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Bike to Work Month is on the horizon and what better way to kick it off than to attend a free bike workshop right here at NCAR/UCAR. At these workshops experienced bike professionals from Community Cycles will come on-site and provide customized hands-on education and training. Plus, immediately after attending a workshop you will have the opportunity to receive a free bike tune-up right on the spot by an expert mechanic.
Interested in partaking in the fun? Please fill out this quick survey so that we can provide the most relevant workshops for your interests and needs.
Workshops may include:
Bike Fit – We'll discuss bike fit for commuters and demonstrate common fit issues and how to fix them. We will also show how to customize and adjust your bike for a comfortable and efficient ride. Basic Maintenance – Learn how to adjust saddle height, monitor brake pad and tire wear, choose the right accessories and learn to fix a flat. Derailleurs & Shifters – Don't have a clue how to adjust your derailleurs or shifters? We'll give you hands-on experience in making adjustments. Bike Safety – We'll give you the skills needed to safely commute and ride in the street. We'll discuss traffic laws, riding safety and tips for commuting.
Commuting 101 – Learn about clothing for different seasons, bike lights and how to carry things on your bike with panniers and baskets. We'll also offer tips on riding the bus with a bike.
Winter Cycling – Winter poses special challenges to cyclists. We'll share tips on riding safely on ice and snow, proper gear to stay warm and additional maintenance your bike may require.
Your feedback will help enhance the strong biking community here at NCAR/UCAR and across the Front Range community.