Thursday, July 23, 2009

Bicycle Maintenance Classes @ Revolutions

Don't forget that there are still 4 more maintenance classes this summer that you can sit in on. Check out the schedule below and let us know if you can make it.

Hope to see you soon.

Derailleurs, Gears, and all that other stuff down there!

Date: Saturday, July 25 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Info: This in-depth workshop will define all the parts that make your bike go forward. The chain, gears, derailleurs, pivot points, pulleys, jockeys etc. All you wanted to know about your how to adjust your gears and much more!

Brakes: We love em’, but how do we fix em’?

Date: Saturday, August 1 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Info: Brakes come in a variety of styles, including linear pull, side pull, center pull and coaster. This workshop will explain the different types of brakes found on bicycles, and provide detailed demonstrations of how to improve the braking quality of your bicycle.

Bicycle Wheels

Date: Saturday, August 8 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Info: Wheels are made up of many parts that all require special attention. This workshop focuses on how to asses the condition of wheels, the quality of the rubber, the status of a hub, and the trueness of a wheel. The workshop will include demonstrations for how to fix a flat, adjust a hub, and true a wheel.

Bicycle Safety in the Streets

Date: Saturday, August 15 (10:00am-12:00pm)
Info: Should I ride with traffic or against it? Should I ride on the sidewalk? Can I take a left hand turn in traffic on my bike? Is it even legal to ride in the road? How can I safely navigate Memphis’ city streets? Answers to all these questions and basic street safety procedures will be covered in this workshop. (Participants should bring their bicycles and helmets to participate in a demonstration ride)

All classes are located at Revolutions Community Bicycle Shop, 1000 South Cooper Street, Memphis, TN 38104
FREE to Revolutions Members – $10 for non-members
Please call or email to reserve a spot in each class or become a Revolutions member: or 901-258-3130

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