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Maintenance Clinics

Learn how to repair your bike at home, on the road or on the trail!


  • Bi-weekly clinics covering a wide range of maintenance topics.
  • Led by Josh Holm, our General Manager/Master Mechanic.
  • See below for upcoming clinics and details on each class.
  • Click on the clinic you're interested in to sign up, or just swing by.

Upcoming Clinics

DATE/TIMESUBJECTLOCATIONDURATION
10/7/21 Thursday - 5pm
Suspension
The Shop
1 hr.
10/21/21 Thursday - 5pm
Brakes
The Shop
1 hr.

Clinic Descriptions

Basic Home Repair

  • AirBrakesChain's
  • Flat tire/tube repair. Proper pressure
  • Front and rear derailleur adjustment
  • Housing and cable replacement
  • Headset/BB adjustment
  • Brake adjustment
  • Advanced and if time, Tubeless tire install

Bicycle Cleaning & Drivetrain Maintenance

  • When to clean your bike
  • Post ride bike cleaning
  • Proper cleaning agents
  • Drying and final touches
  • Lube and grease post clean

Bicycle Safety

  • Pre ride check
  • Nuts and Bolts; what to tighten
  • Proper headset adjustment 
  • Tire pressure
  • Wheel and tire safety

Brakes

  • Brake intro, types and where they apply
  • Overview of basic components and their function
  • Rim vs. Disc
  • Hydraulic vs. Cable
  • Set up
  • Common issues
  • Service considerations, and intervals. 

Suspension Basics & Set-up

  • Suspension intro, types, front and rear shocks.
  • Overview of suspension components and their function.
  • Basic suspension set up (sag, psi, tools needed)
  • Common issues
  • Service intervals, and basic maintenance

Trail & Roadside Repair

  • How to fix
    • Flat tire (tube or tubeless) 
    • Broken derailleur/hanger
    • Broken chain
    • Bent rotor
  • Tools to bring with you and how to carry them

Wheels

  • Wheel essentials and inspection
  • Spoke tension
  • Hub repair and proper maintenance 
  • Cassette inspection
  • Freehub body maintenance
  • Axle inspection and repair.