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Basic Bike Maintenance Class
Jun
29
6:30 PM18:30

Basic Bike Maintenance Class

Learn how to perform essential maintenance on your bike and keep it running smoothly!

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Basic derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Basic Bike Maintenance Class
May
25
6:30 PM18:30

Basic Bike Maintenance Class

Learn how to perform essential maintenance on your bike and keep it running smoothly!

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Basic derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Basic Bike Maintenance Class
Apr
27
6:30 PM18:30

Basic Bike Maintenance Class

Learn how to perform essential maintenance on your bike and keep it running smoothly!

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Basic derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Basic Bike Maintenance Class
Mar
30
6:30 PM18:30

Basic Bike Maintenance Class

Learn how to perform essential maintenance on your bike and keep it running smoothly!

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Basic derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Basic Bike Maintenance Class
Feb
23
6:30 PM18:30

Basic Bike Maintenance Class

Learn how to perform essential maintenance on your bike and keep it running smoothly!

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Basic derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
Sep
23
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Avoid burdening yourself with a poorly-functioning or broken bike. Learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
Aug
26
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Avoid burdening yourself with a poorly-functioning or broken bike. Learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
Jul
22
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Avoid burdening yourself with a poorly-functioning or broken bike. Learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
Jun
24
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how. This class is a quick survey of these basics, which will be covered in greater depth during future classes.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
May
27
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Come learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how. This class is a quick survey of these basics, which will be covered in greater depth during future classes.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Language: English
Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
Apr
29
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Come learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how. This class is a quick survey of these basics, which will be covered in greater depth during future classes.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Instructor: Mark W.
Language: English
Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
Mar
25
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Come learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how. This class is a quick survey of these basics, which will be covered in greater depth during future classes.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Instructor: Mark W.
Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Clase: Mantenimiento Básico de la Bicicleta (Español)
Feb
16
4:30 PM16:30

Clase: Mantenimiento Básico de la Bicicleta (Español)

Venga a aprender lo esencial del mantenimiento de la bicicleta: qué, por qué y cómo. Esta clase es una introducción a la información más necesaria para mantener su bicicleta.

Esta clase cubrirá:
- Anatomía de la bicicleta y tipos de bicicletas
- Presión de llanta
- Reemplazo de llantas y reparaciones básicas
- Lubricación y reemplazo de cadenas
- Gomas de freno y ajuste de freno
- Ajuste de cambio de velocidades
- Evaluación de rodamientos
- Los elementos de una puesta a punto básica

La clase será enseñada en Español.

Instructor: Paul N.
Tarifa: donación sugerida de $5 por persona, nadie rechazó por falta de fondos
No se requiere una bicicleta para participar en esta clase. No repararemos bicicletas de los participantes durante la clase.

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
Jan
28
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Come learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how. This class is a quick survey of these basics, which will be covered in greater depth during future classes.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Instructor: Paul N.
Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Class: Basic Bike Maintenance
Dec
17
10:30 AM10:30

Class: Basic Bike Maintenance

Come learn the essentials of bike maintenance - what, why, and how. This class is a quick survey of these basics, which will be covered in greater depth during future classes.

This class will cover:
- Bicycle anatomy and bike types
- Tire pressure
- Tire replacement and flat repair basics
- Chain lubrication and replacement
- Brake pads and brake adjustment
- Derailleur adjustment
- Bearing assessment
- The elements of a basic tune-up

Instructor: Paul N.
Fee: Suggested donation of $5 per person, no one turned away for lack of funds
A bicycle is not required to participate in this class. We will not be repairing participants' bikes during the class.

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Class: Wheel Truing
Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Wheel Truing

This class will discuss:

• The basic structure of spoked wheels
• Lateral and radial truing
• Wheel dishing
• Measuring spoke tension
• Replacing broken spokes
• Flattening rim dings

Participants will have hands-on practice.

This class will not cover wheel building but basic applicable concepts will be discussed.

Wheels will be provided but you may bring your own wheel to use for practice.

