Every cyclist, at some point in their riding career, will get a flat tire. Knowing what to do when you get a flat means the difference between a 5 minute tire change and a potentially long and painful walk home.
Everyone who attends is encouraged to bring their own bike.
We will cover:
Wheel removal & brake release
Proper tools to carry
Identifying how your tire went flat
Tire & tube removal
Tire & tube installation
After you attend this clinic you will know what you need and what to do to fix your flat tire.
Bike Care & Cleaning
Held on the 4th Saturday of every month at 9:30am
Your bicycle wants to be loved. Proper cleaning and basic drivetrain maintenance are the best thing you can do for your bike. A healthy drivetrain will work better and last longer. The drivetrain is composed of the chain, cassette or freewheel, crankset, and derailleurs.
It is important for any bike owner to know how to properly clean and lubricate this system and know what to look for when inspecting it.
Identifying parts of the drivetrain and functions of those parts
Tools, lubricants and degreasers
How to inspect the drivetrain for wear
Removal of the chain & cassette
What to lubricate and what not to
You will probably get more information than you need but you will walk away knowing the right way to care for your bike and what products are needed to maintain it.