Weekly Bike Mechanics Workshop

04/15/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Bike Bakersfield
Phone:661-321-9247
Address: 1708 Chester Ave

Come learn the ins and outs of your bike on Mondays from 6:30-8 p.m. All skill levels and ages are welcome. This workshop series is $10 for non-members and free to Bike Bakersfield members. Go to http://bikebakersfield.org/support/bbshops/ to become a BB member today!

All workshops are held at the bike kitchen, 1708 Chester Ave. Orientation is recommended and is held during Second Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This orientation goes over bike cleaning, fixing a flat and class rules.

The workshop schedule includes the following:

Week 1 – Frame alignment, frame fit, greasing seat post and stern, and chain check.

Week 2 – Servicing brakes and servicing shifters.

Week 3 – Headset overhaul and bottom bracket overhaul.

Week 4 – Hub overhaul and wheel truing 101.

This workshop series and membership funds support all Bike Bakersfield programs and goals. By supporting this series, you are helping us provide helmets, safety equipment and bikes to those in need. Thanks for your support.

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    Join us on Monday, July 1 as we ride to watch the Bakersfield Train Robbers take on the Wasco Reserves! We will begin our ride at 6:30 pm at the Park at River Walk. We will then have a stop at Beach Park at 7:15 pm. Feel free to meet us at either park to join us as we travel to the ball game that begins at 7:45 pm. Free entry to the game when you bike with us. We will have a bike valet system to secure the bikes while we watch the game. There will be $1 beers and $1 hot dogs at the game! Check out our map for more route details.

    In order for us to reserve the right number of tickets, you MUST fill out this one minute form.

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  • 07/13/2019 10:00 AM - 07/13/2019 2:00 PM

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    Lights and helmets are strongly encouraged. The ride will follow the Kern River Parkway Trail west from Beach Park and turn South at CSUB, continue on the bike path through CSUB campus, and end at the Marketplace.

    California Vehicle Code requires bicyclists under age 18 to wear a helmet. The vehicle code also requires bicycles to have a front facing headlamp and at least a red rear facing reflector when being ridden at night. It’s not only the law, but a great way to keep yourself safe.

    The ride is finished once the group reaches the Marketplace, so make sure you have a plan to get back to where you started! Some like to park at the Marketplace and ride to Beach Park prior to the start of the ride so they may enjoy the rest of the evening without having to ride back.

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    Bike Bakersfield will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be open for tuneups and volunteers to gain hours towards the recycle-a-bike program.

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    All ages and skill levels are encouraged to come. The ride is a comfortable, 10-12 mph pace and welcomes riders of all kinds.

    Lights and helmets are strongly encouraged. The ride will follow the Kern River Parkway Trail west from Beach Park and turn South at CSUB, continue on the bike path through CSUB campus, and end at the Marketplace.

    California Vehicle Code requires bicyclists under age 18 to wear a helmet. The vehicle code also requires bicycles to have a front facing headlamp and at least a red rear facing reflector when being ridden at night. It’s not only the law, but a great way to keep yourself safe.

    The ride is finished once the group reaches the Marketplace, so make sure you have a plan to get back to where you started! Some like to park at the Marketplace and ride to Beach Park prior to the start of the ride so they may enjoy the rest of the evening without having to ride back.

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    Lights and helmets are strongly encouraged. The ride will follow the Kern River Parkway Trail west from Beach Park and turn South at CSUB, continue on the bike path through CSUB campus, and end at the Marketplace.

    California Vehicle Code requires bicyclists under age 18 to wear a helmet. The vehicle code also requires bicycles to have a front facing headlamp and at least a red rear facing reflector when being ridden at night. It’s not only the law, but a great way to keep yourself safe.

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    Bike Bakersfield will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be open for tuneups and volunteers to gain hours towards the recycle-a-bike program.

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    Plan an event with your school or neighborhood. Find resources and materials at http://www.walkbiketoschool.org/.