This Trek Certified Service Assembly Technician 101 course is constructed to educate NICA student-athletes to perform bicycle maintenance on their own. This will in turn lead to enhanced rider confidence with equipment operations all whil saving time and money by completeing the work themselves. Further, this course teaches sills beyond the wrench that can be applied to business and social life. Initial skills learned are also directly applicable to a potential career within the bicycle industry.


This course is designed or any NICA student-athlete or coach that is interested in starting or further developing their bicycle mechanic skills. Student-athletes and coaches must be 16 years of age or older by July, 22 2018.


 Alll courses and training will be hosted at our Trek Certified Service training and development facility at Trek Bicycle's global headquarters in Waterloo, WI.


Subject material covered:

Understanding tool use and maintenance

Understanding torque values and their importance

Adjustment of bearings in headsets, bottom brackets and hubs

Installation of handlebar and saddle

Installation of handlebar grip and tape

Installation and truing of wheels

Installation and tuning of disc and rim brakes

Installation and tuning of drivetrains

Tubeless Ready system installation and set-up

Tube replacement

Complete bicycle safety check procedure

Bike washing procedure

Introduction to on-line technical resources

Introduction and proficiency in 5S methodology

Test ride procedure

What products will be utilized in training?

Trek X-Caliber

Electra cruiser