Bike Repair Class for Women by Women

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Bike Repair Class for Women by Women

50.00

If you need a scholarship, please email projects@corvallisbikes.org.

Mar 6, 20 & Apr 3

Join Wendy Byrne and Carrie Burkholder, two local women and bicycle enthusiasts with years of professional wrenching experience. They're bicycle commuters, mountain bikers, road cyclists, and have toured by bike - they want to share their knowledge to get you more comfortable taking care of and riding your bike and getting as much enjoyment out of it as possible!

This is a series of three classes with a limit of seven (7) participants per class. Proceeds benefit Corvallis Bicycle Collective. Thank you Wendy & Carrie!

2 hours each class – held every other week: 6-8 pm

CBC shop: 707 NW 11th street

6 March: Safety, Education & Tools

Bikes not necessary, but you're encouraged to bring them.

  • Introductions: students and bicycles
  • Basics of bicycle safety
  • Bicycle inspection & safety check
  • Review of tools that are helpful in bike maintenance

20 March: Maintenance: Wheels & Flats

Bring your bike to class

  • Wheel removal and installation
  • Fixing flats - always more complicated than it seems!

3 April: Brakes, Gears & More

Bring your bike to class. Review of wheel removal/installation and flat repair (as needed)

Additional maintenance

  • Chain cleaning and lubrication
  • Shifting system cleaning and lubrication
  • Cleaning – what to do/what not to do
  • Brake pad replacement
  • Gear adjustment

When to take your bike to a professional.

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