Bike Gears and Brakes  

5.30pm-8.30pm Tuesday evening

This course is for those riders who feel comfortable with the basics but would like to learn a little more and become more independent.

Learn and practice the skills required to confidently repair, replace and adjust your brakes and gears. Ask those questions your mechanic never has the time to answer. Feel confident that you can make adjustments on the trail or perform that all important pre-trip tuning to ensure a perfect ride every time!

This program is structured to include content relevant to both road and MTB enthusiasts and covers workshop specifics for both bike designs, so whether you passion lies on the black stuff or the dirt you will get the instruction and the answers you are looking for.

Course Content


Note: Hydraulic disc brake is bleeding is not covered within this course. Please refer to specific manufacturers instructions for further information.

Removal and adjustment examples provided

Please familiarise yourself with this document to ensure this course structure will suit your individual requirements before submitting your registration form.

Dates and Price

2014 Dates:

Tuesday 10th February
Tuesday 14th April
Tuesday 11th August
Tuesday 10th November

$45 Members and $55 Non Members

Register early as places are limited and fill fast.

Download the 2015 registration form*


Personal attention
Our class size is limited to 10 participants. An experienced instructor works with small groups in Bicycle SA's dedicated maintenance workshop.

Tools lubricants and cleaning materials
Bike SA has equipped each workstation with a full selection workshop quality tools, professional lubricants and cleaning materials applicable to the course content.

Bikes and workshop examples
At Bike SA we have a huge fleet of bicycles, partial bicycles, "exploded" components and wheels devoted solely to use in the classroom. Each workstation is equipped with specialised equipment selected and set up for the sole purpose of optimizing your learning.

Reference materials
Our commitment to help you learn after leaving the classroom is unmatched.

Bike SA uses the 200 page Haynes "Complete Bicycle Maintenance 5th Edition" as a reference and resource manual for all our maintenance courses.

Valued at $40.00 RRP the Haynes "Complete Bicycle Maintenance 5th Edition" is the most up to date an easy to understand bicycle maintenance reference available, and can be purchased at the discounted price of $35.00 inc GST when you participate in one of Bike SA's Bike Maintenance Courses. (included free of charge in Bike SA's Advanced Maintenance Course)

More information

 Frequently Asked Questions  

If you have a questions, please read the frequently asked questions

If you can't find an answer to your questions, please contact us on office@bikesa.asn.au or call 08 8168 9999.