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Six-Part Bike Repair Course

Cost: $250 member | $300 non-member (membership included)

This is our premier three-week course that gives students the skills necessary to work on all basic systems of the bicycle. Classes are 2 hours each and run twice per week for three weeks. Students receive a Park Tool Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repairs. This course is open to all, from beginner to advanced.

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Session 1: Mechanics 101

  • Workbenches and repair stands
  • Bicycle Anatomy
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Lubricants and cleaning agents
  • Flat repair

Session 2: Drivetrain

  • Bottom Brackets
  • Cranks
  • Chain removal, sizing and installation

Session 3: Bearing Systems

  • Hub Overhaul
  • Headset Overhaul

Session 4: Wheels

  • Cassettes and Freewheels
  • Wheel Truing

Session 5: Brakes

  • Rim Brake overview
  • Cables and Housing
  • Adjust Rim Brakes

Session 6: Shifting

  • Introduction to Shifters
  • Derailleur Adjustment

Students are encouraged to practice their newly learned skills in the shop during DIY hours

or by volunteering at the shop.

March CMS registration
April CMS Registration ((Opens Dec 5th))