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  • Meet our mechanic expert, Colin!
  • Meet our mechanic expert, Colin!

    One of our expert tutors, Bikeworks Colin has over 10 years experience in teaching cycle mechanics.

    He researched and wrote Bikeworks’ E-bike mechanic course and has successfully supported over 100 people through a City & Guilds Level 2 in cycle mechanics.

    In addition to teaching mechanics, Colin also taught music for 20 years in schools in West London. Colin has taught in schools for students with SEN, as well as primary, secondary and pupil referral units (PRUs).

    He even has a degree in Music from Brunel University.

    Colin - Bikeworks mechanic turtor

    Colin delivers our popular maintenance courses and accredited City & Guilds certification. He really is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to cycle maintenance and a great tutor!

    Upcoming Beginners courses (£70):
    Saturday 22nd April
    Sunday 14th May
    Saturday 20th May

    Upcoming Intermediate courses (£70):
    Sunday 4th June
    Saturday 10th June

    View all upcoming maintenance courses here.

    Upcoming City & Guilds 3-day “Level 1 Cycle Mechanic” courses (£480):
    Starts Tuesday 11th April
    Starts Tuesday 30th May
    View here

    There are also FREE courses running throughout March and April available to residents of Kensington & Chelsea. Head to our ‘Social Cycling‘ page for more info.

    Colin during a Dr Bikes session

    Here are some lovely words from our customers who have completed one of Colin’s courses:

    “Really good course, I really enjoyed it and learnt a lot. Colin was a really good instructor. He knows his stuff and we had fun doing it.”


    “It has to be the best course I’ve ever been on, learned so much about bike mechanics, Colin made everything so easy to understand – top trainer!! Taught in a very understanding way and was good fun throughout the 2 weeks”