Bike mechanic courses

pedalmonkey
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Bike mechanic courses

Postby pedalmonkey » Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:35 am

Hi first timer here, does anyone know of any bike mechanic short courses around in Perth? I don't mean fixing punctures, basic maintenance etc, I mean tinkering with derailleurs, headsets, bottom brackets and so forth.

twowheels
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Re: Bike mechanic courses

Postby twowheels » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:53 pm

You could learn the skills you are talking about by volunteering at Bicycles for Humanity WA
Volunteers are welcome every Tuesday and Friday from 9am to 1pm.

We are also open on the second Sunday of the month from 9am to 1pm. eg next Sunday 8 April 2018

http://www.b4hwa.com/how-can-i-help/

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Re: Bike mechanic courses

Postby Mububban » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:58 pm

twowheels wrote:You could learn the skills you are talking about by volunteering at Bicycles for Humanity WA
Volunteers are welcome every Tuesday and Friday from 9am to 1pm.

We are also open on the second Sunday of the month from 9am to 1pm. eg next Sunday 8 April 2018

http://www.b4hwa.com/how-can-i-help/


I'll make it to one of these sessions one day! I've got the 3 Dams this weekend, but one day....
When you are driving your car, you are not stuck IN traffic - you ARE the traffic!!!

dmwill
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Re: Bike mechanic courses

Postby dmwill » Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:19 pm

Melody Wheels does the odd course on wheel building and hub servicing, etc.

pedalmonkey
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Re: Bike mechanic courses

Postby pedalmonkey » Mon Apr 09, 2018 12:16 pm

twowheels wrote:You could learn the skills you are talking about by volunteering at Bicycles for Humanity WA
Volunteers are welcome every Tuesday and Friday from 9am to 1pm.

We are also open on the second Sunday of the month from 9am to 1pm. eg next Sunday 8 April 2018

http://www.b4hwa.com/how-can-i-help/


Thanks, good idea, I'll try to come along on a Sunday sometime!

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