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Category: Mechanics

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Two New Bicycle Mechanics Graduates return to Jasper and Banff

Two new CABS Certified Bicycle Mechanics graduated today. Chris Stach from The Bench bike shop in Jasper and Todd Hewitt, a restaurateur from Banff passed the Professional Bicycle Mechanics Program at CABS. CABS, is the Central Alberta Bicycle School located in Millet, Alberta. The students immerse themselves into a three week program, containing three, one…
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Two More Trained Bicycle Mechanics are Released into the Wild

Two men from Edmonton and Beaumont graduated today from the CABS Professional Bicycle Mechanics Program.

CABS Program Waiting List created to support BAM program.

Training Demands Initiate Program Waiting List

With the high demand for bicycle mechanic training in Alberta, Centra Alberta Bicycle School (CABS) has opened a waiting list for prospective students.

Inspect Bicycle for cracks in frame. Here we see a crack the the head tube.

Inspect Bicycles: The cracked head-tube

What a Bicycle Assembly Mechanic May Encounter Not all new bicycles are perfect out of the box. In fact, manufacture defects can happen. It is part of the BAM certified bicycle assemblers job to inspect bicycles and spot these issues. The cracked head-tube revealed when the BAM inspects the bicycle. A great example is a…
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The Blind Hole: Bearing Pulling Made Easy

Not all wheel hub servicing is old school. Some present you with a blind hole. Many newer more expensive bicycles are build using hub assemblies requiring pressed-in bearings. These hubs can create an extraction challenge that will require you to go down the blind hole. By definition a “blind hole” refers to a hole that…
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