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Bicycle Repair and Maintenance Classes at Bicycle Roots

Bike Repair Class in Session at Bicycle Roots


Learn Bicycle Repair and Maintenance every Wednesday night at 7:00pm at Bicycle Roots! We offer a different bike repair class each week. Our classes are aimed at beginners and do not assume any previous knowledge or experience. There is a $10.00 fee to attend each class, but if you make a purchase at Bicycle Roots that day, then we will apply the class fee towards your purchase.

Click here to see the current calendar of classes at Bicycle Roots. Click here for directions to our store.

Keep reading for a list of classes, and to see what material is covered during each one:


Bicycle Repair & Maintenance Class: Tires and Inner Tubes

Next class date: February 4th, 2015, 7:00pm

This class will cover:

  • Choosing a tire
  • Choosing a pump/inflation device 
  • Tire inflation
  • Flat tire repair
  • How to patch an inner tube
  • Tools for tire & tube service


Bicycle Repair & Maintenance Class: Brakes

Next class date: February 11th, 2015, 7:00pm

This class will cover:

  • Types of brakes
  • Types of brake levers and cables
  • How to install a brake cable
  • How to install brake pads
  • Brake adjustment
  • Tools for brake service


Bicycle Repair & Maintenance Class: Gears

Next class date: February 18th, 2015, 7:00pm

This class will cover:

  • Understanding gear systems
  • How to install a derailleur cable
  • How to straighten a derailleur hanger
  • Derailleur gear adjustment
  • Tools for derailleur service


Bicycle Repair & Maintenance Class: Wheels

Next class date: February 25th, 2015, 7:00pm

This class will cover:

  • The parts of a wheel
  • How to choose a wheel
  • Wheel truing
  • Tools for wheel service


Our series of Winter Bicycle Repair Classes will conclude on February 25th, 2015. Would you like to learn bike repair, but can't work a Wednesday night class into your schedule? Let us know a time that works for you, and we will bear it in mind when we create our future class schedule. Contact Us to get in touch.