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BGI Classes Bicycle Maintenance 101
$29.99
Our Bicycle Maintenance 101 class is for any rider who would like to learn basic care for their bicycle, under the "hands-on" guidance of our experienced mechanics. Topics covered will include basic bicycle terminology, wheel removal, flat tire repair, simple adjustments for seats and handlebars, bicycle lubrication and cleaning, and simple road repairs. Time is also allowed for a question and answer period. This class is intended to make any rider feel more comfortable in handling the most common bicycle issues, and how and when a problem needs a mechanics attention. This is also a great primer class if you are interested on our other bicycle maintenance classes. As with all our Bicycle Maintenance Classes, the Park Tool Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair is recommended for all participants. Allow two hours for the class. You will also be working on your own bicycle. You should register for any BGI Maintenance Class at least 2 business days prior to the class date. If you have questions about a class registration, please call BGI North at 317-842-4140.
BGI Classes Bicycle Maintenance 102
$29.99
102 is the follow-up to 101 -- Topics covered will include bike assembly: how to put the bike back together from being shipped. Install bars, install seatpost, install wheels. Check chain lube, check shifting, check derailleur hanger. Check overall bike for damage. Go over tools need to put bike back together.Time is also allowed for a question and answer period. You should register for any BGI Maintenance Class at least 2 business days prior to the class date. If you have questions about a class registration, please call BGI North at 317-842-4140.
BGI Classes Brake Systems (mechanical) - 205
$29.99
Topics covered will include component identification, different types of brakes, cable system inspection and replacement/lubrication, sizing housing, pad inspection & replacement, adjustment. Will also cover handlebars, stems, saddle and seat posts, if time permits.
BGI Classes Chain & Derailleur Systems - 201
$29.99
Chain sizing, master links, rivet install, chain installation, chain wear and damage, cleaning and lubrication, cable system/cutting/sizing, proper derailleur installation, limit screw adjustment, b screw adjustment, index adjustment.
BGI Classes Headset, Bottom Brackets, and Cranks - 204
$29.99
Topics covered will include component identification, different types of bottom brackets and headsets, adjustment procedures, installing/removing pedals, chainring BCD ID, and installing/removing cranks. Time is also allowed for a question and answer period.
BGI Classes Hubs and Cassette - 202
$29.99
Topics covered will include bearing adjustment, freehub service, cartridge bearing hubs, Cassette and freewheel installation and removal. Time is also allowed for a question and answer period.
BGI Classes Learn To Ride - Adult Classes
$29.99
Want to learn how to ride a bicycle? Now’s your chance. This class is for all bike-beginners! Riding a bicycle is fun, but sometimes learning HOW to ride a bike for the first time can be a challenge. If you don't know how to ride a bike, these introductory Learn-to-Ride Classes are just for you! Learn-to-Ride Adult classes are for adults (age 13+) who are ready to learn how to ride a bicycle. It doesn’t matter if you’re 8 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time. Learning to balance is the key to learning how to ride a bike;. Learn-to-Ride classes focus on this critical skill first. After students learn to balance successfully, pedaling is easy. During the class, students will work on braking with hand brakes, balancing, coasting, turning, starting, stopping. If progress in coasting and balancing for at least 40 feet is accomplished, learning to pedal is easy. Most people learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they’ll leave equipped with an easy, low-stress way to teach themselves—or, they can join us for another class or individual lesson as a follow-up! Sign up for a Learn-to-Ride Class and we'll help you start riding! Youth under age 16 must be accompanied by a parent. Learn-to-Ride Classes are taught by Bicycle Garage Indy’s Advocacy Director Connie Szabo Schmucker. She has taught dozens of people of all ages (youth and adults) how to ride a bike for the first time.
BGI Classes Learn To Ride - Youth Classes
$29.99
Want to learn how to ride a bicycle? Now’s your chance. This class is for all bike-beginners! Riding a bicycle is fun, but sometimes learning HOW to ride a bike for the first time can be a challenge. If you don't know how to ride a bike or need some assistance in teaching your child how to ride a bike, these introductory Learn-to-Ride Classes are just for you! Learn-to-Ride classes are for youth (age 7-12) who are ready to learn how to ride a bicycle. It doesn’t matter if you’re 8 or 80, we’ll get you rolling in no time. Learning to balance is the key to learning how to ride a bike;. Learn-to-Ride classes focus on this critical skill first. After students learn to balance successfully, pedaling is easy. During the class, students will work on braking with hand brakes, balancing, coasting, turning, starting, stopping. If progress in coasting and balancing for at least 40 feet is accomplished, learning to pedal is easy. Most people learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they’ll leave equipped with an easy, low-stress way to teach themselves—or, they can join us for another class or individual lesson as a follow-up! Sign up for a Learn-to-Ride Class and we'll help you or your child start riding! Youth must be accompanied by a parent. Learn-to-Ride Classes are taught by Bicycle Garage Indy’s Advocacy Director Connie Szabo Schmucker. She has taught dozens of people of all ages (youth and adults) how to ride a bike for the first time.
BGI Classes Wheel Truing - 203
$29.99
Topics covered will include parts identification, truing procedure, lateral and radial truing, dish, tension, replacing damaged spoke, and wheel wear and damage. Time is also allowed for a question and answer period.
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