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Bike Maintenance Workshops

Women’s Bike Maintenance Workshop.

 Anyone fancy a bit of MTB Maintenance? As part of the Tweedlove Bike Festival we are running one of our popular Introduction to MTB Maintenance workshops. Learn how to carry out a bike safety check, recognize wear and tear and tackle those common trailside mechanicals - flats, broken chains and binding brakes. 



The workshop will cover:


The Safe Cycle:

  • How to carry out a pre-ride bike safety check ( ‘M’ Check)

Recognizing wear & tear :

  • chain
  • tyres
  • chain sets and cassette
  • brake pads
  • cables

 Cleaning your MTB


Common trailside Repairs

  • Puncture repair
  • Mending a broken chain
  • Binding brakes

Kit bag essentials – what to carry out on the trail



Course dates for 2017: (8 places available per course)

Thursday 1st June: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Venue: Peel Tower @ Glentress Forest 

Tickets: Please book through Tweedlove Bike Festival



"It was great to have someone talk to me on my level, not making me feel like an idiot! You are really good at explaining things simply. I honestly came away raving about it."


"I learned lots and it has given me the confidence to go out for longer rides on my bike. I thought the course was excellent and would strongly recommend it to anyone."

Contact us

Swift Trails

Cardrona Mains Farmhouse

The Court



EH45 9HX

Tel: 01896 830285

Mobile: 07425 146853


Any questions?

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