A lesson about the importance of bicycle maintenance. The presenter cycles along until her faulty bicycle brings her to a stop. A bike instructor explains how to care for a bike to keep it working. The instructor talks about the importance of oiling the chain, checking the brakes and putting air in the tyres.

First broadcast:
29 February 2008

This clip can be used to show children how to look after their bikes. It could also be used to encourage children to start a campaign on bike safety or to create posters encouraging other children to check their bikes.