An introduction to bicycle maintenance

It doesn’t matter if you are riding your bike for fun or to get to work, having a bit of knowledge on how your bike works and a few basic bike repair skills will keep you on the road. 

We’re running a few introductory courses at Velotastic HQ this year on the following dates:

February 9th – Buy tickets
March  9th – Buy tickets
April 13th – Buy tickets


All courses will run from 9.30 to 12.30 at Velotastic HQ in Chesterfield. The cost is £17.50 per person.

We’re limiting numbers to 6 per course, however if you and your mates would like us to lay a course on for you, please give us a shout and we’ll see what we can arrange.

Topics covered include:

Basic tools and good workshop practice
Checking your bike for wear using the M check
Cleaning the drivetrain
Mending a puncture 
Tuning the Gears
Roadside hacks

Bikes are provided to work on. We’ll also have tea, coffee and biscuits to keep you fueled. Please wear suitable clothing – don’t come in your Sunday best !