Solution Class Descriptions

The Solution is designed to be an educational series, with each class building upon the previous one. By the end of the series participants should have acquired skills, techniques, tips, and tricks that will make maintaining their bike much easier and more fun.

101 –  Basic

  • Shop and tool orientation
  • Bicycle anatomy
  • ABC quick check
  • Get to know your tires and floor pump

102 – Basic

  • Sun’s out, wheels out!
  • Nuts about QR’s
  • Brake pad care
  • Sparkle-clean bike

201 – Beginner

  • Fix a Flat
  • Tube replacement & patching

202 – Beginner

  • C2ShiningC: Chains to Cables
  • Chain dissection
  • Cables and housing, cable maintenance

301 – Intermediate

  • Derailleurs
  • Shifters
  • Cables and housing

302 – Intermediate

  • Rim brakes
  • Disc brakes
  • Brake pads & cables and housing

303 – Intermediate

  • Hub adjustments, cassette removal
  • Wheel truing

401 – Advanced 

  • Fork removal, brake removal/install
  • Headset adjustment, cockpit removal, and install, rider comfort

402 – Advanced

  • Shifter rehabilitation
  • Derailleur dissection
  • In-depth look at disc brakes