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Class: Hubs, Headsets, and Bottom Brackets
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Hubs, Headsets, and Bottom Brackets

Interested in learning how to adjust and overhaul hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets? Come on down to learn about the concepts that these pieces of equipment have in common, and get some hands-on time turning stutter and shudder into butter.

Learn how to:

•  Dismantle hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets
•  Clean equipment
•  Identify wear and other issues
•  Apply grease
•  Reassemble equipment
•  Adjust and lock system properly

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Class: Brakes and Derailleurs
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Brakes and Derailleurs

It's no fun when your brakes are squeaking, barely stopping you, or worse. It also is a bummer when your gears are grinding and slipping. Bike maintenance knowledge to the rescue!

Learn the fundamentals of:

• Adjusting brake and derailleur cables to proper tension
• Brake pad adjustment and replacement
• Brake centering
• Cleaning rims for rim brakes
• Derailleur positioning
• Derailleur limit screw adjustment
• Steel derailleur hanger alignment
• Replacing cables and housing

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Class: Tubes and Tires
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Tubes and Tires

No bike should sit sad and lonely due to something as simple as a flat tire. Knowing how to repair a flat tire is one of the most important skills to learn for bicycling happiness.

This will be a hands-on workshop where each participant will repair a flat tire. In this workshop, we will:

• Discuss the wide world of tires, tubes, tire liners, rim strips, and rims.

• Remove wheels from bikes

• Remove tires from rims using tire levers

• Remove inner tubes, identify their sizing, find holes, and patch them. We will also discuss selecting and using new tubes.

• Install tubes and tires on the wheel

• Install wheels on bikes

• Air tires to proper pressure

We will have bikes and wheels to use for the class - no need to bring your own bike.

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Class: Essential Maintenance
Sep
27
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Essential Maintenance

Essential information about keeping your bike running smoothly. Learn to:

• Identify the parts of your bike
• Keep your tires at the correct pressure
• Keep your bike clean
• Clean and lube your chain
• Recognize common problems
• Fundamentals of fitting your bike to your body and riding needs
• Remove and install a wheel, introduction to fixing a flat
And more!

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Class: Wheel Truing
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Wheel Truing

Sometimes your wheels get wonky. Wiggly. Caddywhampus. The wheel might then start rubbing the brake, so you undo the brake... and shortly thereafter others are mourning your passing. Often, you can fix the wheel instead of risking death or coughing up the dough for a new one. We'll show you how it's done!

This class will discuss:

- The basic structure of spoked wheels
- Lateral and radial truing
- Wheel dishing
- Measuring spoke tension
- Replacing broken spokes
- Flattening rim dings

Participants will have hands-on practice.

This class will not cover wheel building but basic applicable concepts will be discussed.

Wheels will be provided but you may bring your own wheel to use for practice.

Fee: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Hubs, Headsets, and Bottom Brackets

Hidden away on your bike are the bearings - the magical bits that help your bike roll along instead of just grinding painfully. Sometimes these hard working parts of your bike are the victims of the "out of sight, out of mind" dynamic. Come learn about what they do, what their life is like, and how you can take care of them (so that they can take care of you).

Learn how to:
- Dismantle hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets
- Clean equipment
- Identify wear and other issues
- Apply grease
- Reassemble equipment
- Adjust and lock system properly

Fee: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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Aug
23
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Brakes and Derailleurs

If you're going to go, you should also be able to stop. We'll teach you about different types of brakes, how they work, and how to maintain them. We'll also go over those funny gear changey derailleur things and the open secrets of how to keep them working smoothly.

In other words, we'll be going over:

- adjusting brake and derailleur cables to proper tension
- brake pad adjustment and replacement
- brake centering
- cleaning rims for rim brakes
- derailleur positioning
- derailleur limit screw adjustment
- derailleur hanger alignment
- replacing cables and housing

Cost: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Tubes and Tires

No bike should sit sad and lonely due to something as simple as a flat tire. Knowing how to repair a flat tire is one of the most important skills to learn for bicycling happiness.

