This 3 hour class allows for an overview of many aspects of bicycle maintenance. This is an excellent class for someone with a relatively modern or new bike who wishes to learn about maintenance, knowing when there is a problem, fixing a flat and cleaning your bike. Class size is limited to 8 people. Please link here for the class curriculum.
The Park Tool Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair will be your guide during the course. You can purchase the book if you like. Each student will work on their own bike. Workstands and tools are provided during the classes (not to keep). Any parts needed are not included as part of the class.
Novice Repair Class - $100.00 Plus $27.55 for Park Tool Blue Book
In the Novice Class, you will get an overview of many aspect of bicycle maintenance. You'll see demonstrations, discuss and perform tire & tube service, brake service and gear adjustments. The curriculum is similar to a 90 day check up on the bike. The emphasis is on knowing when there is a problem and on cleaning the bike. The presentations will often be descriptive. For example, showing what rear cogs are and how they work is part of the class, but demonstrating or practicing their removal is beyond the scope of this class. This class runs approx. 7 hours. The Park Tool Big Blue Repair Book is yours to keep. Bring your bike to work on.
Intermediate Repair Class - $150.00 Plus $27.55 for Park Tool Blue Book
The Intermediate Class content is similiar to a basic shop tune up. You will adjust components, but students do not disassemble them. This class would be an option for someone who has tried some basic repairs. You should have familiarity with the curriculum, but not necessarily have experience. This class runs approx. 10 hours. It includes the Park Took Big Blue Repair Book which is yours to keep.