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 and gears. This class lasts approximately two hours and is limited to six students.
Cost = $70
Upcoming classes are held on Mondays at 7:30pm.
For more information about the class, or to register for the next session, you can email David.
Bike maintenance intensive :: six weeks @ 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. Introduction 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 made online or by calling the shop.)
(Pizza and beer not always included - this class was particularly enthusiastic about bike repair.)
Prospect Heights:Mondays @ 7:30pm, starts 2/1
To register, leave a deposit here. For more information about the class, you can email Tyler.
Park Slope:Tuesdays @ 7:30pm, starts 3/1
To register, leave a deposit here. For more information about the class, you can email Arnold.
SoHo: Wednesdays @ 7:30pm, starts 1/27
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To join the waitlist, or for more information about the next session, you can email David.
Park Slope, all-women: Wednesdays @ 7pm, starts 1/27
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To join the waitlist, or for more information about the next session, you can emailCourtney.
To join the waitlist for the next class in Chelsea, email Ed.
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.
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!