Clinics

These are FREE programs that we offer to the community throughout the year.  Be sure to follow us on Facebook or call the store for exact dates of clinics.

 Introduction to Bicycle MaintenanceOffered year round(usually last Wednesday of the month)

  • Bicycle Fundamentals
  • Drivetrain Maintenance
  • Flat Repairs

In this clinic, you will learn how to take wheels and tires off of a bicycle, how to repair flats, how to check your chain for wear, and clean a drive-train.

Beyond the Basics: Bicycle Maintenance-Offered during the winter months (usually last Wednesday of the month)

  • Brake adjustment
  • Derailleur adjustment
  • Wheel alignment

In this clinic we cover the essentials of bicycle fine tuning. Here you will learn how to true a wheel, dial in derailleurs, and set up brakes for optimal performance.

Junior Mechanics-We offer a 4 week class in the fall (Oct-Nov) and a 6 week class during winter(Jan-Feb)

  • Wheel & Tires
  • Brakes
  • Drive Train Systems
  • Bottom Bracket & Headsets
  • Shifting Mechanisms
  • Bicycle Diagnostics

This is a 4-6 week program .  Each week Jr Mechanics will be discovering and working on a new part of the bike and continue building on the knowledge he/she learned the previous week.  Jr Mechanics will be working on restoring donation bikes and at the end of the class the bikes will be donated to the Glen-Ed Pantry.  There will be a couple of opportunities throughout the course for Jr Mechanics to bring in their own bikes to work on and get help with any problems they are having.  Contact us for more information.