Bike Maintenance Workshops in Bradford
There are a number of courses available which teach you to fix your bike – right from the level of fixing a puncture up to advanced mechanics qualifications. Keep an eye out for news about them from this website and the organisations it signposts.
Bradford Bikery are a community workshop/charity organisation that run workshops (Ground Floor Buchan Towers, Radwell Dr, BD5 0QS). They also hold drop-in maintenance sessions weekly. They have workstands, tools and helpful mechanics who will give you advice and guidance in maintaining and repairing your bike. Whether you don’t know the first thing about bikes or you have a good idea of what you’re doing, the Bikery workshop is open to all.
The Halfords chain, on Hamstrasse in Bradford periodically runs maintenance classes, which are usually free. They are currently signing people up for free kids bike maintenance courses and courses for women.
The University and College’s Bike Hub
The Bike Hub runs maintenance courses, offers bike hire and help with cycling related matters to Bradford University and College students and staff. They can be found opposite J.B.Priestley Library, University of Bradford, BD7 1DP (firstname.lastname@example.org), www.facebook.com/bradfordbikehub @BradfordBikeHub
Other Courses and Workshops
A number of cycle clubs and organisations run maintenance workshops periodically. Ask around to see what you can find. If you know of any regular workshops that should be listed here. Please let us know.