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On Ride Repairs

  • Feb 6, 2014 · 6:30 PM

Basics Only Please!  3 Hours (BOP) The essentials every biker rider needs to know to get themselves out of a bind if your out on the trail or a desolate highway. Learn these survival repairs to get yourself or a fellow rider rolling again.

Your Cost $78.75 with a 25% Meetup discount. Regular price $105. (A $10 nonrefundable Deposit is required at time of RSVP. You may pay in full if you choose. The remainder amount will be collected before the start of class, PayPal or Cash accepted.

 Location San Jose in Willow Glen 95125

This is a hands on class working on your own bike. This will benefit beginners and intermediate who do not mind working on bicycles.

You will cover

Flat Repair

Tire Repair


Bent Wheel

Broken Spoke

Brake Adjustment

Derailleur Adjustment

Bent Derailleur Hanger

Chain Drop/Chain Suck

Chain Repair/Replacement

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Flat Repair Learn to fix a flat in different scenarios, from the easiest to hardest of tire removal and installs. Learn how to use one tire lever, two tire levers and three tire levers effectively. You will be prepared and feel confident.

Tire Repair Fix a tire that has a sidewall cut that will get you home by using whats in your pockets.

Lubrication is your friend. It keeps the the peace between moving parts, but excess is just bad.

Broken Spoke Your ride is not over because of a busted spoke. Learn how to deal with it and ride strong.

Brakes Are your brakes on vacation? Learn to fine tune them with ease. Adjust them to your personal preference.

Derailleurs OK, derailleurs can be scary, but don't fret. Your adjusting barrel is truly your friend. A quarter turn here a quarter tune there, Done!

Chain drop and chain suck are indicators there is a bigger problem. It's time to inspect your drivetrain (chain, chainrings, cassette, derailleurs) and make adjustments.

Chain Life Chains wear out. A chain is like the oil in your car. It wears with time and dirt and if it is not replaced periodically it will wear out and destroy the parts it comes in contact with. ie. Cassette and chainrings. That equals money that could be spent elsewhere.

What to bring?

Your Bike

Multi tool or similar (with chain break)

Tire Levers


Latex gloves optional

I will have some tools on hand to share.

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  • Roxanne

    Ralph and I will both be attending.

    1 · January 31, 2014

    • Arthur R.

      Hi guys, I got your registration confirmation. See you soon. Thanks, Arthur

      January 31, 2014

  • Suzanne

    Will the class include instruction on how to use a chain break tool to re-attach or shorten a stretched chain?

    1 · January 29, 2014

    • Arthur R.

      Yes. I encourage everyone to bring their tool kits. Thanks, Arthur

      January 29, 2014

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