This will be a hands-on workshop where each participant will repair a flat tire. In this workshop, we will:

- Discuss the wide world of tires, tubes, tire liners, rim strips, and rims.
- Remove wheels from bikes
- Remove tires from rims using tire levers
- Remove inner tubes, identify their sizing, find holes, and patch them. We will also discuss selecting and using new tubes.
- Install tubes and tires on the wheel
- Install wheels on bikes
- Air tires to proper pressure

We will have bikes and wheels to use for the class - no need to bring your own bike.

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Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Essential Bike Maintenance

Bikes are generally pretty simple but the information about maintaining them can be overwhelming. Let us help clarify and simplify this information for you. We'll lay out the essential information to help you keep your bike in tip top shape.

Learn to:

- Identify the parts of your bike
- Keep your tires at the correct pressure
- Clean your bike properly
- Clean and lube your chain
- Recognize common problems
- Fundamentals of fitting your bike to your body and riding needs
- Remove and install a wheel, introduction to fixing a flat

And more!

Fee: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Wheel Truing

This class will discuss:

- The basic structure of spoked wheels
- Lateral and radial truing
- Wheel dishing
- Measuring spoke tension
- Replacing broken spokes
- Flattening rim dings

Participants will have hands-on practice.

This class will not cover wheel building but basic applicable concepts will be discussed.

Wheels will be provided but you may bring your own wheel to use for practice.

Fee: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Hubs, Headsets, and Bottom Brackets

Interested in learning how to adjust and overhaul hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets? Come on down to learn about the concepts that these pieces of equipment have in common, and get some hands-on time turning stutter and shudder into butter.

Learn how to:
- Dismantle hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets
- Clean equipment
- Identify wear and other issues
- Apply grease
- Reassemble equipment
- Adjust and lock system properly

Fee: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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Jul
12
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Brakes and Derailleurs

Learn the fundamentals of:

- adjusting brake and derailleur cables to proper tension
- brake pad adjustment and replacement
- brake centering
- cleaning rims for rim brakes
- derailleur positioning
- derailleur limit screw adjustment
- steel derailleur hanger alignment
- replacing cables and housing

Cost: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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Jul
5
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Fix-A-Flat Workshop

No bike should sit sad and lonely due to something as simple as a flat tire. Knowing how to repair a flat tire is one of the most important skills to learn for bicycling happiness.

This will be a hands-on workshop where each participant will repair a flat tire. In this workshop, we will:

- Discuss the wide world of tires, tubes, tire liners, rim strips, and rims.
- Remove wheels from bikes
- Remove tires from rims using tire levers
- Remove inner tubes, identify their sizing, find holes, and patch them. We will also discuss selecting and using new tubes.
- Install tubes and tires on the wheel
- Install wheels on bikes
- Air tires to proper pressure

We will have bikes and wheels to use for the class - no need to bring your own bike.

If you wish, you may bring your own bike or wheel so that you may fix your own flat.

Fee: $5 for non-members. Bicycle Tree member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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Jun
7
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Wheel Truing and Service

This class will discuss:

- The basic structure of spoked wheels
- Lateral and radial truing
- Wheel dishing
- Measuring spoke tension
- Replacing broken spokes
- Flattening rim dings

Participants will have hands-on practice.

This class will not cover wheel building but basic applicable concepts will be discussed.

Wheels will be provided but you may bring your own wheel to use for practice.

Fee: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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May
31
7:00 PM19:00

Class: Hubs, Headsets, and Bottom Brackets

Interested in learning how to adjust and overhaul hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets? Come on down to learn about the concepts that these pieces of equipment have in common, and get some hands-on time turning stutter and shudder into butter.

Learn how to:
- Dismantle hubs, bottom brackets, and headsets
- Clean equipment
- Identify wear and other issues
- Apply grease
- Reassemble equipment
- Adjust and lock system properly

Fee: $5 for non-members. Member discounts apply. Free for volunteers.

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