Adult Bike Repair Class, April 2019

Location

3939 Lancaster Ave.

Description

Our Basic Bicycle Repair course for adults is a great way to begin learning how to repair and maintain your bike yourself, or to brush up on rusty repair skills. The class meets weekly for a month. Lessons typically include: flat repair, parts of the bike and bike fit, care and feeding of your brakes, shifting, and an introduction to overhauling bearings. More advanced procedures can be covered on request. Participants are encouraged to bring their own bikes and friends.*

*We do need at least five participants to hold classes so tell your friends and help support our youth programs!

February class runs from 6:30pm to 9pm on Monday evenings: April 8, 15, 22, & 29.

 

 Week 1: Introduction

  • Bike parts & tools
  • Flat fix
  • Bike safety check
 

Week 3: Cable & Brakes

  • Types of brakes
  • Brake adjustment
  • Cable adjustment

 Week 2: Bike Bearing Systems

  • Wheel hubs & axle overhaul and adjustment
  • Bottom bracket overhaul and adjustment
  • Headset overhaul and adjustment
 

Week 4: The Drive System

  • Gears
  • Chains
  • Derailleur adjustments
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