Knowing how to maintain and repair your own bike can help reduce ongoing maintenance costs. It’s a lot easier than you think. There’s a lot of information available on the web to help you, the following are a selection of websites:
- Wikibooks Bicycle Maintenance and Repairs
- The Bike Website
- Sheldon Brown’s Website
- Beginners Guide to Bicycle Maintenance
If you are not too sure how to go about this then visit our Cycle Shops and Service Webpage or if you want to take a course on bike maintence then Cycle Confident offer free bike maintenance courses on behalf of TfL and Havering Council, as well as regular Dr. Bike sessions to check your bike over.
See here for our quick guide to giving your bike a safety or “M” check.