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Overview

Bicycle Mechanics repair and adjust bicycles, and assemble bicycle kits.

Day-to-day

  • assembles new bicycles that are delivered to the bicycle shop
  • checks bicycles before they go on sale
  • services and repairs bicycles brought in by customers
  • advises customers about bicycle repair options, parts and accessories
  • may be responsible for updating and maintaining stock such as bicycle parts and accessories
  • may be involved in sales work and general shop duties such as answering the phone, serving customers and opening the shop
  • experienced bicycle mechanics may work for regional or national cycling teams on tour.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become a Bicycle Mechanic

Skills employers are looking for

  • Repair

  • Customer Service

  • Communication Skills

  • Sales

  • Retail Sales

  • Computer Literacy

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