Bicycle Maintenance Series: Wheels Class

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Date

Sep 14 2022

Time

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cost

$25.00
*
  • Experience Level: Beginner

Speaker

  • Tony Ross
    Tony Ross

    Tony Ross is our new resident bicycle mechanic.

    In addition to working in the bicycle industry for over 14 years as a mechanic and shop manager he’s also taught repair and touring classes. Tony’s idea of a vacation is acting as a race mechanic and/or crew chief for Race Across America semi-annually where he has helped multiple teams and solo riders across the finish line of the 3000 mile journey.

    Tony’s motto: “We have brains to solve our problems and hands to do the work, but we also have hearts and it’s important to use them.”

Event Detials

In the first of Jack’s Bicycle Maintenance Workshops, participants will go over each part of what makes up a bicycle wheel and the different types, sizes, styles and the associated diciplines/uses of them. This is not a wheel building class.

Included: Rims, old and current and how to tell your size.

Spoke and nipple systems, spoke tension. An explanation of hubs, cones, axles, thru-axles, quick release skewers, bearings, widths and sizes.

Tires (treads, sidewalls, materials, uses, advantages and trade offs) Different measurements and sizes, and a flat fix hands on demo and a how to on patching a tube. Also an education on tubeless technology.

Please email questions about this workshop to bicycles@jacksfarmsupply.com

Tony Ross is our new resident bicycle mechanic. In addition to working in the bicycle industry for over 14 years as a mechanic and shop manager he’s also taught repair and touring classes. Tony’s idea of a vacation is acting as a race mechanic and/or crew chief for Race Across America semi-annually where he has helped multiple teams and solo riders across the finish line of the 3000 mile journey.

Tony’s motto: “We have brains to solve our problems and hands to do the work, but we also have hearts and it’s important to use them.” 

Jack's HFS (inside)

Location

Jack's HFS (inside)
2201 E Franklin Ave Minneapolis, MN 55404

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Bicycle Maintenance Series: Wheels Class Workshop - Ticket $25
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