Bike Maintenance Courses

& Outdoor Training

Choose a bespoke or Velotech accredited bike maintenance course, or upskill yourself for outdoor adventures

  • We have trained 170+ participants to gain their Bronze, Silver or Gold Award.

  • Velotech courses are all two days and include a short online MCQ theory test

  • Cost per person, per course is £300

  • Cost for a course of 6 people at a venue of your choosing is £1500

  • Our teaching kit is fully mobile with high specification tool boxes and stands

  • Firetrail are the official Velotech provider for SUSTRANS Scotland

  • We deliver courses across Scotland

Velotech Courses

Firetrail - Scotland's leading Velotech provider since 2009

 

"Excellent course, everything extremely well explained & demonstrated by Richard. Tool kits extremely well organised."

(Velotech Silver participant)

Bespoke Bike Courses
 
Get new skills in cycle maintenance

  • Design your course or choose one of ours

 

- Tubeless wheels & tyres

- Suspension (rear shocks, dropper posts, forks)

- Hydraulic brakes (bleed, maintain and adjust)

-'Get-me-home' specialist hacks for trail- or roadside repairs (can include a ride element)

  • Typically courses are 1 day in duration and class-room based with no theory exam

  • The cost per person is £100 and the minimum number of participants is 6

 

  • Default course location is Aboyne, but we travel to any location within Scotland

 

"Absolutely loved the course, have learned so much and am totally motivated to learn more – have sourced an excellent practice bike :-). Thank you!"

(Firetrail Roadside Repair participant)

Outdoor Training

Training and skills for your next adventureor event

  • We deliver a wide range of outdoor courses including qualification courses

  • We specialise in expeditioning skills like map-reading, campcraft & remote safety

  • We provide staff training for race event support teams (communications, systems management, safety etc)