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Cytech share technical tips at the Cycle Show 2019

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

The Cycle Show is one of the country's biggest cycling events and is now celebrating its 18th year in 2019, with Cytech attending once again along with more than 300 other exhibitors and over 500 brands presenting their newest bikes, kit, clothing and accessories at this annual 3-day showcase in September.

Cytech is the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians delivering training and promotion of technical skills to the cycle trade and enthusiasts worldwide. Cytech technical are a set of courses which encompass the basics of cycle mechanics right through to dealing with the most advanced and high-tech components and parts.

At the show on the Cycle Advice Stage Cytech will be demonstrating key practices in bike maintenance that will be useful for both the trade and public.

Their two seminars will be held on each of the consumer facing days of the show which includes Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th of September 2019.

10.10-10.40 - Rear Gear Adjustment

It can be immensely annoying if the gears on your bike don't work as they should. In this session we'll take a deep dive into the rear gears of your bike covering how to set up and adjust the rear derailleur, check for damage and misalignment, know the different types of rear derailleur and how they relate to different cassette sizes as well as replacing a cable to keep the shifting slick.

15.30-16.00 - Front Gear Adjustment

The front derailleur can be a source of mystery for many. In this session we will show you why alignment matters, what cable tension and routing you require, the different styles of front derailleur and how to set up, care and troubleshoot them.

 

Visit us at the show

Want to know more about these, or any other technical topics? Stop by the Cytech stand (3-F30) on any of the four days of the show to speak to any of our experts. Whether you're looking to go on a course to learn more, or just have a couple of technical questions you need answering, Cytech will be on hand to help!

Don't forget to also drop by the ACT stand (TZ22) on the trade day to speak to one of the team about how we could help your business - whether you're already a member or not!

Don't miss the opportunity to attend the Cytech seminars and The Cycle Show completely free of charge by registering for your free trade pass, also valid on consumer days! Free before the 11th September 2019.

 

Save your customers 10% on advance adult tickets!

Let your customers know about the Cycle Show and help them save 10% on the standard advance ticket price of £15.50!

The ACT along with Cytech, who will both have a stand at the show, are offering tickets for just £13.95 an adult when booking in advance of the show. Simply enter discount code ‘CYTECH' when prompted on the ticket page here*.

*A transaction fee applies. Offer ends 12-9-19.

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