Course OverviewThis Bicycle Mechanics Course is designed to teach basic skills for the novice and advanced cyclists that wants to learn some basic bicycle care. This is a great class to help you become more self-sufficient with your bike. Students will learn to properly clean the bike, clean and lube the chain, learn to make minor adjustments, and to change, repair and make tire thorn resistant. Note: A materials fee of $10 is payable to the instructor at the first class. Basic tools, lubes, cleaners, etc., and several work stands are provided. However, if you wish to practice with your own tools you can bring them. Please bring a drop cloth for your work area (painter's drop cloth, blanket or similar to absorb any fluids and protect the floor) and a familiar bike that you use to clean, adjust, and change a tire. Please NO “project” bikes! We have a limited amount of time and repair resources. Feel free to bring food and beverages to class. This class is about learning the about the bike and having fun!
What You'll Learn
- Learn to properly clean your bike and clean and lube the chain
- Learn to make minor adjustments
- Learn to change, repair and make your tires thorn-resistant
Who Should AttendNovice to advanced cyclists looking to be more self-sufficient with their bicycles.
A materials fee of $10 is payable to the instructor at the first session. Basic tools, lubes, cleaners, etc., and several work stands are provided. Please bring a drop cloth for your work area (painter's drop cloth, blanket or similar) to absorb any fluids and protect the floor.
UNM Tuition Remission eligible, Personal Enrichment Program