UBRC Virtual Class – How to Buy/Select a Bicycle & Basic Bicycle Fit

How to Buy/Select a Bicycle & Basic Bicycle Fit – class hosted in Zoom. Pre-registration required, but no attendee cap.

Get tips on how to select and purchase a bike best suited to your needs and how to assure your bike fits you well. Class taught by Chuck Strawser, UW Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator.

UBRC Virtual Class – Bicycle Traffic Skills 101

Bicycle Traffic Skills 101 – class hosted in Zoom. Pre-registration required, but no attendee cap.

Learn the basics of vehicular cycling and keep yourself safe and comfortable while riding in traffic. Class taught by Chuck Strawser, UW Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator.

May Bike Month 2021

It’s May Bike Month in Madison! Join the fun with local events and by participating in the Love to Ride Bike Month Challenge — you can challenge friends, family, and colleagues and enter to win cool prizes!

UBRC Virtual Class – Shifting and Derailleurs

Shifting and Derailleurs – class hosted in Zoom. Pre-registration required, but no attendee cap.

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.

UBRC Virtual Class – Annual Maintenance and Chain Cleaning

Annual Maintenance and Chain Cleaning – class hosted in Zoom. Pre-registration required, with no attendee cap.

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.

UBRC Virtual Class – Rear Wheel Removal and Re-install

Rear Wheel Removal and Re-install Class hosted in Zoom from 6-7:30 p.m. Pre-registration required, but no attendee limit.

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 & 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.

URBC Virtual Class – Bicycle Through Winter

Bicycle Through Winter – hosted in WebEx from noon – 1:30 p.m. Pre-registration required through link in this event posting.

Free class taught by India Viola, local bicycle advocate and educator. 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.

URBC Virtual Class – Bicycle Hub Overhaul Demo

Bicycle Hub Overhaul Demo – hosted in WebEx from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Pre-registration required through link in this event posting.

Free class taught by India Viola, local bicycle advocate and educator. 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.

URBC Virtual Class – Basic Bicycle Brakes

Basic Bicycle Brakes class – hosted in WebEx from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Pre-registration required through link in this event posting.

Free class taught by India Viola, local bicycle advocate and educator. In this class, we will discuss brakes and minor brake adjustments. Follow along at home on your own bike, or just watch and listen in order to identify and learn how to use your barrel adjusters, as well as clean your braking surfaces.