Bike Maintenance Clinic

Event Date

Sat, Mar 14, 2015


Kingsport, TN

About This Activity

This clinic will cover all aspects of bicycle ownership for beginners as well as experienced riders.   Included will be maintenance, terminology, sizing/fit, and nutrition.  All training will be hands on so bring your bike with you if you have one.  Supplies will be provided for the training and will also be available for purchase.

Event details and schedule

Event will be held at the Warriors Path State Park Recreation Center

Tentative Schedule:

8:00am            Welcome and overview

8:15am            Wheels, Tires, and Tubes

                                    (what are they, what types are there, how to know what to buy)

8:30am            Hands on practice changing a flat tire

9:30am            Break

9:45am            Drive Train parts/terminology

(what are they, what types are there, how to know what to buy)

10:15am          Hands on drive train maintenance/cleaning

11:00 am         Break

11:15am          Bike Terminology, Parts, Gear

                                    (bike types, saddles, cleats, computers, clothes, tools)

12:00pm          Catered Lunch and Expo

1:00pm            Hands on practice changing a flat tire - again

2:00pm            Break

2:15pm            Basics of Bike Fit

(adjustments to existing bike, how to buy the right size bike)

3:00pm            Common bike injuries how to avoid, how to rehab

3:30pm            Break

3:45pm            Indoor Training descriptions and demos

                                    (Trainers, rollers, videos)

4:00pm            Outdoor Training

                  (Rules of the road, Club/shop rides, Routes)

4:30pm            Nutrition

                                    (How to prevent bonking without gaining weight)

5:00pm            Wrap up

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