 Feb 2016 Dalby Forest Details...
5 Mar 2016 Young Bristol Details...
3 Jul 2016 Dalby Forest Details...
10 Sep 2016 Young Bristol Details...
5 Nov 2016 Dalby Forest Details...

What you need

You should have either completed the Road and Trailside Maintenance course or have substantial personal maintenance experience and competence at the elements of the Road and Trailside Maintenance course.

What next?

This course leads towards the Fleet Maintenance course and Cytech courses.




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