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131 – 133 Francis st, Dublin 8, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Rothar is an independent bicycle shop in Dublin. It has two central locations since 2008. Along with the shop online, this bicycle shop has a showroom containing loads of bikes and accessories in the central Dublin shop on Fade street and the Phibsboro road. Rothar has a large range of road, hybrid bikes, mini velos, folding bikes and more. The trained staff and mechanics at the store, are bike lovers and certified, specialising in repairs and sales of only high quality bikes.

Rothar has partnered up with Bridge Project and are now providing the first and only accredited training course in bike mechanics in Ireland. This course is equally suited to people already working in the cycle industry who want an internationally recognised qualification or keen cyclists interested in taking their maintenance or bike building skills to the next level. All training takes place in our training centre on Francis street.


Unit 1: Introduction, Health & Safety, Parts of a Bike, Workshop Etiquette, Tyres, Tubes & Puncture Repair
Unit 2: Remove and Replace a Cycle Rim Brake Assembly
Unit 3: Transmission Remove & Replace a Cycle Gear Assembly
Unit 4: Service Cycle Hubs, cup & cone and sealed cartridge
Unit 5: Servicing Headset Assemblies including frame preparation
Unit 6: Service Bottom Bracket & Cranks including frame prep
Unit 7: Wheel Building
Unit 8: Wheel Building Cont d
Unit 9: Augment a Cycle & Systematic Cycle Check
Unit 10: Strip and Rebuild, Full change of a cycle frame

Rothar runs two types of courses. One over 10 weeks, two evenings a week, 2 hours / evening, or an intensive 45 hour long over 8 days.

Professional Bike Mechanic Course
Become a qualified professional bike mechanic with Rothar! This Professional Bike Mechanic Course is equally suited for people already working in the cycle industry, who want an internationally recognised qualification, or for keen cyclists interested in…

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