Category Archives : Dr. Bike

Bike fettling

Top 10 Bike Maintenance Tips

The following bike fettling tips were provided by Helen Pidd, author of Bicycle – The Complete Guide To Everyday Cycling, published by Penguin. 1. Keep it clean If there is one thing you can do to prolong the life of your bike, it is keeping it clean. Tedious, but true. No fancy cleaning kit required […]

Dr. Bike 3

Dr Bikes are trained mechanics or enthusiastic cyclists who perform health checks on bikes and are a key service to have at your event to help achieve Britain’s Biggest Bike Fix. There are two types of Dr Bike: A trained mechanic from a local bike shop or social enterprise can attend the event to deliver […]

Britain’s Biggest Bike Fix

With an estimated 26,000 bikes fixed at events nationwide last year, Bike Week’s ‘Britain’s Biggest Bike Fix’ was an overwhelming success. Organisers across the UK are encouraged to take part in Britain’s Biggest Bike Fix by offering “Dr Bike” services at their local event, and encouraging people who own a bike, but don’t use it, […]