Learn how to maintain your own bike with Erik's Park Tool School Bike Maintenance Classes

Erik's Park Tool School Bicycle Maintenance Class Schedule

2015 Class Schedule Now Available!

Looking for tips on how to fix a flat tire or how to overhaul your headset, Erik's Park Tool School classes are for you. Get real, hands-on experience from professional bicycle mechanics and leave feeling confident with your new skills. Please note: Class format is prepared for students who are 16 years old and over.
 

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arrowNEW RIDER MAINTENANCE CLASS (3 hour session): $29.99 | View Class Schedule | Register Now!

Do you want to learn how to fix a flat tire? When do I lube my chain? Learn these critical maintenance tips and more: how to clean your bike, make simple adjustments and when and where to lubricate your bike. Each class participant will learn how to fix basic maintenance issues on their own bike! Attendees are expected to bring their own bike to work on. Areas of the bike that will be discussed:
  • Tire and Tube Service
  • Chain Cleaning and Lubrication
  • Cable Tension
  • Bike Washing
  • Safety Inspection

arrowNEW RIDER CONTINUUM Class (3 hour session): $59.99 | View Class Schedule | Register Now!
Includes Park Tool's "Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair" - a $24.99 value.

If you’ve taken the New Rider course but are interested in learning more, try our Continuum class! We’ll cover the drivetrain or gears of the bike including how to install a new chain, shifting cable or adjust the derailleurs. We’ll also cover brake systems and how to adjust the brakes on your bike. Participants should have taken the New Rider Class to take this class. Areas of the bike that will be discussed:
  • Hub, Rear Sprockets & Headsets
  • Wheel Truing & Pedals
  • Chains, Cranks & Bottom Brackets
  • Derailleur Systems
  • Rim Caliper Brake Systems

arrowNOVICE CLASS (6 hours): $89.99| View Class Schedule | Register Now!
Includes Park Tool's "Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair" - a $24.99 value.

Get your hands dirty learning more about bike maintenance. This is an excellent class for someone with a relatively modern or brand new bike who wishes to learn about maintenance. Attendees are expected to bring their own bike to work on. Areas of the bike that will be discussed:
  • Basic Bicycle Maintenance
  • Tires & Tubes
  • Hub, Rear Sprockets & Headsets
  • Wheel Truing & Pedals
  • Chains, Cranks & Bottom Brackets
  • Derailleur Systems
  • Rim Caliper Brake Systems

arrowADVANCED BEARING SYSTEMS CLASS (6 hours): $89.99 | View Class Schedule | Register Now!
Includes Park Tool's "Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair" - a $24.99 value.

An intensive hands-on class which focuses on the bearings and hubs of your bike. Gain a better understanding of the importance for bearing overhauls, an industry recommendation every 2000 - 3000 miles or 2 years. Attendees of this class should have a basic understanding of bike operation and maintenance. Attendees are expected to bring their own bike to work on. Areas of the bike that will be discussed:
  • Front and Rear Hubs
  • Headset
  • Bottom Bracket

Park Tool New Rider Class Schedule - Register Now!

Date Time Class Location
Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 1 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 2 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 3 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 4 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 5 - Women's Class MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 7 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 8 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 9 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider 10 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431

Park Tool New Rider Continuum Class Schedule - Register Now!

Date Time Class Location
Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 5:30 - 9pm New Rider Continuum 1 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431

Park Tool Novice Class Schedule - Register Now!

Date Time Class Location
Wed 14th - Thur 15th January, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 1 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Saturday 28th February, 2015 9am - 4pm Novice 2 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wed 11th - Thur 12th March, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 3 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wed 25th - Thur 26th March, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 4 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Sunday 19th April, 2015 10am - 5pm Novice 5 Milwaukee Greenfield Store
Wed 6th - Thur 7th May, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 6 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wed 27th - Thur 28th May, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 7 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Saturday 13th June, 2015 9am - 4pm Novice 8 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wed 15th - Thur 16th July, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 9 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wed 5th - Thur 6th August, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 10 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wed 26th - Thur 27th August, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 11 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wed 30th Sept - Thur 1st Oct, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Novice 12 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431

Park Tool Advanced Class Schedule - Register Now!

Date Time Class Location
Wed 29th - Thur 30th July, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Advanced 1 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Wed 19th -Thur 20th August, 2015 5:30 - 9pm Advanced 2 MN WarehouseErik's Warehouse is located at:
9201 Penn Ave S, #1
Bloomington, MN 55431
Saturday 26th September, 2015 10am - 4pm Advanced 3 Milwaukee Greenfield Store



 


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