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Build A Bike (8 of 8)

In week 8 we will review the past 7 weeks and have a course evaluation. We will also complete all finishing work on project bikes including adding accessories (racks, fenders, lights, etc) and other finishing work such as taping up handlebars.  Final step is to adjust fit after test riding the bike.

Dates: 
Monday, July 3, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Build A Bike (3 of 8)

In week 3 we cover Bottom Brackets. We will overhaul the bottom bracket on project bikes including removal of crank arms. This will include an overview of the parts worked on and the tools used for this procedure. We will also discuss types of bottom brackets.

Dates: 
Monday, May 29, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Build A Bike (2 of 8)

In week 2 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: 
Monday, May 22, 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Winter Bike Demo Brunch at the Empty Bottle

If you're one of those supremely dedicated bikers who rock two wheels through all four seasons, we see you & we salute you. Join Instructor Danni Limonez at the Empty Bottle between 12-5pm for tips, tricks and advice on winter biking! She'll be showing cyclists how to prep and repair their rides so that they can be fully equiped for cold-weather biking. Grab brunch next door at Bite Cafe, a bloody at our bar, and frolick in bicycle paradise. FREE ENTRY!

Dates: 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

Build-A-Bike (8 of 8)

In the final week of Build-A-Bike we will review the past 8 weeks and celebrate! We will complete all finishing work on project bikes including adding accessories (racks, fenders, lights, etc) and other finishing work such as taping up handlebars. Test rides are recommended so that adjustments can be made.

Dates: 
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Build-A-Bike (7 of 8)

In week 7 of Build-A-Bike we will work on shifters and derailleurs.  We will add new shifter cables and housing to project bikes as needed. Chains will also be installed as needed and we will cover how to measure appropriate chain length We will also check and align front and rear derailleurs as well as check and adjust the limit screws of the derailleurs. We will 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, March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

Build-A-Bike (6 of 8)

In week 6 of Build-A-Bike we will work on brakes. We will add new brake cables and housing to project bikes as well as brake pads (as needed). We will also service and adjust brakes including tensioning cables, adjusting brake pads (toe in) and balancing brake arms. This will include an overview of types of brakes, the parts worked on and the tools used for this procedure.

Dates: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

Build-A-Bike (5 of 8)

In week 5 of Build-A-Bike we will true wheels. Truing is straightening the rim by adjusting spoke tension. We will go over the fundamentals of how a spoked wheel works as well. This will include an overview of the parts worked on and the tools used for this procedure.

Dates: 
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:00pm

Build-A-Bike (4 of 8)

In week 4 of Build-A-Bike we will overhaul the front and rear hub of wheels including removal of the freewheel/cassette. This will include an overview of the parts worked on and the tools used for this procedure.

Dates: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 7:00pm

Build-A-Bike (2 of 8)

In week 2 of Build-A-Bike we will overhaul the bottom bracket on project bikes including removal of crank arms. This will include an overview of the parts worked on and the tools used for this procedure. We will also discuss types of bottom brackets (Adjustable Cup/Cartridge Bearing).

Dates: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 7:00pm

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