Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Caltech Bike Lab partners with Caltech Y for a basic bike repair class! FREE LUNCH

Learn to fix your bike!

Caltech BikeLab is partnering with the Caltech Y for a basic bike repair class. YOU MUST SIGN UP IN ADVANCE HERE!

Bring your bike, and learn:
1. How to fix a flat
2. How to adjust your brakes
3. How to adjust your shifters and gears
4. Advanced topics (you decide!)

Day: Saturday, April 18th
Time: 11am - 3pm
Location: Caltech BikeLab
(http://caltechbikelab.blogspot.com/)
Map: http://img507.imageshack.us/img507/8899/bikelabmap.png
Instructors: Jonathan, Daven, Jeff

Free Lunch Included, courtesy of the Caltech Y!

You must sign up in advance! Only 16 slots available.
http://doodle.com/bktiiae5nqmhyzfg
Caltech/JPL only.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Learn to Bike Safely in the Road | Sat April 25 Traffic Basics | taught by C.I.C.L.E. at the Caltech Y


Learn to Bike Safely in the Road | Sat April 25 Traffic Basics | taught by C.I.C.L.E. at the Caltech Y
 

Don't ride on the sidewalk! Did you know it's safer and faster to ride on the road? Learn how to be a smart cyclist and ride your bike safely in the road.

When: Saturday April 25 11 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Caltech Y
505 S. Wilson Ave, Pasadena CA   

What to Bring: Your bicycle, in good running order and a helmet.

Price: FREE! This class is subsidized by Caltech Transportation on behalf of Caltech Bike Lab. The class is taught by local organization C.I.C.L.E

In the class, you’ll learn basic principles of bicycle and traffic safety. For the second part of the workshop, you’'ll need your bike, because we'’ll be hitting the road for an easy ride that will put what you learned into practice.

Reserve your spot by RSVP online here:
http://www.cicle.org/event/c.i.c.l.e.%E2%80%99s-traffic-basics-class-5/
Caltech/JPL have priority signup but members of the public are welcome to join

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Learn to Bike Safely in the Road | Sat Feb 21 Traffic Basics | taught by C.I.C.L.E. at the Caltech Y

Don't ride on the sidewalk! Did you know it's safer and faster to ride on the road? Learn how to be a smart cyclist and ride your bike safely in the road.


Learn how to:  
  • Take back the road
  • Be alert and safe
  • Know your rights as a cyclist
  • Make the best use of your bike!

When: Saturday February 21
11 am - 12:30 pm 

Where: Caltech Y
505 S. Wilson Ave, Pasadena CA   
 
What to Bring: Your bicycle, in good running order and a helmet.
 

Price: FREE! This class is subsidized by Caltech Transportation on behalf of Caltech Bike Lab. The class is taught by local organization C.I.C.L.E


In the class, you'’ll learn basic principles of bicycle and traffic safety. For the second part of the workshop, you’'ll need your bike, because we'’ll be hitting the road for an easy ride that will put what you learned into practice.

To attend this class you should be able to:  

Start your bike with confidence and ease.
Balance and steer your bike
Bring your bike to a smooth and controlled stop.
Use your gears effectively
Remove one hand from your handlebar to signal without veering.
Look over your shoulder without veering.

Reserve your spot by RSVP online here:
http://www.cicle.org/event/c.i.c.l.e.%E2%80%99s-traffic-basics-class-4


Caltech/JPL have priority signup but members of the public are welcome to join.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Happy Holidays from the Bike Lab!


Happy holidays from the Caltech Bike Lab! :) 

Our office hours are closed December 22 - January 2, but we are back starting January 5!

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Save the date: Learn to Ride Safely Class with C.I.C.L.E. on Feb 21, 2015 at the Caltech Y!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Beginner Bike Repair - Sat Nov 8 at 10 AM



learn to prevent and fix a flat
replace & adjust brakes, gears, etc.
clean and grease your chain
keep your bike running smoothly and efficiently

Beginner Bike Repair Class

Saturday Nov 8, 2014
10 AM-11:30 AM at Bike Lab

Bring your bike to work on! (if you have one)

Hosted by Daven and Jon M

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