Velotech Gold

£495.00

Velotech Gold is suitable for anyone needing to repair bicycles in a professional context or for serious enthusiasts. You will working on lots of different systems to give you a thorough understanding of the tasks a professional bike mechanic will face.

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Description

Velotech Gold is suitable for anyone needing to repair bicycles in a professional context or for serious enthusiasts. You will working on lots of different systems in order to give you a thorough understanding of the tasks a pro mechanic will face.

This course runs for four consecutive days from the start date given. It runs 0930–1600 each day. It takes place at Unit 9 Gabalfa Workshops, Cardiff CF14 3AY.

Content

This course includes:

  • workshop practice and safety
  • basic procedures for wheel and tyres replacement
  • fitting, setting up, and adjusting cable-operated brake systems
  • fitting, setting up, and adjusting cable-operated gear systems
  • assessment, removal, and replacement of the transmission
  • stripping and regreasing of bearing systems, including hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets
  • spoke replacement and basic wheel truing

Assessment

Participants will be assessed through a written assignment and a practical workshop test. Participants who succeed in all respects will be awarded a Velotech Gold certificate, which is recognized by the Bicycle Association of Great Britain. Certificates may also be awarded at Bronze or Silver levels.

Details

Location: Cardiff Cycle Workshop, Unit 9 Gabalfa Workshops, Cardiff CF14 3AY
Times: 0930–1600
Duration: 4 days

Additional information

Dates available

11 September 2017, 16 October 2017, 13 November 2017