Basic Bike Mechanics

Basic Bike Mechanics session suitable for Young Guns, Junior parents, Dirt Girls, new GMBC members or anyone who's a member or friend of the club and wants to improve their bike knowledge.  The focus is on trail repairs and jobs that can be done at home.  Limited to 8 participants -  $10 per session, Register online

9am - 12 noon at the Duck Ponds School, just inside the main entrance, You Yangs Regional Park (off Branch Rd, Lara).  Participants should bring their bikes, a repair stand if they own one, and tools including hex keys, screwdrivers, and a set of spanners.

Session 3: Brake Adjustment and Chains.  How to change brake pads.  Demo of a brake bleed kit.  Put a quick link in a chain.  Participants will remove and inspect their brake pads.  Install a quick link on a demo chain.  Chain Lubrication.  How to clean your bike after a ride.  Discuss first aid items to carry in camelback/car.

Event date: 
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 09:00