Classes & Workshops

Here at the Portland Gear Hub we’re all about equipping you with the knowledge you need to have as much fun as possible in the outdoors! All of our classes and workshops are taught by our friendly, well-trained, and knowledgeable staff and guest presenters. Learn new skills in a fun and inclusive environment. Scholarships and Sliding-Scale Pricing available on many sessions. Click on a class to learn more!

Be Your Own Bike Mechanic

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The Be Your Own Bike Mechanic course is offered in 6-week sessions, 2-day sessions, and customizable private sessions. Whichever class you choose, you’ll learn about all aspects of your bike, from the quick releases to the bottom bracket. Throughout the series, students will be able to deconstruct their bike, identify mechanical problems, and put it all back together again. This popular series of classes is taught by professional mechanics and educators who love sharing their knowledge of bicycles with students.

Gender Equality Outdoors

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Gender Equality Outdoors is a space for female, trans, femme, and non-binary folks to share knowledge and enjoy bicycles and the outdoors. Sliding scale pricing is available for some editions of this program.

Community Events

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We frequently host different Community Workshops & Events throughout the year. From stories of travels shared by those Who’ve taken them to diy upcycling cat litter boxes into weatherproof saddle bags, there’s always something fun to learn through us. Check out what’s coming up soon! Sliding scale pricing is available for some editions of this program.

MTB Skill Builder Series

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The MTB Skill Builder Series is great for new riders or those looking to practice the basics. You’ll hone your body positioning while riding in different terrain, refine your shifting & braking technique, work on climbing & descending, & practice trail etiquette as we get oriented to the different trails systems available in the area. These sessions provide ample opportunities for group discussion and practice of specific skills, and are great way to meet new trail riding friends too! Sliding scale pricing is available for some editions of this class.