Repair And Tuning

Tune-up your bike, skis or board, or learn basic repairs and maintenance from an expert mechanic in our workshop-based courses.


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Ski/Board Tuning Clinic 1

Learn to do a skilled tune-up of your skis or snowboard; including cleaning and base repair, edge sharpening, and waxing. Receive personalized instruction and lots of practice in this 3-hour, hands-on clinic. Please make sure the snowboard, pair of downhill, alpine touring or telemark skis that you bring to the clinic are clean and in decent condition. Maximum 6 students/class. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, use of all equipment/supplies. 20% off tuning equipment/supplies when purchased.

Weekend Full Bike Repair Course (A, B, C & D)

Spend the weekend learning from a professional mechanic how to 'tear it down and build it back up' using your own bike (mountain or road). You'll be led hands-on through a comprehensive tune up/overhaul—leaving no component untouched (fork and shock internals exempt). The content includes modules A, B, C and D which will give you the knowledge to improve the performance and longevity of every component on your bike. 14+. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, use of shop tools and supplies, repair notes, and Basic Bike Mechanic certificate upon completion. 20% off tools and repair supplies when purchased.

Basic Bike Repair (A & B)

Dive in for a full day and learn the essentials of a basic bike tune-up, including chain and tube repair, gear and brake adjustments, and lubrication for maximum performance. The content of modules A and B will be covered. Perfect for urban bikes or modern road bikes. 14+. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, use of shop tools & supplies, repair notes. 20% off tools and repair supplies when purchased.

Tech Tuesday Bike Repair Series

Earn your stripes as a bike mechanic over 4 weeks*. Evening courses start at the beginning of each month and we will cover all content from modules A, B, C, D. Prerequisites: none. Includes: instructor, use of shop tools and supplies, repair notes. 20% off tools and repair supplies when purchased. *Also available as a weekend course.

Basic Mountain Bike Maintenance and Tech Tutorial

Bring your bike, grab a wrench, and gain some technical prowess! Learn simple preventative maintenance, chain/tire repairs, and check set-up and adjustments on your suspension components. This course will give you the confidence to do it yourself, and get the most perfomance from your bike to make riding more fun. Knowing more about your bike really makes you a better rider. Free for registrants in Women's or Open Mountain Biking Series.

Bike Maintenance Essentials (A)

Savvy cyclists are self-sufficient and don’t shy away from roadside repairs and maintenance. Bring your favourite bike to our fully-equipped shop and practice flat tires, chain repair, and routine cleaning and lubing in this 3-hour evening course. A little DIY troubleshooting keeps your bike generating smiles for miles. No experience necessary. 14+. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, use of shop tools and supplies, repair notes. 20% off tools and repair supplies when purchased.

Shifting and Braking Systems (B)

In this 3-hour bike repair course, get your shifting and braking systems working better-than-new by learning how to change cables/casing, accurately adjust derailleurs, and troubleshoot disc & rim brake systems. You'll be able to save your future tune-up dollars for coffee (or more bike parts). 14+. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, use of shop tools and supplies, repair notes. 20% off tools and repair supplies when purchased.

Hubs, Bottom Brackets and Headsets (C)

Dry bearings and contaminated grease can damage parts on your bike and slow you down. In this 3-hour repair course, learn how to inspect, adjust and repack or replace bearings before the damage is done. 14+. Prerequisite: none. Includes: instructor, use of shop tools & supplies, repair notes. 20% off tools and repair supplies when purchased.

Wheel Truing and Hydraulic Bleeding (D)

Get your battered bike wheels round, straight and equally tensioned, then learn the process to remove air from hydraulic systems on modern disc brakes. This 3-hour evening course lets you practice on a variety of components if your personal bike is already dialed. 14+. Prerequisite: modules A & B or equivalent. Includes: instructor, use of shop tools and supplies, repair notes. 20% off tools and repair supplies when purchased.

Wheel Building

The balanced tension of a spoked bicycle wheel is a beautiful thing, especially when you've laced and tensioned it yourself. In this 3-hour course, you'll use a mix of measurement, formula, technology and good old-fashioned feel to build a strong, serviceable practice wheel. Prerequisite: ABCD course certificate or equivalent. Includes: instructor, use of shop tools, in-house practice components (hub, spokes, rim), course notes.