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.

League of American Cyclists

Arlington’s Bicycle Counters

Bikes counted

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110 Trail
979
14th Street Bridge
2833
Arlington Mill Trail
484
Ballston Connector
414
Bluemont Connector
249
CC Connector
1174
Clarendon EB bike lane
261
Custis Bon Air Park
1395
Custis Rosslyn
2048
Fairfax EB bike lane
222
Joyce St NB
47
Joyce St SB
53
Key Bridge East
1316
Key Bridge West
737
Military NB bike lane
56
Military SB bike lane
40
Quincy NB bike lane
130
Quincy SB bike lane
112
Roosevelt Bridge
662
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1816
TR Island Bridge
1701
WOD Bon Air Park
1163
WOD Bon Air West
1992
WOD Columbia Pike
981
WOD East Falls Church
1456
Wilson WB bike lane
351

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Year to Date
2201460
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