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Flat Fix Clinic

Metropolis Cycles 2117 Michigan ave, DETROIT

A simple class designed to teach participants how to fix a flat tire while out on the road. This class will cover removal of both wheels, removal of tires, diagnosis of flat, replacement of tube, and how to properly reassemble the bike. We recommend that all participants bring their own bicycle (or wheels) so we … Continue reading "Flat Fix Clinic"


Wheel Building Class

Metropolis Cycles 2117 Michigan ave, DETROIT

This class is designed to teach a participant how to build a wheel from scratch. This will cover: Parts selection and basic differences in hub/rim/spoke technology Lacing patternsĀ  Spoke calculations / cutting / prep Physical lacing of a wheel Tensioning Truing and final wheel inspections This class is for anyone with basic bicycle knowledge and … Continue reading "Wheel Building Class"