What if my bike breaks?

There is always the chance you will have a mechanical problem with your bike. This is no different from having car trouble, but there is no breakdown service for cycles!

For some, a mechanical problem may be solved by a distress call to a friend or family member. However, it may be helpful to have the ability to do some basic safety checks and simple maintenance on a bike yourself.

Here are some useful links for learning some simple cycle maintenance...

Nottinghamshire County Council also offer a service for having your bike checked free of charge by a qualified cycle mechanic (Dr Bike). Click here for information.