Skyline Cycle

Skyline Cycle

834 Washington Boulevard, Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: (801) 394-7700 Fax: (801) 394-4076
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 10am to 6pm, Sat: 10am to 5pm
Sun: We're out riding!

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Tag: bike adjustment

Bike Class January 14th, Rim Brakes!

We will be working with all types of cable actuated rim brake systems.  We will identify, describe, adjust, and replace brake pads on all types of rim brakes that are currently used on bicycles. If we get all the way through rim brakes we will begin a conversation on mechanically activated disc brakes.  We will begin at 9:00a.m. and will end around 10:00a.m.. Arrive a little early and come through the double side door located in the parking lot on the North East side of the building.  See you there.

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Bike Class, Repeat Of Basic Maintenance!

This will be a repeat of the first basic maintenance class taught in December for all those that may have missed it. Today we will cover a description of all the components and how a bicycle works.  We will then discuss how to clean, lube and inspect your bicycle to  keep it running well.  Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will run for approximately one hour ending at 10:00a.m., plan on arriving a little early and come through the double doors and the North East side of the building.

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Bike Class. Cables, Housing, and Chains!!

This Saturday the 13th we will be going over cables, housing, and chains.  We will be discussing wear replacement and identification.  Check out the website for a complete description.  Class starts at 9:00a.m. and will go until 10:00a.m., come through the side doors at the back of the parking lot.  See you there.

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Bike Class And Spin Class Saturday February 1st

This Saturday we will continue with spin class and bike maintenance class.  Spin classes will be held at 10:00a.m. and again at 11:30a.m., if you would like a spot in either call ahead or send an email so we can reserve you a spot.

Basic maintenance will be the subject this Saturday. This will be a repeat of the first basic maintenance class taught in December for all those that may have missed it. This Saturday we will cover a description of all the components and how a bicycle works.  We will then discuss how to clean, lube and inspect your bicycle to  keep it running well. We will also remove wheels from the bike, remove a tire from the wheel and identify and patch a hole in the tube. Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will run for approximately one hour ending at 10:00a.m., plan on arriving a little early and come through the double doors and the North East side of the building.

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Bike Class, Saturday December 14th

Last Saturday we went over basic maintenance of a bicycle in the bike class and despite a stinking snow storm we still had people here which was great.

This coming Saturday December 14th in bike class will be assessing, describing, removing and reinstalling cables and housing to both the derailleur and brake systems. We will also cover chain wear, removal, installation, and we will go over the use of master links. Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will end around 10:00a.m.. Come through the double doors an the North East side of the building as the front door will remain locked so we can concentrate.

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Bike maintenance classes

Bicycle Brake Class
Saturday, January 14, 2012, 09:00 - 10:00
This session will concentrate on how the bikes brake system operates, types of brake systems, where and when different brake systems are used.  We will learn to identify different pads for different brake systems, talk about different pad materials. Towards the end of the class we will start to adjust a road bike brake system.
The next Class, the 21st, will adjust V-brakes(linear pull brakes), and will continue on into disc brakes both mechanical and hydraulic. We will start the discussion on bleeding hydraulic brake systems and see how far we get.  I will schedule the next class following this the class on the 21st. 9:00a.m.
Location : Skyline Cycle 9:00a.m.
Contact : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 801-394-7700

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Bicycle maintenance/tech classes

Just a quick heads up, our winter mechanic and tech classes are now up and going.  Last week we went over basic cleaning, lubrication, and a tire removal and tube patch.  This Saturday we will continue on with a class centered around the drive train of a bicycle.  We will identify the different components that make up a drive train, discuss operation of each piece, talk about installation and generally answer questions. This class will be in preparation for next weeks class where we will adjust a drive train from the ground up.  Classes start at 9:00a.m. sharp and go for and hour ending at 10:00a.m.. Classes are free, listed on the calendar and supported by YouTube videos. Questions, contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or call 801-394-7700..

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