Knowing the parts of the bicycle can make it a lot easier to follow repair instructions. Get to k...

By the end of the course, learner should be able to: Demonstrate a level knowledge of the average bicycles parts and mechanisms which allows the learner to be able to follow repair instructions of moderate difficulty. Be fully competent in carrying out the process of repairing a punctured wheel and, with practice, be able to complete the task in less than 20 minutes. Be fully competent in carrying out the process of replacing brake-pads and, with practice, be able to complete the task in less...

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Knowing the parts of the bicycle can make it a lot easier to follow repair instructions. Get to know the parts your less familiar with. References: Dreamstime. (2013). Parts of the bicycle stock images. Retrieved from http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-bicycle-parts-image10922453 by Mind Map: Knowing the parts of the bicycle can make it a lot easier to follow repair instructions. Get to know the parts your less familiar with.                                                                            References:                                                                                                                   Dreamstime. (2013). Parts of the bicycle stock images. Retrieved from http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photos-bicycle-parts-image10922453

1. Handle-bars

1.1. The brakes

1.2. The gear shifters/levers

1.2.1. Push inwards or turned to move up/down gears

2. Seat

2.1. Saddle

2.2. Height adjuster

2.2.1. Adjust height of saddle usually with quick release mechanism on modern bikes

2.2.1.1. Quick release

3. Brakes

3.1. Callipers

3.1.1. Mechanism which squeezes brakes onto wheel

3.2. Brake cable

3.3. Brake pads

3.4. V-Brakes

4. Front Wheel

4.1. Tyre

4.2. Rim

4.3. Tube

4.3.1. Made of rubber- filled with air

4.4. Spokes

4.5. Front fork

4.5.1. Holds front wheel in place

5. Back Wheel

5.1. Parts same as front wheel

5.2. Back wheel bracket

5.2.1. Holds back wheel in place

6. Gears

6.1. Derailor

6.1.1. Moves chain across chain rings to change gear

6.2. Gear cable

6.3. Chain rings

6.3.1. Chain sits onto the rings teeth and turns the wheels

6.4. Chain

7. Pedals

7.1. Crank