Park Tool School is a course that was designed by the famous bicycle tool company to help the average rider learn how to do their own basic repairs and preventive maintenance. It’s a great program on many different levels. Get inspired and gain confidence about your bike whilst out on the trails or on the roadside! Our courses come with an industry recognised qualification, so maybe a new career beckons!

We are stoked at Epic Performance to announce our new venue! Peel Tower Glentress will be host our maintenance courses for 2019, so come join us in this amazing cycling mecca, whether you are an into MTB for the trails in the forest or a roadie loving the beautiful Borders roads.

Dates for booking as follows:

2020 dates coming soon!

Further courses can be provided if these don't meet your schedule, drop us an email to check availability. 

Courses can also be run at your own club, work location.

If you require accommodation, we can help with contacts in Peebles and Edinburgh.

We can also arrange transfers for you and your bike from the airport or train station, just let us know how we can help to get you to Glentress!

COST £300*(including a free Park Tool Big Blue Book)


Park Tool School is empowering, i.e. it teaches you to be more self-reliant on the road or on the trail.


Park Tool School saves you money by giving you the confidence to do your own basic repairs and maintenance, saving on those costly service bills.


By knowing the appropriate bike industry lingo, you’ll be better prepared deal with your local bike shop when ordering parts, or when more extensive repairs are needed.


You’ll know what you can do, know how to spot work that’s beyond your tooling or skills, and know what to ask for when you go to your local bike shop.


Park Tool School is a great way to meet other cyclists.


The list of topics covered in our 2 Day Park Tool School has evolved significantly over time. Because 2 days of instruction offers a limited amount of time for topics we have selected specific repairs based on some essential elements, those being:


  • Small repairs that can be handled with limited experience

  • Common mechanical challenges that cyclists face

  • Jobs based on a home mechanics budget for tooling

  • Building a foundation of mechanical knowledge





  • Terminology, Parts, and Systems of the Bicycle

  • Mechanical Foundations

  • Thread-less Headset Removal, and Reinstallation

  • Square Taper Crank Arm Removal and Reinstallation

  • Sealed Bottom Bracket Removal and Reinstallation

  • Cassette Removal and Reinstallation

  • Freewheel Removal and Reinstallation

  • Chain Sizing, Removal and Reinstallation

  • Brake Caliper removal and Reinstallation

  • Brake Pad Removal and Reinstallation

  • Brake Cable and Brake Housing Installation

  • Brake System Set-up and Adjustment

  • Front Derailleur Removal and Reinstallation

  • Rear Derailleur Removal and Reinstallation

  • Shift Cable, and Shift Housing Installation

  • Shifter Set-up, and Adjustment 

*Cancellation terms do apply