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 front derailleur

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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Front & Rear Derailleur Class, Spin Class

This Saturday the 8th its all about derailleurs, identification, inspection, removal, installation, and then adjustments.  Regardless of what style of riding you do the theory of adjusting a derailleurs will be the same and what a life saver on long rides.  We will work on both front and rear derailleurs.  Remember to arrive a little early, class starts at 9:00a.m. and will go to around 10:00a.m. come through the double doors on the North East side of the building as the front door will be locked.

Spin Class will be at its regular time of 10:00a.m. and if we have enough for a second class it will be at 11:30a.m..  If you plan on attending make sure to call ahead so we can reserve you a spot.  For either class plan on coming a few early to get set up and warmed up.

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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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Saturday February 23rd

This Saturday we will have both sessions of the spin class.  The first session is full however, there are spots available in the 11:30 session. Remember to call ahead to 801-394-7700, send a message on Facebook, or an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you would like to reserve a spot.  Show up ten minutes early to get set up.

The bicycle class this Saturday will focus on front derailleur installation and adjustment followed by a discussion on chains.  We will identify different speeds, length, direction and then remove and reinstall a chain onto a bicycle.

 

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