Montlake Bicycle Shop is now offering a variety of educational classes. All classes are planned as 2-hour sessions. Scheduling of classes is based on demand.
ESSENTIAL HOME MAINTENANCE - Saturday 9am $25
A wonderful introduction to easy things all bike owners should know how to do. This class will cover:
Proper Chain Care
How to fix a flat tire.
ADVANCED HOME MAINTENANCE - Saturday 9am $25
The next level class for riders who have a firm grasp of the concepts covered in the Essential Home Maintenance class. This class will cover:
THE WHEEL DEAL CLASS - Monday - Thursday 7pm $40
A two part class designed to give interested cyclists the knowledge and skills they need to build and maintain their own wheels. There is an option for those not interested in the hands on experience to opt out of the second portion. The first part of the class will cover:
The second part of the class is the hands on wheel build portion in which students will build their own wheel under the supervision of one of our skilled mechanics.
ESSENTIAL MOUTAIN BIKE MAINTENANCE - Sunday 10am $25
For the mountain biker who wants to know more about how to take better care of their bike. This class will cover:
BIKE SAFETY: URBAN COMMUTING FOCUS - Saturday 5pm $25
Structured to provide a good working knowledge of how to ride in the city as safely as possible. It is targeted at people who want to commute by bike and is suited to anyone who rides in the Pacific Northwest. This classes covers:
TOURING - OFFERED WHEN THERE IS INTEREST $25
Our touring class is the most flexible in terms of what is covered. This class can take one of two forms. The first is as an introduction to the concepts of bicycle touring, using a tour that one of our instructors has taken part in as an example. The second option is for the class to be tailored to a specific trip you may already have in mind. Either way you will come away with a better understanding of what goes into a successful tour. In general the class will cover:
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