Instructional Workshops

The Bike Shop is offering a variety of workshops for people of all skill levels. These workshops are a great opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people, and support the on-campus cycling community. Below is a list of all the workshops that will be offered for the spring semester.

All sessions occur at 6 p.m. in the bike shop.


Safe and Responsible Cycling

This workshop is designed to inform and empower you to be a safe and responsible bicycle commuter. It will teach you how to best navigate the city by bike. Weather pending, we will also go on a short group ride to practice safe bicycle riding as a group.


Fix a Flat

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.

For more information:Call 978-934-6797 or by email Brock Pfaff.

Contact us in advance if you need to borrow a bike for the workshop.


Basic Bike Maintenance

This workshop 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 is required.

For more information:Call 978-934-6797 or by email Brock Pfaff.

Contact us in advance if you need to borrow a bike for the workshop.


Wheel True Workshop

  • Cost: $5; Includes wheel truing instruction, and use of shop tools
  • Date:

Of all the maintenance and repair jobs that may be needed on a bicycle, one of the the trickiest is truing (straightening) wheels. This workshop is designed to introduce you to truing (straightening) wheels by adjusting spoke tension.

For more information:Call 978-934-6797 or by email Brock Pfaff.


Women Specific Bike Workshops

For more information:Call 978-934-6797 or by email Brock Pfaff.


Open Stand Time

For those looking to practice their bike repair skills but are lacking tools, the Bike Shop provides open bike repair stand time during our normal hours.


Bike Stand Time with Assistance

For those who have a specific problem with their bike that they would like to learn how to repair themselves, they can work with one of our trained mechanics to accomplish that. The mechanic will share their knowledge, experience and hands-on assistance.

For more information: Call 978-934-6797 or by email Brock Pfaff.