About Us


Torq Zone Academy is South Africa’s very first and only Bicycle Training Centre of Excellence which has partnered with the Association of Cycle Traders (ACT) UK to present Cytech technical training exclusively in South Africa.


We are committed to setting the benchmark for bicycle related technical training in South Africa. We believe in offering the latest up to date, most relevant and best quality training.


What makes us the Bicycle Training Centre of Excellence?


National Qualification accreditation

International Cytech technical accreditation

Professional, fully equipped workshop

Fully qualified facilitation

Commitment to the mechanic occupation


The Academy was founded by a pair of cyclists who are committed to ensuring training related standards in the bicycle maintenance and repair industry are embedded.

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Graeme Stickells - Co-founder, Managing Director & Facilitator

Graeme studied Education, Training and Development through the University of Johannesburg and has been involved in some form of training through most of his adult career.

Graeme completed his Cytech technical bicycle technician training through PJCS Cycle Training, an accredited site, in the United Kingdom.

Dirk Oerlemans - Co-founder

Dirk studied Management Accounting through the University of Stellenbosch and has been involved in in the cycling industry since 2012.