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Cycle maintenance course fully booked

February 26th 2006 full, places available 9th April

Gran Prix Cycles Website

The free places on offer for the 26th February have now been booked. If you would like to pay $33 to attend a course, there will be a repeat on 9th April 2006. Session time is 4pm until 8pm

 

Course Outline - Workshop 4 Women

Anatomy of a bicycle

Types of bikes

Know The Correct Bike Terminology

        overview of the bike anatomy

        type of bikes available for different riding needs

 

What to expect in various levels of service from a bike shop Know The 2 "Hows" and 2 "Whats"

        how often, how much?

        what service is required? What to expect at each level of service?

 

Practical Exercises : repairing a puncture & cleaning your bike Get Your Hands Dirty! - Repairing A Puncture & How 2 Clean Your Bike

.   box of surgical gloves

       change tube

        patching tubes

      tyre care - what pressure is required etc? 

      cleaning your bike 

Servicing a bike  

 

Maintenance Tasks Required Weekly - Monthly etc             

        gear adjustment

        brake adjustment

        lubricating moving parts - where, when and what to use

      bearings - checking and adjusting them and when to replace

 

Tools of the ride

 

What Tools are Needed?           

        on the ride

        at home

      costs of tools 

Bike set up 4 women General Overview of Bike Set Up Positioning

        frames, saddles, handlebars, shoes and pedals 

            

Women's cycling apparel What to Wear? These are WSD (Women Specific Designed) Products 

       knicks, jerseys, gloves, helmets shoes

 

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