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Revolutions Wrench & Ride Bicycle Summer Camp

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Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative

at First Congregational Church

1000 S. Cooper Street

Memphis, TN 38104

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Welcome to Wrench & Ride Bicycle Summer Camp!

This summer we are pleased to offer two levels of our Wrench and Ride Camp. We have also extended our day to 2:30 p.m. So, bring your bike and a lunch, and join us for lots of wrenching and riding!


Wrench & Ride Bicycle Summer Camp: Foundations ($200)

This week-long camp will teach Campers the basics of riding on the road, as well as maintaining their two-wheeled steeds. This foundational camp covers essential skills for riding safely in a neighborhood setting: including proper road etiquette, rules of the road and route planning. Rides this week will focus on taking safe routes and highlighting the accessibility of Memphis’ destinations to bicyclists using our current transportation infrastructure.

The wrenching portion of the week will give Campers hands-on experience (using their own bicycles) changing flat tires, performing pre-ride safety inspections and completing basic bicycle maintenance & minor repairs. Each Camper will become familiar with their own bicycle’s components through proper instruction led by a skilled mechanic. We will also cover more complex topics such as bearing systems, drivetrains, and brakes, on adult bikes provided by Revolutions.


Wrench & Ride Camp:
Advanced! ($250)

Our Advanced Wrench & Ride Camp builds on the information learned in our foundational Wrench & Ride Bicycle Summer Camp. During this week, we will teach the process Revolutions uses for fully overhauling a bicycle. This week-long camp covers the multiple types of bicycle components and their many variations. Each day will have a specific topic addressing a specific portion of the bicycle and how to overhaul and adjust it.

While wrenching is the primary focus of this camp, we will also enjoy trips around the City. These rides will vary between 8-10 miles and will take us to places around Midtown and beyond.

If your teen has a natural curiosity for the way things work and is looking for the opportunity to learn more about bicycles, sign-up for a fun advanced week with Revolutions Bicycle Coop.

PLEASE NOTE that there is no pre-requisite for Advanced Wrench & Ride. However, our foundational Wrench & Ride Bicycle Summer Camp is a valuable introduction to topics covered, in the Advanced camp.

TO SIGN UP FOR OUR ADVANCED WEEK, please go here.

TO SIGN UP FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE WEEKS OF CAMP (Week 2: Foundations AND Week 3: Advanced) Click "Tickets" at the top of this page.




Week 1: June 11-15, 2018 (Foundations)

Grades: Rising 5th, 6th and 7th graders
Bike Camp: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Please bring a lunch!


Week 2: June 18-22, 2018 (Foundations)

Grades: Rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders
Bike Camp: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Please bring a lunch!


Week 3: June 25-29, 2018 (Advanced)

Grades: Rising 8th through 12th graders
Bike Camp: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Please bring a lunch!



Information for All Campers:

  • REGISTRATION FORMS: Once you register on EventBrite, Camper information and release forms will be sent to you. These MUST be returned to confirm your spot, in our camp.

  • BICYCLES: Every Camper should plan to bring a bicycle that fits and is in proper working order. Each Camper should possess the ability to ride consistently for about eight miles with minimal rest. This is approximately four laps around Hyde Lake at Shelby Farms. If your Camper does not currently have a bicycle, come by the shop to buy one before the start of camp.

  • CAMP FEES INCLUDE: The fees include a healthy snack and plenty of water, plus all activities. Please be sure to bring a working bicycle to ride. Or stop by the Shop to buy one. A bicycle to ride is not included in the camp fee. Please provide your child with a working bike!


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Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative

at First Congregational Church

1000 S. Cooper Street

Memphis, TN 38104

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