Maintenance in Southampton

Does your bike need some TLC?

Our Bike Doctors run events across Southampton to help you keep your bike in tip top condition, offering free safety checks and fixing any minor issues. All opportunities will be advertised as they arise on our events pages.

 

Learn to do it yourself!

Want to organise bike maintenance training for your community group, workplace or event? Want a daytime session for a group of busy parents or a weekend date for long-day commuters? Please email activetravel@myjourneysouthampton.com or call 023 8083 4219 for more information. Group training can be facilitated for groups of young people and adults.

We also have two Bike Kitchens every Wednesday! Join the Southampton Bike Kitchen from 7.00pm - 9.00pm at The Hub Cycleworks in Shirley, Southampton, and Monty's Bike Hub 6pm-8pm  in Sholing. Bike Kitchens are a great way to learn how to fix your bike by yourself. For more details visit the 'Bike Kitchen' section of the My Journey Website.

 

Bicycle Maintenance Made Easy

Like any machine, a bicycle will work better and last longer if you care for it properly. Get in the habit of checking your bike regularly – simple checks and maintenance can help you enjoy hassle-free riding and avoid repairs.

The “M check” is a simple way to make sure your bike is safe to ride.

What you’ll need:

  • A bike pump

  • A set of allen keys

Watch the following video provided by Sustrans for a detailed guide:

 

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