These sessions are no ordinary tinkering sessions. They are professionally taught, hands on bike maintenance masterclasses with Cytech trained mechanics Alex and Jake. Classes are available from the basics to strip downs and race prepping your pride and joy. Check out the classes available and book online below.

Session 1: "The Essentials"

Perfect for first timers to the bike fixing world. Taught from the ground up, giving the expert techniques and tips you might not otherwise come across.

The class is set in the friendly environment of our workshop. We recommend everyone takes this class before progressing to the more technical aspects as there are some gems that are relevant in every part of maintenance that you will learn here.

Areas covered:

  • setting up a working environment
  • removing wheels
  • disconnecting & attaching brakes
  • puncture repair
  • cleaning and lubrication
  • safety checkovers
  • essential diagnosis
  • torque
  • chain wear
  • care tips 

No dates currently set – please check back later!

Session 2: "Brakes"

Running through diagnosis, correct set up and brake pad change on calliper, V and disc brakes. You’ll be able to confidently keep your anchors working all year round no matter what type of bike you have.

Areas covered:

  • Identifying braking issues on cable and hydraulic brakes
  • Brake pad replacement on calliper, V and disc brake pads
  • Brake cable replacement 
  • Brake calliper set up on cable and disc brakes
  • Brake bite point set up and troubleshooting
  • Brake adjustment on the trail
  • Safely testing your brakes

No dates currently set – please check back later!

Session 3: "Gears"

Full set up techniques and problem solving of derailleur systems including replacing cables and aligning your mech hanger. 

Areas covered: 

  • Identifying gear issues / diagnosis
  • Rear mech hanger alignment
  • Front and rear mech installation 
  • Cassette torque check
  • Gear cable replacement
  • Gear indexing and set up
  • Chain replacement
  • Troubleshooting and tips

The Custom Session: 6.30-8.30pm

Custom Class on a date of your choice
(Min 2 People)


If there is a particular aspect of the world of bike wizardry that you would like to learn, maybe more technical aspects like fork lower servicing or brake bleeds, or time to work on your own bike with instruction then we can custom create a session around you and your friends.

 

We can run a group session for up to 6 people which will give you two hours with two mechanics for £150. Raleigh up some mates or work colleagues and split the bill, come to the workshop and learn what you want to learn, at your own pace with beers or coffee on the side. Finish up with a hearty meal and some bike geek talk in the pub afterwards. To book, give us a call and discuss your requirements and we will tailor a session for you.

Call or email to book your custom session date. 

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