Bicycle Maintenance for Improvers (Alex Brett) 4 weeks on Saturday mornings 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Sats 4 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov and 25 Nov.

In this course we’ll look at cables, bearings, wheels and headset bearings, torque settings, troubleshooting, derailleur set-up, rim wear and wheel truing – and there’ll be a chance to bring along your own problems and questions.

Alex Brett is a former surveyor who has been an independent cycle mechanic for the past 8 years, delivering cycle maintenance classes and a ‘Dr Bike’ service in the Nottingham area. He’s recently moved to Lancaster. Contact him on 07837027096, or email

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