Bike Kitchen Advanced Maintenance Class

"The Bike Kitchen is offering their Advanced Maintenance Class over three Saturday mornings in March (March 13th, 20th, and 27th.) Class will cover overhaul and maintenance of the bike’s major rotational systems–headsets, hubs and bottom brackets–as well as introduce some basics of wheel truing. 

No previous bike knowledge is required or expected, but a willingness
to learn and have fun is a must!"

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Bike Kitchen June Advanced Maintenance Class

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Class will be hands-on, so bring a bike and get ready to get greasy. It will cover installation, overhaul, maintenance and adjustment of hub, headset, and bottom bracket bearing systems, as well installation and removal of freewheels and cassettes and replacing spokes and nipples.

Bike Kitchen: External Maintenance Class

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From SFBC: Three weeks of Sunday classes (March 3rd, 10th and 17th) covering installing and removing tubes and tires, installing brake and shift cables, adjusting brakes and gears, chain maintenance and truing wheels. Event details & Tickets

Internal Maintenance Class at the Bike Kitchen

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From SFBC: Hands-on, three week bicycle maintenance class; focusing on installation, overhaul, adjustment and maintenance of the bicycle’s bearing systems, freewheels and cassettes. No previous bike knowledge required. For details and to buy tickets, please visithttp://bkjanuary2011internal.eventbrite.com.
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