Rediscover Bikes

Bicycle Basics – Parent and Child Workshop

Event Description:
Once children are using their own bikes it won't be long before they need a bit of maintenance.  This workshop is designed for a child and an accompanying adult to participate together and it teaches the children how to do basic maintenance on their bikes. This workshop is suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years old.

It will be a combination of demonstration and hands on activities on children's bikes provided for the class.

This will include:

- Basic rules for nuts and bolts
- Checking for loose bearings
- Adjusting saddle height
- Checking wheel nuts are tight
- How to know what size of wheel a bike has
- How to pump up a tyre
- Finding punctures in an inner tube
- Checking and tightening brakes
- Oiling chains
- Giving the bike a quick clean

*Child must be accompanied by one adult
*Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years old
*If you have any queries in relation to bikes please email Mark at

Event Date and Time:
Wednesday 13th July 2022, from 2.00pm until 3.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

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