ALBUQUERQUE'S SOURCE FOR BICYCLE MECHANIC INSTRUCTION
Want to learn more about your bike?
Be self-sufficient on the road or trail?
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The Bike Mechanic 101 Class is designed to teach basic skills to the novice and advanced cyclist. Students will learn how to maintain the bicycle, repair flats, adjust brakes/ headsets/ wheel hubs, and learn wheel truing. Several hours will be spent on the drive train of the bicycle where students will learn how to adjust gears, replace cables and housing, change a cassette, remove the cranks and bottom bracket, and keep the drive train running smoothly. Students will receive a Park Tool 101 certificate upon completion of the class. This is a 12 hour class divided into 2 to 4 sessions.
The Bike Mechanic 202 Class is designed to advance the skills of students who have completed the 101 class. Students will apply their 101 knowledge and take their mechanicability to the next level. This class will consist mostly of lab time. Students will receive a Park Tool 202 certificate upon completion of the class. This is a 12 hour class divided into 2 to 4 sessions.
The Bike Drive Train Class is designed to teach cyclists about the most important components of the bicycle - the drive train. The drive train consists of all the parts necessary to drive the bicycle forward. Students will learn how to adjust, replace, repair, and service parts of the drive train susceptible to wear and tear. Students will be instructed on mechanical procedures, with hands-on learning activities. This is a 5 hour class that can be done in 1 to 2 sessions.
Basic Bike Maintenance Class is designed to teach the cyclist how to maintain a safe working bike and to be self-sufficient while out on the road or trail. Students will learn how to clean the bike,lube the chain,and change a flat. In addition, students will learn how to do basic adjustments on the bike. This is a 3 hour class completed in 1 session.