Location: Don Valley Brickworks BikeWorks
Sessions Tuesdays, June 9–June 30
Tuesdays, July 7–July 28
Tuesdays, August 4–August 25
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550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Learn the skills to maintain your wheels—from fixing a flat to troubleshooting gears and brakes. Bring your bike and we’ll provide the rest!Over the course of four hands-on workshops, Bike Repair Basics will teach you the skills to maintain and repair your own bike—from patching a tube to troubleshooting and replacing your gears and brakes. No prior mechanical knowledge is necessary.
What You Will Learn
Bike Anatomy and Proper Tool Use
Gain an understanding around the basic anatomy and mechanical systems that make up a bike. This knowledge is a foundation for understanding how your bike works and how to fix it. Participants will also learn about proper tool use and safety precautions
Fixing a Flat | Rims, Tires, and Tubes
Learn how to fix a flat tire and the mechanical make-up of your bike’s wheels, tires, and inner tubes. We will discuss the different causes of flat tires and learn to remove and re-install a wheel in order to replace an inner tube and patch a tube.
Brakes | Set Up and Adjustments
Explore braking systems and learn to asses cables, housing and brake pads for wear and tear. Participants will also learn how to to replace their own brake pads.
Gears and Safety | Derailleur Set Up and Gear Adjustments
Learn about gearing systems, how they work and why bikes have them. Participants will also explore front and rear derailleurs, how to adjust them for smooth gear shifting and will finish off with a lesson on checking a bike for safety.
Bike Works Bike Repair Workshops