Safe Routes To School Programs

Bike Mechanic Training

Image of a bike mechanic knelt in front of a bike propped on a stand, with students gathered around for a demonstration.

Bike Mechanic Training can teach children repair skills to encourages
and empowers students to take charge of their own transportation. A bicycle
mechanic training can be made available to students as a one-time basics lesson
or as a multi-session course. This training can be offered after school or on
weekends, and can be combined with an earn-a-bike program, bike rodeo, or other
bicycle safety/skills trainings.

Target Audience
Middle school, high school

Event, skills training/hands on training,

Increased bicycling
Youth empowerment

Discussion Questions
Have you ever participated in a bike mechanic training?
What bike resources do your students have access to?

Contact Us

Have questions or looking for additional materials? Let us know how we can help! Linda Spohr at [email protected]


MnDOT Safe Routes to School Planning is a project of MnDOT.
This webpage was developed by Zan Associates in partnership with  Alta Planning + Design.

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St. Paul, MN 55155-1800