So great you're here!

You've probably been thinking about learning how to carry out basic repairs on your bike. You might have already given it a go once or twice but chances are you didn't quite get the results you were after. We will help you to achieve this goal. All you need is:

  • computer or a mobile device

  • Internet access

  • peaceful learning environment

  • and last but not least, self motivation


Cycle Maintenance Basics

Learn the fundamentals of basic cycle maintenance in this six chapter video series. After you finish you will be able to carry out all the basic repairs instantly and with a confidence, wherever you are.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to the course

    • A message from the instructor

    • How to use this course

    • Personal Protective Equipment

    • Glossary

    • Before you begin...

  • 2

    Chapter 1 - About a bike

    • What are the parts on a bicycle called?

    • Parts of the bike - quiz

  • 3

    Chapter 2 - Wheel removal and replacement

    • Why do we need to remove wheels?

    • Tools required

    • Preparing the bike

    • Turning the bike upside down

    • Removing the front wheel

    • Replacing the front wheel

    • Removing the rear wheel

    • Replacing the rear wheel

    • Removing wheel quiz

  • 4

    Chapter 3 - Tyre and innertube removal and replacement

    • Why do we need to remove tyres and inner tubes?

    • Tools required

    • Removing tyre and inner tube

    • Refitting tyre and innertube

    • Tyre and innertube quiz

  • 5

    Chapter 4 - Adjusting cable brakes

    • Why do we need to adjust cable brakes?

    • Tools required

    • Adjusting rim brakes

    • Balancing V-brakes

    • Balancing dual pivot brakes

    • Adjusting cable disc brakes

    • Adjusting cable brakes quiz

  • 6

    Chapter 5 - Removing and refitting a chain

    • Why do we need to remove and refit a chain?

    • Tools required

    • Removing the chain

    • Refitting and rejoining the chain

    • Removing and refitting a chain quiz

  • 7

    Chapter 6 - Mending a puncture

    • What can cause a puncture and why do we need to mend it?

    • Tools required

    • When can the puncture not be repaired?

    • Mending a puncture

    • Mending a puncture quiz

  • 8


    • What happen's next?

    • Before you go...