Adam teaching a flat fix course at Sweet Pete's (above) for participants of the Friends For Life Bike Rally in support of The People With Aids Foundation.
Sweet Pete's Flat Fix Clinic - This Thursday!
You're riding along, the wind at your back, a smile on your face when suddenly it hits you—the dreaded bump-and-hiss. One sharp rock, nail or piece of glass can turn your breezy ride into a long walk or, worse, leave you helpless and stranded by the side of the road. Unless, of course, you’re ready for it.
This Thursday, Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop is hosting a flat fix clinic. This hands-on lesson, from 6-7 p.m. at 1204 Bloor St. West, will teach you everything you need to know to go from damsel in distress to confident master of rubber and air. For a $20 fee, you can leave with your own new set of Park Tool tire levers and the knowledge to put them to use.
“Fixing a flat tire is arguably the most important, most common and most essential bike repair job,” says Brent Robinson of Sweet Pete’s. "If you only know one thing about bike maintenance, let it be this."
So don’t be the sad sack cyclist soliciting the bike lane for a fix, and don’t let a pointy twist of fate keep you from getting from A to B. The streets of Toronto can be a hazardous place—make small, sharp objects the least of your worries and email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-533-4481 to register. More info here.
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