Gears & Cables Masterclass


Bicycle repair course – gears and Cables Masterclass – PwC Bike Park

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Gears and cables masterclass

  • Learn how to service, repair and regularly maintain and care for your bike
  • Learn ride-saving skills so that you’re less likely to have to miss a ride, or worse, become stranded whilst out riding your bike
  • Save money on bike services and repairs

When: 9:00 – 11:00
Where: PwC Bike Park @ the white Build a Bike container

What’s included?

  • Consumables – gear cables
  • Refreshments

What do you need to bring?

  • Your bike – any road or mountain bike
  • Basic tools:
    • 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8mm allen keys
    • Flat and star screwdrivers
    • Chain tool
  • Optional tools:
    • Cassette lockring tool, chain whip, shifting spanner
    • Quick link pliers and spare quick link specific to your chain (8, 9, 10 or 11-speed)
    • Spoke wrenches
  • Hand wipe rag
  • Any new parts or spares that you’d like to install

What will you learn?


  • Chain cleaning, lube, replacement and maintenance
  • Checking for chain wear
  • Using a chain tool and quick links
  • Cassette removal and replacement
  • Crank and chainring components and replacement
  • Discussion: bottom brackets
  • Replacing pedals
  • Discussion: how to get the most life from your drivetrain components
  • Bring a replacement chain and cassette if you wish to replace yours during the workshop


  • Replacing a gear/shift cable (supplied)
  • Setting the gears – limit screws and cable tension
  • Correct chain length
  • Discussion: derailleur hanger alignment

Terms and Conditions:

Please contact me with any questions you may have.
Places are limited and are sold on a first come first served basis.
If the course is sold out please book for the next most suitable date.

Cancellation policy:

  • Refunds will not be given.
  • If you are unable to attend, your booking may be changed to a future date.


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Additional information


16 July 2016