Classes

Classes

Basic Bike Maintenance

Learn the basics of how to keep your bike running smoothly and reliably all year long in this single-session workshop. We'll cover things like preventing flats, bike fit, tools, and basic adjustments. Bring your curiosity and some questions on how to keep your bike in good riding condition. This class is a great introduction to West Town Bikes, our workshop and other opportunities here. If you've got a bike project in mind or have questions about classes we offer, taking this class first is a good choice. Bring your bike. No prior knowledge necessary.

Dates: 
Monday, October 8, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Build A Bike (7 of 8)

In week 7 we cover Shifters and Derailleurs. Types of shifters will be shown. We will add new shifter cables and housing to project bikes as needed, check and align front and rear derailleurs, check and adjust the limit screws of the derailleurs, cover the difference between friction and index shifting and go over how to adjust shifting of both. This will include an overview of the parts worked on and the tools used for this procedure.

Dates: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Build A Bike (3 of 8) Headsets

In week 3 we cover Headsets. We will overhaul the headset on project bikes including removal of the stem and handlebars, disassembly and cleaning of the headset, repacking bearings and grease, and the re-assembly and adjustment of the headset, stem and bars. This will include an overview of the parts worked on and the tools used for this procedure. Both Threaded and Threadless Headsets will be covered.

Dates: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Build A Bike (1 of 8) Intro to West Town Bikes

This course is 8 sessions beginning Thursday September 27th, meeting once a week every Thursday from 7pm-10.

Gain a comprehensive overview of bicycle mechanics in this 8 week Build-A-Bike course. We cover overhauling and adjusting bottom brackets, headsets and hubs, wheel truing, brake, shifter and derailleur adjustment and any other finishing work, detail and trouble shooting.

Dates: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Basic Bike Maintenance

Learn the basics of how to keep your bike running smoothly and reliably all year long in this single-session workshop. We'll cover things like preventing flats, bike fit, tools, and basic adjustments. Bring your curiosity and some questions because this is an interactive workshop and the day's content is driven by what you want to learn. This class is a great introduction to West Town Bikes, our workshop and other opportunities here. If you've got a bike you want to build up or have questions about classes we offer, taking this class first is a good choice. Bring your bike.

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