We run a variety of courses, from a gentle introduction to more in-depth, two-day courses, which take place in our fully-equipped workshop in West London, or on-site at your request.
For more information on the courses we currently have scheduled, and to book a place, please follow the links below.
For corporate customers we can invoice your company directly.
• Introduction to bike maintenance – get to know your bike, safety checks and puncture repairs. Class dates are all Saturdays, starting at 10am and finishing at 3pm: February the 9th, May the 11th, July the 13th, and September the 14th. More information here.
• Intermediate bike maintenance – keep your bike in good running including brakes and gears, chain and derailleurs, and headsets and bottom brackets. Class dates are all Saturdays, starting at 10am and finishing at 3pm: March the 9th and 23rd, May the 25th, June the 8th and 29th, August the 10th, and November the 9th. More information here.
• Advanced bike maintenance – equip yourself with skills to service your own bike, wheel truing, headsets, bottom brackets, hubs and more. Ideal for individuals wanting to service their own bikes but also for those pursuing a career for example cycle instructors and Sustrans officers. Run in conjunction with Park Tools under the Park Tool School scheme. More information here.
• Wheel building – learn the theory and practice of this highly prized skill in a one-day intensive course. More information here.
• Brompton Bicycle – all the skills needed to keep this unique folding bike in good working order. Class dates are all Saturdays, starting at 10am and finishing at 3.30pm: January the 26th, April the 27th, June the 15th, August the 17th, September the 28th, and November the 16th. More information here.
• Bike touring – get the knowledge to transport your bike and keep it running on more long distance journeys as well as practical advice. More information here.
• Hydraulic brakes – learn to how to bleed, set up and service braking systems from key manufacturers Shimano, Avid and Hope. More information here.
All our courses are very hands-on and students work on their own bikes as well as our demonstration bikes. We have a long history of working with both individuals keen to increase their knowledge as well as with corporates and community groups.
In addition to all of the above, individuals are welcome to drop in to the workshop by prior arrangement to hire a workbench and make use of our resources.