Bike maintenance Maintaining your bike well is essential to ensure you are safe on the road when you’re cycling. It’s easy to learn how to do the essentials yourself. The Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) website offers lots of good advice on maintenance. If you have a more complex problem to resolve, you may feel more comfortable taking your bike to your local bike shop. TfGM also often run free riding and maintenance sessions at cycling events around Greater Manchester. Visit the TfGM website to find your nearest and latest training session.