Bike Kitchen July Tune Up Class (sold out)

"Class will be hands-on, so bring a bike and get ready to get greasy. Over the 3 weeks (July 6th, 13th, 20th) it will cover what is included in a basic shop tune-up: installing and removing tubes and tires (i.e. fixing a flat), installing cables, adjusting brakes and gears, chain maintenance, truing wheels, etc."

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Bike Kitchen August Tune Up Class

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"Hands-on class, so bring a bike and get ready to get greasy. Over the 3 weeks (August 10th, 17th, and 24th), it will cover what is included in a basic shop tune-up. No previous knowledge about bikes is required or expected."