Bike Maintenance 201 - Sep14

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  • Date
    Thursday, 14 September, 2017
  • Time
    From 07:00 pm to 08:30 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Barrie
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC Barrie
    61 Bryne Dr.
    Barrie, ON
Bike Maintenance 201 is designed for the more advanced cyclist who wants to gain further knowledge about maintaining their own bike. These clinics are led by MEC cycling experts, giving you a small class size to really get involved and learn a new skill. Please do not bring your bike to this clinic.
201 topics vary between Drivetrain, Brakes and Derailleurs weekly.
Bike Maintenance 101 is a suggested prerequisite to this intermediate clinic.
Brake Adjustment
By the end of the clinic, participants will:
  • Understand the difference between brake types
  • Know how to clean their disc brakes
  • Know when the bike needs to be taken to the MEC Bike Shop for service
  • Be able to change the pads on rim brakes (both calliper and cantilever)
  • Be able to adjust the position of their rim brakes
  • Know how to change the cable and housing for rim brakes
  • NOTE: We will NOT be adjusting Disk Brakes
By the end of the clinic, participants will:
  • Know when to change a chain and/or cassette, and cable and/or housing
  • Be able to break, remove, size and install chain
  • Know how to remove and install a cassette
Derailleurs - 201
By the end of the clinic, participants will:
  • Be able to tell when their derailleurs require an adjustment
  • Be able to inspect their drivetrain and derailleurs
  • Know how to make adjustments on their rear and front derailleurs
  • Know when to take their bike to the MEC Bike Shop for derailleur repairs

Clinic Dates:

Brake Adjustment (September 7, September 28, October 19  )

Derailleur Adjustment (September 14, Ocotber 5, October 26 )

Drive Train Adjustment & Replacement (September 21, October 12, )


If you have any questions, please contact Lynda Day or call the store at 705-792-4675