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December Build-a-Bike Class at Recycle-a-Bike

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

December Build-a-Bike Class at Recycle-a-Bike
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Learn all the systems and basic repairs you will need to keep your bike running in tip-top shape. This a bike mechanics class for all skill levels- no experience required. 

Schedule: This is an 18-hour course with 6 class dates (listed below). The classes build on one another, so please try to attend all or as many as you can to stay up to speed with the content.
 
Mon: 11/28, 12/5, 12/12 6-9:00pm
Thurs: 12/1, 12/8, 12/15 6-9:00pm

Class Content:
- Bike parts overview, bike assessment & diagnosis
- Patching a flat, replacing tubes and tires
- Overhauling hubs
- Wheel truing
- Overhauling bottom brackets and headsets
- Adjusting brakes
- Adjusting shift systems and derailleurs

Hands-on:This class is very hands-on, using bike tools and parts under the supervision of our knowledgeable and skilled
mechanics. We, however, advise against working on your own bike during course time. We have a full stock of donated bikes to work on and would love for you to practice and make all of your mistakes on our bikes (instead of yours)! If you finish assignments early you are welcome to use the extra time to work on your own bike.
 
The instructor for the class will be Jonathan C., a mechanic and educator at Recycle-a-Bike. 

Class Price: $200*

*Financial aid/work trade granted on a case-by-case basis, send an email
for more information.
*Want to keep a bike at the end of the class? As a member of the class, you
will receive a 50% off any of our refurbished sale bikes.


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Recycle-A-Bike
12 Library Court
Providence, RI 02909

Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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Recycle-A-Bike

Recycle-A-Bike seeks to educate, empower, and build community by connecting people and bicycles.

Mobility on a bicycle is an expression of our freedom and equality!  As a local community resource, available to all, we believe sharing bike maintenance knowledge and skills leads people to believe in themselves and in their community.  We encourage everyone to participate in cycling as part of a healthy and active lifestyle – not just as a recreational activity, but also as a viable mode of transportation. 

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