Fix a Flat CTS - March 16, 2014
Sun. Mar 16, 2014 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Learn this simple and important skill to minimize delays the next time you find yourself with a flat tire. We’ll help you with wheel and tire removal, patching a tube and putting it all back together. Learn which tools to carry for a speedy repair. Our class is hands-on, so you will have the opportunity to practice repairing the tire on your bike. You’ll go home with a patch kit, and a step-by-step guide for your next encounter with a flat tire.
Feel confident in your ability to change a flat tire on your bike
Understand more about bike parts and their functions as it relates to fixing a flat
bike parts related to wheels and tires
the importance of tire pressure
common causes of flats and how to avoid them
wheel removal and reinstallation
locating a puncture
patching a tube
Duration: 2 hours
How to prepare: Bring your bike as you will be practicing changing a flat tire on your own bike. If you are coming to the morning session of Group Riding Skills, please bring a lunch.
Bike Parking: Bike racks available outside the building as well as limited indoor space.