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Bike Maintenance Workshops

Women’s Bike Maintenance Workshop.

 Don’t know your brake cable from your gear shifter?
Does hubby do all the maintenance work on your bike?
Does your bike make strange noises and you have no idea why?

Do you carry a spare inner tube but have no idea how to fit it?

If the answer is yes to any of the above then you need to join Lucy Husband from Swift Trails for an evening workshop of bike maintenance.
This fun and informative introduction to bike maintenance aims to help build your knowledge and confidence. Come and get your hands dirty learning how to keep your bike clean and lubricated as well as addressing common maintenance issues and trailside repairs. No experience necessary!


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
  • adjusting your headset


Our final course for 2017: Friday 29th September

Cost: £20

Places: please email lucy@swift-trails.co.uk

Venue: MTBCofSc Glentress Forest - peel Tower



"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


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