Bike Shop

Instructional Workshops

The Bike Shop is offering a variety of workshops for people of all skill levels. Below is a list of all the workshops we currently provide throughout the school year. 

Local Rides

Looking for a group ride?

Many rides are for all skill levels and the distance/pace will be determined at the time of the ride. 

Lowell Bike Coalition

Mondays at 6:30 p.m Leaves from Brew'd Awakening in Lowell.

How To Change A Tire

Cost: $15; Includes set of new tire levers and bike tube for each person, and instruction. Bring your own bike if you have one, or let us know if you need one.

Contact the Shop to schedule a summer clinic: 978-934-6797.

Knowing how to fix your flat tire is an essential skill for anyone who travels by bike. If you have ever been caught away from home with a flat, you know it is not fun. Participants are asked to bring in their own bike, and will be provided with a spare tube and tire levers both to practice with during the workshop, and to take with them when they leave. Contact us in advance if you need to borrow a bike for the workshop.

Basic Bike Maintenance

Cost: $20; Includes multi-tool for practice and take-home, instruction, and use of shop tools.

Contact the Shop to schedule a summer clinic: 978-934-6797.

This workshop lasts 2 hours and teaches participants how to assess the condition of all parts of their bike, how to keep it clean and lubricated, and will provide an overview of basic tune up skills. Each skill will be reviewed by a mechanic, then participants will practice on their own bike with feedback. No previous experience in bike repair or maintenance required

This workshop is not intended as a repair service bikes that are broken or in poor condition. Please contact us if we need to provide a bike for your practice during the workshop.

women can fix bikes

Open Bike Stand Time

Cost: $5.00 for 30 mins $10 for 1 hour

For those with bike skills but lacking tools, the OAP Bike Shop provides open bike repair stand time at a low cost.

Bike Stand Time with Assistance

Cost: $10 for 30 mins, $20 for 1 hour

For those who have a specific problem with their bike they would like to learn how to repair themselves, they can set up an appointment with a mechanic to do just that. The mechanic will share their knowledge and experience and some hands-on assistance while the customer is expected to do most of the work. 

To Reserve Stand Time set up an appointment at the bike shop by calling 978-934-6797 or by emailing kenneth_follette@uml.edu.

The Bike Shop is offering a variety of workshops for people of all skill levels. Below is a list of all the workshops we currently provide throughout the school year.