101: How to change a flat tire (hands-on workshop)

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528 E Bijou St

528 E Bijou St · Colorado Springs, CO

How to find us

528 E Bijou St · Colorado Springs, CO. Free street parking. Walk up the driveway on the right side of the house, follow the path, and the Garage Mahal is in the back.

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Details

NOTE: This workshop is limited to 10 people and 2 instructors. Please sign up early to prevent going onto the wait list. Chris Conboy is generous enough to provide her famous Garage Mahal for this indoor workshop. Please arrive before 6:15 pm allowing time to unload your bike, setup, and sign in for a 6:30 pm start. This workshop is indoors, so please come rain or shine.

Purpose / Description
To build confidence and speed changing a flat tire. Hands-on practice will improve your skills. You will receive a step-by-step demonstration with a handout to follow along plus tips & tricks to make it easier to change a flat tire. Then, we will break out into small groups for the hands-on tire changing session. If you get stuck, one of your team members or one of the instructors will help you.

What to bring
* Your bike (already have a flat, bring a spare tube)
* Bicycle pump or CO2 cartridge (whatever you would use on the road)
* Tire levels
* Tools to remove wheel if needed

Suggested items to bring
* Chair or stool if you want to sit on something
* Nitrile gloves to keep hands free of grease and grim.

Cost
FREE to paid Colorado Springs Cycling Club members. Non-CSCC and MeetUp only members will be charged $5.00 at the door. If you sign up to become a paid CSCC member (not just a MeetUp member), the $5.00 fee will be waived (Single $21 or Family $28 includes 2 adults + children under 18). Sign-up to become a CSCC member at the door or go to https://bikesprings.org/join-us

Questions / Suggestions
Please submit your questions/suggestions in the COMMENTS section, below. If you would like to attend this class at a different day or time, please that suggestion in the COMMENTS, below. We will respond as soon as possible. Or call or text Jean -- Cell:[masked]

RSVP is required for this workshop, which is limited to 10 people and 2 instructors. If you are unable to make the workshop please remove your name from the RSVP by June 11 at 6:00 pm, so others have a chance to attend. If you are on the waitlist you will be automatically notified if someone drops out.