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

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14th Street Bridge
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Arlington Mill Trail
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Ballston Connector
225
Bluemont Connector
168
CC Connector
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Clarendon EB bike lane
145
Custis Bon Air Park
1069
Custis Rosslyn
1130
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112
Joyce St NB
27
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16
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989
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527
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46
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39
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89
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73
Roosevelt Bridge
189
Rosslyn Bikeometer
1008
TR Island Bridge
1241
WOD Bon Air Park
1275
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1646
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1020
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1313
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