3 hour Bicycle Maintenance & Safety Course

Level 1
3 hour Bicycle Maintenance & Safety Course

1226 BIKES  Bring Your Own Bicycle Maintenance & Safety Course

Friendly, experienced & professional trainers with years of experience.  We know how to teach tuning & maitenance…  & we can prove it!

Location:  Maribyrnong
Difficulty:  Between 1 out of 5
Dates:  See form below
Contact Number:  0497 084 527

Detailed description below the booking form

Over 200   5 ⭐ reviews on Google
65 000 followers on Facebook
100’s on Insta, YT, etc.

    Duration:  3 hours
    Cost:  $110
    Difficulty:  1 out of 5

    *Mandatory Fields
    Which day are you booking for?*

    If you are purchasing a gift voucher please fill in the details of the recipient along with your email address. We will email you the gift voucher using the name provided. You can print out the voucher & give it to the recipient or email it to them. The receiver can just pick an upcoming date & pay using the voucher

    If you are redeeming your voucher please provide number in the field below

    Group bookings available. Please email sales@1226.bike or call 0497084527 for enquiries

    Voucher # (Please provide your gift voucher number here)


    What type of bike are you bringing?

    Bike Brand

    Bike Model

    Any Specific Issues?


    Gear Brand

    Number Of Gears

    Terms & Conditions*

    A 3 hour hands-on experience filled with handy tricks & “how-to’s” as we dive into the art of checking & diagnosing issues on the bike, cleaning, degreasing, lubing, changing tyres, removing wheels (& putting them back on again!) adjusting gears, brakes, & more.  If you have no knowledge but a ton of enthusiasm… then this is for you!

    Topics covered

    • Taking a wheel off & putting it back on again
    • Putting the tyre back on your bicycle without using tyre levers
    • Checking your chain for wear
    • Degreasing & lubing your chain
    • Safety checking the bike
    • Checking for worn bearings
    • Checking wheel rim, discs, brakepads & tyres for wear
    • Replacing tyres & brakepads

    Electronic & Mechanical

    Over 3 hours we guide you through the essential principles of bicycle safety & maintenance. Starting with an overview, we break down the intricacies of your bike into easy-to-follow steps. Step one is introduced to the group as a whole, providing detailed instructions, before you embark on the rewarding journey of undertaking that step on your own bike with us guiding you every step of the way.  Return to the group, learn the next step, undertake on your own bike & return…  Rinse & repeat until completion


    With designated workstands and tools at your disposal you’ll immerse yourself in each step, gaining practical experience as you go.  It’s dynamic & interactive. You’ll acquire valuable skills, keep your bike running like a dream…  & it’s great fun!

    After only 3 hours you & your bike will be ready to conquer any road or trail

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    The Trainers



    head mechanic

    The mountain bike guy. Bike builder & head mechanic at 1226. If Steve’s the stylist, Ben’s the executor. Modifications, conversions, complicated custom builds… Ben’s done it all…

    Because of the diversity of bikes we build, our customer base & years of training at the 1226 courses, there’s not much he hasn’t worked on or seen including your beautiful beast

    Whatever you bring Ben’s got you covered!



    Bike builder & stylist

    The road bike guy. Steve’s a bike builder & head stylist at 1226. If you’ve seen our Neo-Retro builds, our resto’s, our crazy MTB colourways Steve’s fingerprints all over them! He’s been building bikes for the last 12 years

    If you’ve ever tried to tune your gears with Youtube & couldn’t figure out any, most, or even some of what they were saying Steve will blow your mind! Even if you’ve never looked at the back end of your bike Steve’s got you covered

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