Episode 199: Corners Mechanics Cut But Shouldn’t

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Welcome to Episode 199 of Cycle Systems Online Academy! In this episode, our instructor discusses common practices among bike mechanics that need improvement, the importance of formal qualifications, and the varying standards across different countries. Working in commercial workshops in Switzerland during 2023 and 2024, Sean has noticed some common corners mechanics cut. Tune in to see if you are guilty and gain valuable insights to enhance your understanding of the bike servicing world.



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About the author, Julia

Julia Lally is co-founder and finance and ops director of Cycle Systems UK and Cycle Systems Online GmbH. She likes to divide her time equally between the laptop, her eBike and the spa pool. But mostly, the laptop wins.

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