Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Rim Brake Systems


Description: Bring your own bike and learn through a combination of hands-on work and demonstrations about your bike's RIM brake system. This is an intensive hands-on bike maintenance class with guidance from an REI Certified Bike Technician. By the end of the class, you will have the information to confidently tune your bike's brake system. Tools are provided and closed-toe shoes are required. 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 what tools are necessary for maintaining brake systems
  • Learn the different types of braking systems
  • Learn how to maintain and adjust brake pad alignment, caliper adjustment and cable tension

Check out the gear list.

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: Rim Brake Systems Information

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Date / Time
Meeting Location / Class Notes
5/22/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM MDT

Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Rim Brake Systems
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Group Size: 5
Required Legal Form: General (pdf)

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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Hands-On Bike Maintenance: Rim Brake Systems 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.