Get tips on how to select and purchase a bike best suited to your needs and how to assure your bike fits you well.
Learn the basics of vehicular cycling and keep yourself safe and comfortable while riding in traffic.
Learn the basics about how your bicycles gears work and how to keep them shifting smoothly. You can have your bike handy during the class to follow along or you can just watch.
Keep your bike running smoothly throughout the year. You will learn and practice best techniques for cleaning and lubricating your chain and other routine maintenance. You can have your bike handy to follow along or you can just watch.
Ever had a rear flat tire but were intimidated by removing and re-installing the rear wheel? Fear no longer! Get the basic how-to’s and expert tips and tricks for removing your bike’s rear wheel. This is a hands-on free class and it’s optimal if you have your bike with you to practice what you are learning in real time.
Tips on biking through the winter including lessons learned from a winter bicycling veteran. Suggestions for clothing and other gear plus basic winter maintenance tips and available resources.
The instructor will take apart a wheel hub and demonstrate repacking of wheel bearings. The inner workings of this simple but mysterious bicycle maintenance task will be revealed.
In this class, we will discuss brakes and minor brake adjustments. Follow along at home on your own bike, or just watch and listen to learn how to identify and use your barrel adjusters, as well as clean your braking surfaces.
Learn what you need to fix flat tires with confidence in this in-depth flat fix clinic for front wheels. There will be lots to learn for both beginners and people who have changed a flat before. Follow along on your own bike or with your own front wheel.
Although the University Bicycle Resource Center (UBRC) remains closed, there are still opportunities to learn about bike maintenance! Monthly programming moved online in the fall, and more virtual classes are coming this spring.