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?

Adolescents who participate in bicycling more than four times a week are 48% less likely to be overweight as adults.

Menschik, D., et al., 2008

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1828
Ballston Connector
284
Bluemont Connector
215
CC Connector
750
Clarendon EB bike lane
214
Crystal SB bike lane
104
Custis Bon Air Park
1369
Custis Rosslyn
1377
Fairfax EB bike lane
137
Joyce St NB
37
Joyce St SB
28
Key Bridge East
1403
Key Bridge West
615
Military NB bike lane
61
Military SB bike lane
48
MVT Airport South
3509
Quincy NB bike lane
57
Quincy SB bike lane
78
Roosevelt Bridge
299
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1424
TR Island Bridge
1937
WOD Bon Air Park
1852
WOD Bon Air West
2238
WOD Columbia Pike
1567
WOD East Falls Church
1826
Wilson WB bike lane
314

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