A course for the classic folding bike, includes the much-dreaded but actually quite easy rear wheel removal! One day course.
Tools for the home mechanic
  • What tools are needed
  • Advice on buying tools
  • How to use basic tools

Bicycle overview

  • Get to know your bike
  • Bike roadworthy checks — adjust saddle, handlebars, gear/brake levers
  • How Brompton brakes work
  • Check brakes assessing wear
  • Replacing pads and how to align them properly
  • Centring brakes
  • Changing brake cables
  • The function of gears
  • How Brompton derailleur and hub gears work
  • Adjusting Sturmey Archer and SRAM hub gears
  • Adjusting Brompton derailleur gears
  • Replacing a rear gear cable
  • Checking and adjusting hook, handlebar catch and lower stop disc
  • Lubricating hinges and bolts

Course cost: £80
The courses take place at our training centre in Bermondsey SE16 3LR from 9.30-5.30pm.
If you'd like to be notified of our next Brompton course in September/October, please email us or call on 020 7231 6005. 

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Brompton information sheet pdf