Thursday, 9 December 2010

Campagnolo Training Centre

2 Day Campagnolo Training at Velotech Cycling Ltd. Also Campagnolo approved service centre &  providers of warranty services to Campagnolo SRL in the UK.

Just spent 2 days at Velotech Cycling Ltd Training Centre. The course is run by Graeme Freestone King. Graeme is very knowledgeable and has been in bicycle trade for 30 years. Training Centre and workshop: Adjacent to Longstaff Cycles, Albert Street, Chesterton, Staff ST5 7JF (Longstaff cycles are internationally known for their quality work in steel framebuilding. Seeing there workshop is worth a visit.)

Day 1 - Ergopower Levers In this module we looked at compatibility, of full components and internal parts, and how to strip and re-assemble the three main drop-bar variants and known issues. (Escape, Ultra Shift 10,11 speed)  – OEM and frame specification. Correct dimensions for the frame, Correct preparation, Tolerances and Known issues .

Day 2 – G3 wheels Concept, Spoke types & fitting methods, Nipples and fitting methods, Tensioning and truing. - UltraTorque & PowerTorgue. Fitting the UT system into conventional BB shells, Fitting UT systems into BB30 type-frames, Changing the bearings, Known issues. Hubs - Fully sealed bearing hubs, Oversize hubs, Freehub body compatibilities.

Retailers with staff who have graduated the Campagnolo Training Course: Shown here
Wheelbuilding

Special Tools VAR Bearing Press Vartools


Velotech Cycling Ltd: >>>> Advanced training courses

Campagnolo Training:

There are two one-day courses included under the Campagnolo heading - G3 wheelbuilding, for which a Sapim wheelbuilding certificate or a parallel award is a pre-requisite, and Campagnolo Proprietary Technology, dealing with Ergopower, UltraTorque. hub servicing and detail of Campagnolo equipment set-up. The courses are normally delivered on two consecutive days. Completion of both is a pre-requisite for Campagnoo ProShop status. Candidates will leave with a thorough understanding of Campagnolo technology and how to fault-find and correct known issues.
Links:
Campagnolo Technical Manual
Campagnolo Frequently Asked Questions
Highly Recommended:
Park Tool Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair:


A must for all bicycle mechanics!

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