Learn the Essentials in Bicycle Maintenance Class
Intro to Commuter Bicycle Maintenance
In partnership with The Freewheel Project, Gainesville’s non-profit bicycle co-op, Intro to Commuter Bicycle Maintenance will introduce bicycle basics from proper bike fitting to on-road maintenance skills to give riders confidence to hit the road and commute to campus. Classes will be held at the Freewheel Project on Wednesday, March 13 & 20 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. This course is sponsored by the UF Office of Sustainability and offered to UF students, faculty and staff at no cost. It is valued at $50 and participants will receive a free bicycle helmet and flat repair kit at the end of the course.
Participants will learn the following skills:
- How to change a flat tire
- Brake adjustment
- Gear adjustment
- How to customize your bike fit
- How to properly fit a helmet
- How to perform a bicycle safety check
- Bicycle shifting strategy & technique
**Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants are required to commit to attending both class sessions in order to be admitted: March 13 & 20, 6-8 PM at the Freewheel Project (618 S Main St, Suite A, GNV FL 32601).