Learn to Spin Wrenches Like a Pro
If bike repair was rocket science, our tech clinics would be classified. Luckily, it's much easier than you may think, and with a little instruction, anyone can learn the basics. Mike's Bikes is here to teach you how to fix, maintain, and improve your bike - every week, for free! Clinics are held at all stores on Tuesday nights 6pm-7pm (Petaluma, Sacramento, and Folsom 5pm-6pm). The schedule of topics is below. Come on out and learn to wrench like a pro, from the pros!
1st Tuesday: Roadside Basics
Flat fix; derailleur adjustment; broken chain fix; broken spoke mitigation
2nd Tuesday: Basic Home Maintenance
Safety inspection; cleaning & lubrication; proper tire pressure; brake and headset adjustment
3rd Tuesday: Drivetrain Class
Shifting principles; cable & housing maintenance; derailleur adjustment; chain inspection & installation
4th Tuesday: All About Wheels
Wheel essentials; hub inspection & adjustment; spoke tension; cassette inspection & replacement
5th Tuesday (calendar permitting): Open Session
Participant-determined, bring your questions!
Note: Bringing your bike and relevant tools to our clinics is encouraged but not required.