Be Your Own Bike Mechanic
A 6-week bike course that thoroughly tackles all aspects of your bike. The class is tandem-taught by Shannon Belt and Brian Danz, all experienced professional mechanics and educators. Throughout the series, students will be able to deconstruct their bike, identify mechanical problems, and put it all back together again.
30 minutes of class-time is followed by 1.5 hours on the Bench.Week 1: Basic Balance – Overview of Bikes & Flat Tire PracticeWeek 2: Make It Stop! – The Braking System
Week 3: Shifty Characters – The Shifting System
Week 4: Make it Go – The Drivetrain System (Chain & Gears)
Week 5: Spinning Circles – Bearing SystemsWeek 6: Round & Round – Wheel Truing & “Leftovers”$180 for the whole series.
Provided by the Portland Gear Hub with support from the Bicycle Coalition of Maine
August 1 – September 5: Wednesday Nights, 6:30 – 8:30
July 24 & 25, Midweek Summer Intensive, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
August 8 & 9, Midweek Summer Intensive, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
3 spots available