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Crank Sisters Ride Prep and Tire Class (Kirkland Bicycle)

06/20/2017,  7:00 pm -  9:00 pm

Crank Sisters Ride Prep and Tire Class (Free)

Hosted by Kirkland Bicycle (http://www.kirklandbikes.com/)

Come wrench with some rad ladies, learn how to prepare for a ride, what to bring, how to fix a flat tire, and get all your questions about tire pressure, tread, etc. answered!

Spots are limited (To reserve your spot, email )

Event is Limited to 6 Attendees

Remember to bring your bike and any tools you usually carry on a ride, so you can practice with what you'll have on the trail. If you don't have tools, that's OK; Kirkland will have some for us to use for the class. 
We will have demonstrations and hands-on practice.  A general outline of what we'll cover:
--How to prepare for a ride
--What to carry and why
--Fixing a rear tire flat (from removing and installing the wheel to replacing the tube)
--How to patch a tube
--How to use a hand pump and CO2 inflator
--What to do if you blow a tire (tire boot)
--Tubeless Tires (what to do if puncture or "burp" on trail, or if slow leak)
--What different tire types look like and what they're for
--Ideal PSI for rider/conditions
Location Kirkland Bicycle (208 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033)
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