Bike Maintenance at Blackrock Further Education Institute

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Bike Maintenance at Blackrock Further Education Institute is a  6-week Course that will  unlock the secrets to keeping your bicycle in top-notch condition!

Whether you’re a casual rider or a dedicated cyclist, this hands-on course is designed to empower you with essential maintenance skills and knowledge. Led by Michele Menis of Belfield bike shop, you’ll learn the ins and outs of bike care, troubleshooting common issues, and mastering basic repairs. Get ready to pedal confidently and enjoy a smoother ride as you delve into the world of bike mechanics. No prior experience required – just a passion for cycling and a willingness to get your hands greasy!

Bike Maintenance at Blackrock Further Education Institute

The course will cover the following:
1- Dealing with punctures
2- Knowing and adjusting brakes
3- Knowing and adjusting gears
4- General wear and tear, checking bearings and sprockets
5- Checking headsets. Spokes and wheels
6- Cycling position. Cleaning. Safety check

Cost: €90

Tuesday’s 18:30 – 20:30

Start date: 26th September

Note: Small class size so places are limited


About Blackrock Further Education Institute

Blackrock Further Education Institute offers a wide variety of courses, evening courses and adult education in Blackrock, South Dublin.

Blackrock Further Education Institute is a College of Further Education offering an excellent range of professional career courses. Graduates enjoy professional qualifications certified and accredited by nationally and internationally-recognised examining and professional bodies. Blackrock Further Education Institute delivers a comprehensive programme of evening classes. Courses can be taken to achieve professional qualifications in Accounting, Information Technology, Design, Beauty and Holistic Therapies. Additionally, a variety of hobby (personal interest) courses are also provided.

BFEI, formerly Senior College Dun Laoghaire (SCD), was established in 1982 under the statutory authority of Dun Laoghaire Vocational Education Committee.In June 2014, Senior College relocated to a state-of-the-art campus in Blackrock village and rebranded as Blackrock Further Education Institute. The college runs courses, evening classes and adult courses for the people of Blackrock and surrounding areas. As a non-profit organisation we charge the minimum fee necessary to cover the costs of courses at the college.

Classes run from September to May each year and are generally offered between 6.30pm and 9.30pm on Monday and Tuesday nights. Having moved to our new campus at Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin, we are delighted that our students and staff will  benefit from a modern and well equipped environment in which to teach and learn on our many courses and adult education programmes.

Find out more about courses and evening classes at Blackrock Further Education Institute by viewing our course listings in’s Course Finder.

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