Bite Size Bike Fix courses in West Yorkshire

Bite Size Bike Fix courses are now available in several locations across West Yorkshire - pick and choose what to learn or even book multiple courses to build up your skills over a number of sessions.

Courses are FREE, you do not need to attend all four courses, you can pick and choose which you wish to do.

Course 1 Safety check, clean and lubricate

  • Check your bike to find out what needs adjusting and tighten some nuts and bolts on the way
  • How tight is tight?
  • Are you sitting comfortably? Make sure your saddle is at the correct height
  • I’ll name that part in one - what are the bits on your bike called
  • Identify that scraping sound
  • Keeping it clean - learn how to keep your bike clean and correctly lubricated
  • Under pressure - how to make sure that your tyres are correctly inflated

Course 2 Wheel, tyre and tube removal. Mending a puncture

  • Rear wheel removal
  • Quick release skewers and how they work
  • Feeling tyred? How to get that tyre off and on again
  • What caused it? How to find out how you got the puncture
  • Mending a puncture
  • Refitting the wheel


Course 3 Brake adjustment cables and blocks

  • Stop in the name of love
  • Why aren’t those brakes working?
  • Cleaning and lubricating cables
  • Indentifying your brakes and buying the right parts.
  • Changing a brake cable
  • Changing brake blocks
  • Setting up your brakes correctly
  • Please note we cannot teach you about hydraulic disc brakes, drum brakes or gyro brakes

Course 4 Gear adjustment

  • How a derailleur works
  • What do those little screws do?
  • Troubleshooting
  • Setting up gears
  • Checking compatibility
  • Changing a gear cable
  • Gear hangers
  • Please note we cannot teach you about hub gears

Training venues

Venue AreaVenue addressCourse type available
UAK Keighley

Green Head Road
Keighley 
BD20 6EB

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Cycle training
Journey Accompaniment
City Connect Cycles
Travel Planning
Leeds Road Sports Complex

Leeds Road
Huddersfield
HD2 1YY

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Cycle training
Journey Accompaniment
City Connect Cycles
Travel Planning
Kings Cross Fire Station

Skircoat Moor Road
Halifax
HX1 3JF

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Cycle training
Bite Size Bike Fix
Journey Accompaniment
City Connect Cycles
Travel Planning
Thornes Park Stadium

Horbury Road
Wakfield
WF2 8TY

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Cycle training
Journey Accompaniment
City Connect Cycles
Travel Planning
Fearnville Leisure Centre

Oakwood Lane
Leeds
LS8 3LF

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Cycle training
Journey Accompaniment
City Connect Cycles
Travel Planning
OSCA FoundationFourFields
36 Cousin Lane
Ovenden
HX2 8AD
Cycle training
Journey Accompaniment
City Connect Cycles
Travel Planning
Lister ParkNorthPark Road
Bradford
BD9 4NR

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Cycle training
Journey Accompaniment
City Connect Cycles
Travel Planning
Bradford Capital of Cycling

NCP Car Park
Bradford 
BD1 5SD

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Cycle training
Journey Accompaniment
City Connect Cycles
Travel Planning



Shimano, Cytech, 
City & Guilds

All of our mechanics are Cytech or City & Guilds qualified.


We use professional Park Tools during all of our maintenance courses and BikeRight! are an official Park Tool School.