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Bicycle Repairers

Also called: Bicycle Mechanic, Bicycle Repairman, Bicycle Service Technician, Bike Mechanic

What they do:
Repair and service bicycles.
On the job, you would:
  • Install and adjust speed and gear mechanisms.
  • Assemble new bicycles.
  • Install, repair, and replace equipment or accessories, such as handlebars, stands, lights, and seats.


  • customer service
Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • product and service development
Arts and Humanities
  • English language


Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • put together small parts with your fingers
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Analytical Thinking


You might use software like this on the job:

Data base user interface and query software
  • Pedal Powered Software Bicycle Repair Man
  • Repair Traq
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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