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DMBC Bike Maintenance 101 October Class, Thursday Sessions

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Des Moines Bicycle Collective

506 East 6th Street

Des Moines, IA 50309

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​Taught by our shop mechanics, this introductory class is split into four, two-hour evening sessions (6:15 - 8 pm) each month.

The June schedule is as follows:

- Thursday October 4, 2018 6:15-8 PM

- Thursday October 11, 2018 6:15-8 PM

- Thursday October 18, 2018 6:15-8 PM

- Thursday October 25, 2018 6:15-8 PM


Topics covered in the class include:

  • Differences between kinds of bikes

  • Names of bicycle parts and their functions

  • Introduction to bicycle-specific tools

  • How to repair a flat tire

  • Brake and derailleur cable adjustments

  • How to true a wheel

  • Proper bike fit

  • How to take care of and maintain your bike in your daily life

This class includes an annual membership to the Bicycle Collective. If you are already a member, please contact lauren@dsmbikecollective.org to confirm your membership and you will be refunded the cost of membership.

Note* Please bring your bike to every session, the easiest way to learn is on your own bicycle.



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