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Tire and tube class

The primary focus of this class will be tire/tube replacement for NON tubeless wheels, as well as an overview on how to gauge tire wear for all kinds of tires from slickies to knobies. We encourage you to bring in your own flats and we will show you how to diagnose and replace them and get back on the road! 

Where: The Shack 

When: 1/25/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish. 

 

Brake class (non disc types) 

This class will go over common adjustments of road caliper brakes, V-brakes, and cantilever brakes. We will go over how to swap out brake pads and how to get the most power out of your brakes. We will also show you how to diagnose and remedy some common problems like screechy pads, or soft brake levers. 

Where: The Shack 

When: 2/8/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish. 

 

Brake class (disc types) 

This class will go over both cable and hydraulic disc brake adjustments, as well as pad swaps and some common issues with disc brakes. We will show you how to center brakes, balance pistons, and swap out brake pads for the most common types of disc brakes. We will also diagnose screechy brake pads, soft levers and other common issues seen with disc brakes. 

Where: The Shack 

When: 2/22/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish. 

 

Derailleur adjustment class 

This class will go over the adjustments of both front and rear derailleurs. We will go over limit screw adjustments, derailleur hanger alignment, barrel adjusters and other common adjustments. We will also diagnose and fix the most common issues associated with derailleurs. 

Where: The Shack 

When: 3/7/20, 3:30 p.m. Class will start around 4ish. 

 

Bearing points class 

This class we will focus on the bearing points of bikes and how to make sure they're in proper adjustment. We will focus on hubs, headsets, and BB's as well as a quick overview of the rear linkage on full suspension bikes. 

Where: The Shack 

When: 3/21/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish. 

 

Cleaning class 

This class will focus on general cleaning do's and do not's and what products to use for both frames and various components on the bikes. We'll walk you through some of the tools we use to get drivetrain parts clean, as well as the methods we use to wipe down frames to ensure no parts are damaged or contaminated while cleaning. 

Where: The Shack 

When: 4/4/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish. 

 

Lubing class 

This class will focus on general lubing do's and do not's of various components on the bike. We will lube cables and housings, pivot points, and go over what types of grease to use for installation of new parts. We will also go over what types of lubes to use for what components. 

Where: The Shack 

When: 4/18/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish. 

 

Drivetrain wear class 

This class we will be focused on the drivetrian primarily. We will show you how to measure the wear of various drivetrain bits, as well as give you tips on how to prolong your drivetrain, or prepare for a long riding season. We will also show you how to measure and cut a new chain, as well as how to replace common types of chainrings and cassettes. 

Where: The Shack 

When: 5/2/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish. 

 

Multi topic class 

This class we will go over tubeless set up and issues, as well as a quick overview of what the various adjustments on your suspension will do and how it'll effect your ride. For the tubeless aspect we will show you how to tape your rims, how to install tires and sealant, as well as how to use a "bacon" style of repair if your sealant wont repair a puncture. The suspension aspect will be focused on compression and rebound damping adjustments and what adjustments to generally use for different types of trial riding. 

Where: The Shack 

When: 5/16/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish. 

 

Customer chosen class 

Stay tuned for the details of this class! 

Where: The Shack 

When: 5/30/20, 5:30 p.m. Class will start around 6ish.