Basic Bike Maintenance

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Show the YP how to ensure their bikes are roadworthy


Bike, Bike Spanners, Oil


1. Demonstrate where on a bike should be oiled (and let the YP have a go if possible)
2. Show how to check that the brakes are working and how to adjust them.
3. Explain the importance of having the seat and handlebars at the right height and show how to adjust them


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  • Cyclist - Clean, oil and punctures
  • Cyclist - Clean, oil and punctures
  • Cyclist - Maintenance