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. The class is taught by 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.
These classes will cover topics like: – Basic Bike Knowledge: Part Identification and Understanding – Tires, Tubes, Etc. & Flat Tire Practice – The Braking Systems: Levers, Calipers, Etc. – The Shifting Systems: Shifters, Derailleurs, Etc. – The Drivetrain Systems: Chains, Gears, Etc. – Bearing Systems: Hubs, Bottom Brackets, Etc. – Wheels: Spokes, Nipples, & Truing