Winter Bike Workshops


12/10/2015

Cambridge Bike Committee Ride

Free Bike Workshops with the City of Cambridge

Join us for three free bicycle education workshops this winter! Everybody receives a free helmet (limit one per year)

Bicycle Maintenance Basics

  • Thursday, January 7, 5:30 P. M. to 6:30 P.M.
  • 344 Broadway, 4th floor conference room

Beyond Maintenance Basics

  • Thursday, January 7, 7:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
  • 344 Broadway, 4th floor conference room

Winter Cycling Basics

  • Wednesday, January 13, 3:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
  • 344 Broadway, 2nd floor conference room

Course Descriptions

Bicycle Maintenance Basics

  • The anatomy of the bike
  • Removing wheels
  • Fixing flats
  • Chain Maintenance
  • Pre-Ride check
  • Seat height
  • Portable tool kit
  • Keeping your bike healthy with preventative bike maintenance

Beyond Maintenance Basics

  • Basic repair tools
  • Thoroughly cleaning and lubricating your bike
  • Removing both wheels
  • Completely changing a flat tire
  • Pinpointing squeaks and rattles
  • Removing pedals
  • Adjusting front and rear brakes + derailleurs,
  • Dealing with a broken spoke

Winter Cycling Basics

  • Benefits of biking, including better personal health, saved money, environmental benefits, and others
  • Staying at a comfortable temperature no matter what the weather is like
  • Route planning
  • Locking
  • Multi-modal commuting
  • Staying dry and clean
  • Using safety equipment, including helmet, lights, and reflective gear
  • Rules of the Road and staying safe while biking

For more information

For more information, please look to our Bicycle Workshops website. 

Please RSVP to Jennifer at 617/349-4671, or jlawrence@cambridgema.gov