Routine Maintenance

HOME    >   TUITION    >   routine maintenance
Routine Maintenance

General servicing, routine maintenance, how to look after your bike

A lot of customers tell us they feel vaguely guilty about not looking after their bike, but don't quite know where to start. We can help! You don't have to wait until something breaks before booking a tuition session: much better (and probably cheaper) to learn about preventative maintenance: what to clean, how to do it, when to lubricate, and why it's important. Even if you prefer to leave the big servicing and repair jobs to us, almost everyone who cycles needs to know the basics about oiling the chain, pumping up the tyres and checking the brakes are safe. This is exactly what we can cover in half an hour of tuition.


We can be really flexible depending on your budget, level of ability, and condition of your bike. If you just want to learn the basics and your bike doesn't need any major work, 15 or 20 minutes might suffice. Normally a full "routine maintenance" session will take between ½ hour and 1 hour. But if you're really enjoying it and want to ask lots more questions, or if your bike turns out to need a couple of repairs, we can always extend the session if you like.


Bring your bike... and that's about all. No prior knowledge required. No special tools or components.

Cost and Booking

Special Offer - 25% off tuition - normally £45 per hour, now £33.75

Tuition is charged at £45 per hour (incl. VAT). There is no minimum charge so if you only need e.g. 15 minutes, we only charge £10. If you want to bring along friends, they only pay half price.

Tuition is available between 10 and 5 Monday to Friday. By prior arrangement we can also book a session in the evening, but tuition is not normally available on weekends. Just call or email to book your session. We request payment in advance. Non-refundable if cancelled within 48 hours of the session.

Special offer terms and conditions: Only applies to tuition fees, not any parts or accessories. Discount only applies to tuition carried out in our workshop, not available for Dr. Bike sessions or off-site tuition. Cannot be combined with any other discounts, special offers or price reductions. Not transferable or refundable. You must ask for this discount at time of payment, discounts cannot be applied retrospectively. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any time without prior notice. E&OE.

:::   CONTACT US   :::   BLOG    :::   NEWSLETTER    :::   RSS Feeds logo RSS Feeds    :::   LEGAL STUFF    :::   BISCUIT POLICY    :::   MOBILE WEBSITE    :::