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Intro to Bicycle Maintenance-NEW!

Intro to Bicycle Maintenance-NEW!

Instructor: Christopher Sabo
Course time(s): 48028 CSW 1172-10: T, 4/2–4/16, 6:00–8:30 pm, 3 wks
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The beauty of the bicycle is the diversity of its application. From dirt to asphalt, commuting to work or riding the trails, bicycles are utilitarian, elegant, efficient, economical, and just downright fun. But how to keep them spinning?

This course will help develop your knowledge to become a more self-sufficient cyclist, enabling you to perform common maintenance/repair procedures whether you’re on the road or in the garage. Instruction and course material is designed with all levels of rider in mind.

Week 1 - Intro to the course, flat repair & drivetrain basics.
Week 2 - Gears, shifters, brakes, and the tools needed.
Week 3 - Bike fit, Commuter Culture, How to pack for the ride.

Articles and References
“Bike Lifestyle”<> - article from Momentum, an online mag
Smart Cycling Videos <> - League of American Bicyclists