Programs: BAM - Bicycle Assembly and Maintenance
Build and improve your Bike Mechanic Skills at LEF
We’ve been training people how to properly, safely and quickly assemble and fix bicycles since 2009.
Our Bike Assembly and Maintenance (BAM) program builds a strong foundation for aspiring mechanics, providing fundamental knowledge and skills to enable your path to a growing and thriving industry.
New in Spring 2023!
LEF is excited to offer our new series of half-day and full-day bike mechanic training workshops at an affordable price.
All training takes place in our fully equipped bike shop at the LEF training centre, and is led by experienced bike instructors Darren Duke and Greg McRoberts.
Register at eventbrite while spots last. Registration is on a first come first served basis.
Workshops Currently on offer:
Bicycle Assembly Certificate
Learn how to put a new bike together out of the box - safely, reliably and quickly.
9 am - 1:30 pm, $100
Disc Brake Servicing
Learn the fundamentals of disc brake diagnostics; identify and safely bleed mineral oil and DOT fluid brakes.
9 am - 1 pm, $75
Road Bike Bar Taping
Learn industry standards of how to wrap road bicycle handlebars, shifter-brake lever positioning and stem mounting.
9 am - 12 pm, $65
About the Workshops
COMING IN FALL 2023
Bicycle Assembly & Maintenance BAM Program
Our signature comprehensive training program builds a strong foundation for aspiring mechanics, providing fundamental knowledge and skills to enable your path to a growing and thriving industry.
Visit our JOB BOARD to see what bike assembly and maintenance jobs are available today.
About the instructors
Darren has been a bicycle industry professional for over 35 years and has extensive knowledge of bicycle retail and distribution along with excellent technical mechanical skills. Darren spent many years servicing bikes at Dukes Cycle and as inside sales and warranty manager at Vellend Tech distribution. He has shared his knowledge for the past 13 years as the BAM instructor with many students starting their careers after graduating from the BAM program. With his advanced knowledge of bicycle repair and maintenance, he has shown to be an expert in the field.
Greg has worked in the cycling industry for over 20 years, primarily as a master mechanic and assembler. He brings a vast amount of technical knowledge and practical, real-world experience to the BAM program.
For more information, please contact Carolina Giraldo at 416-989-5621 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.