Bike Maintenance Class

The fall series of bike maintenance classes will start Thursday October 26th. The classes will start at 6:30pm and finish about 8pm. The schedule:

October 26th: Flat tire prevention and repair. We will go over various ways to prevent flats, and how to fix one when they happen. We will also go over what to carry with you to perform road side repairs.

November 2nd: Derailleurs and shifters. We will cover how to adjust shifting systems, compatibility issues, and cable maintenance.

November 9th: Brakes, how to adjust various types to cable brakes, we will cover road calipers, V-brakes and cantilever brakes. How to replace a brake pad, when to replace and how to maintain the braking system.

November 16th: Drivetrains and bearings. We will go over measuring drivetrain wear, when to replace parts, and how to adjust bearings.

Email bikesantafe@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

Each class costs $10, or $30 for the whole series. All proceeds go to Bike Santa Fe to promote cycling in Santa Fe. Please bring your bike, you will be working on it as part of the class.