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Bike Repair Courses

Quick Cranks Institute for Bicycle Repair

Offering beginner to advanced bicycle repair training and accreditation.

Ever wanted to learn how to perform basic maintenance on your bicycle? Quick Cranks is excited to teach Ottawa & Gatineau the skills to repair bicycles from flat tires to full bicycle overhauls. We have the training package for you.

Hands On Instruction In A Pro bike Shop

Professional instruction to repair YOUR bikes. Bring your bicycle to maximize our instruction and get comfortable performing maintenance on your bikes.

Professional Tools

Learning with the best shop quality tools makes repair easy.

A safe and fun atmosphere to learn and make mistakes!

With bike mechanics around you can make mistakes and we can fix it! We will be there every step of the way. Our training environment is free from discrimination and welcomes everyone.

Under 18?

Ages 12-16 must attend the class with a parent or guardian over 18.

Ages 16-18 require parental consent however may attend the course on their own.

Our novice course is perfect for students looking to start a job at a bike shop! We will teach you the skills to perform tune-ups and give you an edge on the job market.

Courses Offered



Also known as the New Rider Maintenance Course, this beginner course is perfect for the cyclists who have little to no experience with bike repair. We will teach you how to use basic hand tools, bike autonomy, and more. 

Wheel removal & installation

Tire and tube replacements

Chain cleaning, inspection, and lubrication 

Minor shifting adjustments

Brake adjustment and inspection

Bike safety inspection 



Want to take the next step in bicycle maintenance? Learn more about advance topics and skills including the use of bicycle specific tools.

All of the Basics of Bikes Course

Brake systems

Derailleur systems

Bottom bracket systems

Chain systems

Wheel truing

Torque specifications

Pedal, handlebar, bar tape replacement

Pro Mechanics Course


A total of 40 hours of hands-on instruction, an examination, and a Bicycle Mechanics Certification that can be used towards employment at a bicycle shop, staff certifications, starting your own business or diving into an incredible hobby.

Home Bike Repair

We recommend having a few products at home to help you keep your bike in excellent working condition between your annual tune-ups. We have an excellent selection of essential tools, lubricants and cleaning products, and quality work stands. Shop online and pickup your items for free on your next shop visit.