Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Drive Train (Chains & Derailleurs)


Description: Your bikes Drive Train is a key component to efficient riding. Join our certified bike techs for a hands-on class to learn about what makes up your drive train and some tips on general maintenance. We will cover how to inspect. adjust and maintain your front and rear derailleurs and other components of your bike's drive train. Bikes must be clean and in good working order to be used during the class. If your bike does not meet standards you may still attend the clinic. However, you may be asked not to work on your bike. Register early, class size is limited.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Learn the anatomy of your bicycle's drive train
  • Learn how to maintain and adjust your front & rear derailleurs
  • Learn how to inspect and maintain your bicycle's drive train

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Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Drive Train (Chains & Derailleurs) Information

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Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Drive Train (Chains & Derailleurs) Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Personal Bike - Recently tuned and appropriate for class. Also bring spare tubes.


  • None

Gear provided by REI:

  • Bike Tools - Items necessary for making quick adjustments and repairs in the field.