Event Details

Papillon Cycles: Basic Bike Maintenance


Next Event: December 6, 2012 (Every week on Thursday)

Learn the basics of keeping your bike in tip top shape for FREE!

Thursdays 6pm - 7:30pm
Papillon Cycles
2809 Columbia Pike  
Arlington, VA 22204

This is a mostly "show and tell" class, but will be hands-on as time allows (so you should still bring your own bike and expect to get dirty). They will cover the following topics

  • Tire inflation / selection
  • Cleaning / lubricating the chains
  • Operation of quick release wheels
  • Inspection of the brakes
  • Inspection of bearing surfaces
  • Cable lubrication
  • Minor brake adjustments
  • Minor shifting adjustments
  • Checking critical fasteners

Did You Know?

The average person loses 13 lbs. their first year of commuting by bike.

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