Cam MTB - the Cambridge Mountain Bikers' Forum

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DISCLAIMER. MOUNTAIN BIKING CAN BE DANGEROUS. YOU JOIN US AT YOUR OWN RISK.

SAFETY BRIEFING.

  • Wear a helmet. Despite recent advances in medical science, brains still cannot be mended nor replaced.
  • Wear gloves or mitts. Hands often hit the ground first. Cuts and grazes invite infection and a hospital visit.
  • Wear eye protection, it only takes a twig or thorn to lose an eye. Crud catchers are a good idea in mucky weather.
  • When downhilling, for your own protection, allow plenty of space behind the rider in front.
  • Bring a bare minimum emergency tool kit and a spare inner tube.
  • Breakdowns are a bore. Plan not to have any by ensuring your bike is in perfect working order.
  • Punctures are also tedious. You can minimise them by fitting latex tubes, slime tubes or running tubeless tyres.

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Bicycle Wheelbuilding Workshop - Saturday 27/11/2010 in Cambridge

This is a practical workshop where you learn how to assemble, true and optimise bicycle wheels using proven techniques based on sound principles. I concentrate on teaching you how to build strong and durable wheels of ’standard’ (eg. cross-3) pattern. Radial, mixed and other exotic lacing patterns are not demonstrated, but the skills you learn provide the best foundation for attempting them later if you wish.

Whether you simply want to replace an occasional broken spoke, true existing wheels or hand build a complete wheel, this workshop gives you the knowledge, skills and confidence you need in a controlled environment. I restrict class size to ensure a high teacher-student ratio.

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Date: Sat 27/11/2010
Time: 10am-5pm
Location: Queen Edith Community Primary School, Godwin Way,
Cambridge, CB1 8QP
Cost: £75

You can download the current Information Sheet here:

Enrolment details and questions: please Email me.