How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Bike
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Bike, facilitated by bike mechanic Eric Petersen, is a two part educational workshop and spectacular group bike ride through Western Queens. Participants leave with a new independence in traveling and a strong, conceptual understanding of bicycle design.

The first workshop focuses on understanding the basic workings of a bicycle. Participants get their hands dirty with the gritty mechanics of ball bearings (both sealed and loose), springs, cables, housing and tires, and will have gained a new confidence in keeping a bike running under even the roughest circumstances.

In the second workshop, participants address specific mechanical problems with their own bikes and go through various hypothetical situations. Then they personalize the bikes (without causing detriment to their functionality). Afterwards, we celebrate with a group bike ride through Western Queens.
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