This winter we are collaborating with The Flat Bike Collective to bring you a mechanics workshop series!
Ever felt frustrated that you weren’t able to fix your bike up yourself? Want to know more about how your brakes work, how your gears change, or how to overhaul your headset? Come by the flat during the months of January and February to find out how!
December 14th:Winter Riding – Winterize your bike, and yourself! (Check out our WINTER RIDING ZINE, to get a preview!)
January 11th: Bicycle Basics – Fixing flat tires, regular bike maintenance, how to use tools;
(Using wrenches, screwdrives, etc. so you don’t injure yourself or your tools!)
January 18th: Brakes – Everything and anything to make sure you can stop!
January 25th: Ball Bearing systems – Headsets, Hubs and 3-piece bottom brackets.
February 1st: Gears – Getting your mechanical advantage just right!
February 8th: Wheels – Truing, adjusting hubs, cleaning rims, building basics.
February 15th: Advanced topics – Big tools; weird parts; compatibilities; the answer to life, theuniverse, and everything. How hammers will fix everything.
All workshops are open to everyone. PWYC, with a suggested donation of $5 with all proceeds going to Le Petit Velo Rouge.
All workshops will be held from 7pm til 9pm.
Please RSVP! Space is limited! firstname.lastname@example.org
These workshops are being held at The Flat Bike Collective: 3480 Rue McTavish, Room B02.
Watch this space – more info on its way closer to the time!