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Norte To Host Bike Mechanics Class For Kids This Winter Break

Kick the year off by fixing something with your smart brain and your strong hands!

Knowing how to maintain and fix your bicycle is the BEST! Understanding basic bicycle maintenance and repair is a lifelong skill that gives you the knowledge and confidence to keep your ride rolling.

The Solution, our hands-on, 2-day learn-to-wrench class for kids, teaches participants how to:

  1. Fix a flat
  2. Adjust brakes
  3. Adjust shifting
  4. Patch a tube
  5. Fix a broken chain
  6. Remove/install pedals
  7. Clean/lube a chain
  8. Basic maintenance tips

When:

  • January 3 & 4, 2019 from 10 to noon

Where:

  • Norte Wheelhouse (the large orange building on the north side of the park)

Who:

  • The Solution is for all awesome middle and high school’ers. No bike repair skills necessary – this is bike fix 101.

Cost for 2 day program:

  • $25

Class size is limited to just 5 future mechanics, so reserve your spot today:

Scholarships available. Contact Ben at ben@elgruponorte.org

Participants are welcome to bring in their bike or use one of ours to learn on. Just let us know!

Need more details?  Email ben@elgruponorte.org, call 231-883-2404 or stop by the Clubhouse 9-5P weekdays.