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Tune Up Your Bike: Get School’d Goes Green!

April 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Get School’d is going green! Turn your thumbs green this Spring with our special lineup of earth-friendly Get School’d Workshops in April. In honour of Grow Op, the Gladstone Hotel’s annual exhibition of urbanism landscape design and contemporary art from April 21-24, we’ll be offering eco-conscious workshops every week in April!

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Tune Up Your Bike! with Bike Pirates: April 18, Pay What You Can 
More details here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/get-schoold-tune-up-your-bike-tickets-24365940183

What’s it all about?

Has your bike been sitting in that shed all winter? Dust it off and learn how to tune it up with your local Bike Pirates! This introductory workshop will show to you how to care for your two-wheeled friend. From learning to how patch tires to changing your gears, we’ll have you ready to pedal away this spring. So bring your bike into the Gladstone and shape it up for the season. Best of all, this bike tuning workshop is PWYC. Reserve your ticket early ’cause this class is guarenteed to sell out soon!

What will we cover?

  • Changing and patching your bike tires and tubes
  • Minor adjustments on tuning up breaks and gears
  • Hand-on practice with tools and materials provides
  • Advice on bike care for the spring season
  • Experts will make minor tune-ups to your bike

Who will be teaching?

Bike Pirates is a local, autonomous organization whose mission is to empower cyclists and make bicycles more accessible. Volunteer-run and volunteer-organized, Bike Pirates provides a Do-It-Yourself workspace to the members of the community and supports the concepts of bicycle re-use, collective decision making, and social justice.

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Interested in all the Get School’d Goes Green Workshops?
Visit the Get School’d Facebook page for all the deets: https://www.facebook.com/events/211339945887252/

Details

Date:
April 18, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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