manhattan: soho - 244 & 250 Lafayette St | chelsea - 228 7th Ave
brooklyn: park slope - 476 Fifth Ave [PHONE + MAP]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Repair Classes

We offer a variety of bike maintenance classes. Click below, or scroll down for details -

Roadside Repair (2 hours) 

Bike Maintenance Intensive (6 weeks @ 2 hrs/wk)  -- Classes now forming!

Custom Instruction (varies)

 

Roadside Repair :: 2-hour course

Our Roadside Repair Class is a one-night class covering the basics of bike repair. Our objective is to help you deal with those pesky roadside/trailside emergencies that can spoil your ride, like flat tires and problematic brakes. This class lasts approximately two hours.

Cost = $70

 

SoHo store:

Upcoming classes are held on Wednesdays at 7:30pm in our Soho store

    • 7-30-14
    • 8-13-14
    • 8-27-14

To register, please email Dave at david@bicyclehabitat.com
 

Chelsea store:

To register, email Tanner at tanner@bicyclehabitat.com

 

  

Bike maintenance intensive :: six classes @ 2 hrs/class

This course covers more thorough bike maintenance knowledge, detailing the different parts of a bicycle and how the parts work together. Class size is limited to six students, assuring everyone a place to work and get dirty. Classes meets once per week for six weeks; each session is two hours. 

  • Week 1 - Introduction to the course, flat repair and drivetrain basics.
  • Week 2 - Drivetrain, gears, shifters, etc. Introduciton to brakes.
  • Week 3 - Brakes continued, wheel truing.
  • Week 4 - Introduction to hubs and bearing surfaces, including headsets.
  • Week 5 - Introduction to Bottom brackets, and cranksets.
  • Week 6 - A chance to ask questions not covered, and to bring in your own bike to practice what you've learned with the guidance of your instructor at your side.

Cost = $300. (You must pay a deposit of $150 to hold your spot in the course. Deposits can be taken over the phone or in person at the shop.)

SoHo store:  Registration for the late summer session is OPEN

Late Summer Session - OPEN

begins September 9th, 2014 and meets Mondays @ 7:30-9:30

To register, email Dave at david@bicyclehabitat.com or call the shop at 212-431-3315. 

 

 

Chelsea store:  Registration for the Summer Session is Open

   

Summer Session #2-Open

           Begins August 7, 2014, and meets Tursdays @ 8pm- 10 pm. 

        To register, email Tanner at tanner@bicyclehabitat.com 

        or call the shop at 212-206-6949.

 

Park Slope (Brooklyn) store:

No current sessions scheduled. Please stay tuned.

For more information about the class, call the shop at 718-788-2543. 

 

Custom Instruction offerings

 

Personal Mechanic | Custom Classes

The mechanic is totally yours for one-on-one, or small group courses (prices vary). He/she will instruct or coach you on any and all aspects of bicycle repair. Work can be done by you, or you can just watch the wrench at work. This service is offered by appointment only and is usually only available after shop hours. The mechanic may be available for home or office visits, (home visits will incur a 25% surcharge plus travel expenses).

Cost = starting at $65/hour for one on one instruction.

For more information and to schedule, contact Dave at David@bicyclehabitat.com.


Wheel Building Seminars

Unlock the secrets of building a bicycle wheel. With one of our expert mechanics, you can learn how to select the appropriate spoke length, lacing pattern, and number of spokes for your specific needs. You will then lace, true, and tension your new wheel to give you miles of smooth, trouble-free riding. Amaze your friends! Confuse your enemies! Love your wheels!

For more information and to schedule, email Tom at Tom@bicyclehabitat.com.

 
bicycle habitat
244 & 250 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10012
ph (212) 431-3315

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