Classes / Events
The course is comprised of two 3-hour sessions. Students use their own bikes for hands-on practice. The class is mix of lecture, demonstration and hands-on skills development as you will be learn the basics of a bicycle tune-up. Class topics include: wheel anatomy and basic truing, hub cone adjustments, brake and derailleur adjustments and basic drive train maintenance. Please come to class with a clean bike and clothes you are prepared to get dirty. PLUS, students of this course get 10% off shop supplies/tools day of class! This class is held at our 3016 Minnehaha Ave location.
This 4 hour class will focus on drivetrain & shifting systems. The class covers removal & reinstallation of the chain, cassette/freewheel, crankset and derailleurs. Customers will also learn how to replace their shift cables & housing (available with a 10% discount). The ideal person for this class has either completed the Complete Tune course (though not required) or someone that is mildly comfortable with simple adjustments on their bike and looking at moving to the next level of wisdom. Bring your bike to work on and wear clothes you won’t mind getting dirty. PLUS, students of this course get 10% off shop supplies/tools day of class! Reserve your spot at the Classes section of our Online Catalog! View our upcoming classes on our event calendar. Note: due to varying skill levels & time constraints, students’ bikes may not be 100% tuned up at course completion since the focus is on teaching the skills. This class is offered exclusively at our 3016 Minnehaha Ave. location.
This FREE hour-long class is designed to keep you on your bike and enjoying your ride! We’ll go over the tools needed to fix your flat, how to identify its cause, and techniques for making the whole process quick and painless. Bring your bike to practice on and wear clothes you won’t mind getting dirty. These classes are free of charge with the donation of a canned food item (for our local food shelf).
This course is intended for students with little or no bicycle maintenance experience. This 2-hour course imparts all of the basic wisdom necessary to help you troubleshoot issues with your bicycle. The course covers bike anatomy, wheel removal, tire & tube replacement, cleaning the bike, lubricating the chain, and a Q&A with a Hub mechanic. This class is held at our 3016 Minnehaha Ave location.
The course is comprised of two 3-hour sessions. Students will leave the class with a new wheel built by their own hands! Students may try for a 2 wheel set if they choose. Students will provide their own materials but will receive 15% off wheel materials if bought through The Hub. Please come in before the Sunday prior to your class if you intend to order wheel parts. Wheel lacing pattern options for rear wheels include 3x, 2x, and 3x drive/radial non-drive. Front lacing pattern options are 3x, 2x, 1x and radial. Be advised that radial lacing voids most hub manufacturer’s warranties. There will be no spoke cutting in class. Ask Hub Service Department staff to help with spoke calculations when you are purchasing parts. Any exotic lacing patterns must be approved by the class instructor prior to class. PLUS, students of this course get 10% off shop supplies/tools day of class!
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