Tag Archive: Bike Maintenance

June 15, 2016

Bike Mechanic Mark’s Top Tips

Mark Lavalier, our Bike Maintenance instructor’s tips for taking care of your bike: Check your tire pressure using a gauge. Keep your bike CLEAN! Lube chain regularly and have the hubs checked annually. Check your brakes before heading out and replace brake pads before they are worn out.
Wheel Repair
June 15, 2016

Bike Maintenance: It’s All About The Wheels

  • It’s All About The Wheels
    June 23, 2016
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Description In this class we’ll explore and practice all things related to your bicycle’s wheels. Key topics that we will practice are truing your wheel (when your wheel gets a bit of wobble, this is how you get it straight again), dealing with and preventing problems with tires and tubes (like fixing flats), and finally, (more…)

May 4, 2016

Bike Maintenance Class a Success

Our first class is in the books, and it was a success! Here are a few photos from the class: Everyone left with a bike that shifted a little smoother and ran a little quieter than when they arrived. It sounds like we might have another bike maintenance class coming sometime in June, so stayContinue Reading
Springtime Bike Maintenance Sold Out!
April 26, 2016

Springtime Bike Maintenance Sold Out!

Our Springtime Bike Maintenance class has sold out! If you are still interested in this class, please email info@duluthfolkschool.com and we’ll put your name on a waiting list. If there are any cancellations, we will contact folks on a first come, first served basis. Thanks for your support!
April 13, 2016

Springtime Bike Maintenance

Pull your rusty-dusty bike out of the garage and join us at the Lester Amity Chalet for expert instruction on how to get your bike in great shape for riding. Click here for more information and to register!
April 13, 2016

Springtime Bike Maintenance

  • Springtime Bike Maintenance
    May 3, 2016
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Description Bring your bicycle to class and get the brakes working, the derailleur adjusted and your chain lubed. If you want to install fenders or a basket or streamers on your handlebars, bring those items along and we will help you install them. Outcome Students will be taught to identify common problems that occur with (more…)


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1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888


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