This Winter, Revolutions Bicycle CoOp will offer our "Bicycle Overhaul" course. This is an extensive and fun seven-week bicycle repair and maintenance class designed for the home mechanic. Learn about your bicycle, system by system, as well as adjust, overhaul and replace worn parts. You will learn how to repair and prevent issues yourself. And after completing this course, you will have fully overhauled your own bicycle.
An individual repair stand and tools will be provided, for use during the class. Also included in the price of the class is the required textbook: Park Tool's BBB-3 Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair. Replacement parts that are needed can be found in our extensive used parts bins or purchased (for an additional fee).
Don’t have a bike you want to overhaul? You can purchase a used bicycle from Revolutions to overhaul and make your own (see below for more details).
Topics to be covered:
- Mechanical Skills
- Tires &Tubes
- Rear Sprockets
- Wheel Truing
- Chains/Derailleur systems
- Internal Gear Systems
- Caliper Rim & Disc Brake Systems
- Frame, Headset & Fork
- Handlebars, Stems, Saddles & Seatposts
- On-ride repairs
When will we meet?
This is a seven-session series that meets on Tuesdays January 17, 24, 31 and February 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
If you are buying a Revolutions' bike to overhaul, please Note:
We have quality used bikes available for purchase for $50, plus tax. If you are interested in purchasing one of these bikes, please come in during our Retail Shop hours (Sun: 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., Mon: 6:30 to 9:00, Thur: 2:00 to 9:00 and Sat: 8:30 to 3:30) to look through our selection. You MUST come in before the first day of class to choose your bike. We will not have time, during the first class, for you to choose and get fitted to a bike.
Price of bike does not include replacement parts (cables, housing, brake pads, etc) but these can be purchased, for an additional fee.
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