Comprehensive 6-week course teaches you how to diagnose, prevent, and fix/tune-up a majority of the basic issues you might have with your bicycle. The full 6-week course costs only $150.  Classes in Watertown will be on Thursdays from 5:30p-7:30p and will start September 27th. Classes in Fort Atkinson will be on Saturdays from 9a-11a and will start on September 29th. Check the individual class topics below. Click any of the images on this page to sign up!

Week 1

Identify the different parts of a bike.  Do a pre-ride safety check. Check tire pressure. Change a flat.  Clean and Lube a chain.  Do a light brake adjustment.  Do a light derailleur adjustment.

Week 2

Replace your brake pads. Replace your cables and housing. Set your limit screws on front and back derailleurs.

Week 3

Checking chain wear. Chain measurement and replacement. Cassette / Freewheel inspection and replacement. Chainring inspection, explaining BCD and special case chainrings (asymmetric, etc.)

Week 4

Checking hubs for play. Explaining bearing types (cartridge versus cup and cone). Basic wheel truing. Explaining dish.

Week 5

Threaded versus treadless headsets. Replacing bearings. Crown race removal and replacement. Cup removal and replacement.

Week 6

Testing for play. Checking pedals and removing pedals. Removing cranks. Types of bottom brackets (sizes, press fit vs. cartridge vs. external threaded). Service of retainer bearings (if applicable).

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