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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
718 Cyclery Basic Maintenance Series Class 01: Basic maintenance and Flat Fixes Thursday, March 2, 2017 7:00pm  8:00pm

Class 01: Basic maintenance and Flat Fixes
Thursday, March 2, 2017
7:00pm 8:00pm
718 cyclery
Sign Up Here (required)
This class covers basic points of do-it-yourself maintenance to get you self-sufficient with you bike. In addition, this class can serve as a gateway to learning more about these great machines.

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
718 Cyclery Basic Maintenance Series Class 02: Brakes and Their Adjustments  Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:00pm  8:00pm

Class 02: Brakes and Their Adjustments
Thursday, March 9, 2017
7:00pm 8:00pm
718 Cyclery
Sign Up Here https://www.timecenter.com/718cyclery/boka/ (required)
This is the class to take if you want to get rid of that annoying rubbing sound. Braking systems, while plentiful, mainly follow the same few principals in terms of function and maintenance.

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
718 Cyclery Basic Maintenance Series Class 03: Drivetrains  Thursday, March 16, 2017 7:00pm  8:00pm

Class 03: Drivetrains
Thursday, March 16, 2017
7:00pm 8:00pm
718 Cyclery
Sign Up Here (required)
Often a source of mystery and stress from cyclists, this class serves to show that these shifting systems are easily worked with and essentially the same cast of characters for many decades.

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
718 Cyclery  Maintenance Series 04: Bearings and Wheel Truing  Thursday, March 23, 2017 7:00pm  8:00pm

Class 04: Bearings and Wheel Truing
Thursday, March 23, 2017
7:00pm 8:00pm
718 cyclery
Sign Up Here (required)
Slightly more advanced, this class is a great finale for our Basic Maintenance Series of classes. This class covers bearing adjustments (hubs, bottom brackets and hubs), as well as wheel truing.

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[28 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Women’s Bike Maintenace Class: Bike Demystification, Basic Maintenance, and Flat Fixing @ 718 Cyclery

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:00pm 8:00pm
718 cyclery
Sign Up Here (required)
Women’s Bike Maintenace Class: Bike Demystification, Basic Maintenance, and Flat Fixing
Get to know a little more about your machine in this hands-on introductory workshop, and walk away feeling more self-sufficient. This class will cover routine bike maintenance, the tools you should never leave home without, and how to fix a flat, with plenty of time to ask questions.
About the Instructor:
Where bicycles are concerned, Meredith’s heart is in the liberating power of the riding, and working on, of all types of …

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[25 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Old Croton Aqueduct Trail – NYC, Dec 4

On Sunday, December 4, it’s time again to ride the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail.
Meet: 7:43 AM train from Grand Central Station arriving Croton-Harmon Station 8:35 AM. Ride starts at 8:45. Bike pass required.
The Route: Climb up to the Croton Reservoir Dam followed by cresting Bald Mountain via a few miles of singletrack. This is a flat day and more than half of the day’s 2,500 feet of climbing is done in the first 10 miles, after that is semi smooth riding all the way back to Manhattan. This is a …

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[19 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
718 Cyclery 2nd Annual City Slicker Race “Clay’s Gold” 11/19

City Slicker 2 “Clay’s Gold”
718 Cyclery is proud to announce the City Slicker 2 Race/Evert at Cunningham Park, in Queens NYC on November 19th, 2016 (meet at trail-head on 210th Street and 67th Ave). Building on the great time that the 2015 City Slicker was, we hope to add some great events and sponsors to the mix. All proceeds to benefit CLIMB (Concerned Long Island Mountainbikers)
CITY SLICKER HISTORY
The City Slicker Race was dreamed up on a mountain camping trip in Vermont as a way to promote mountainbiking in NYC. …

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[4 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
Fall Group Rides 10/23, 11/13, 11/25,12/4, 12/18

Fall schedule is here, mark your calendars. For last minute changes check our Facebook and Instagram.
Oct 23rd Skyline Ridge
Nov 13th Blue Mountain
Nov 25th Sprain Ridge
Dec 4th Croton Trail – NYC
Dec 18th Sterling Forest, NJ

#1 Sunday, October 9 – Stillwell, Long Island
Time: 8:30am
Meeting Spot: S Woods Rd, Syosset, NY
Difficulty: Intermediate
The Route: 12 miles (two laps) of no-drop. Cross friendly
#2 Sunday, October 23– Skyline/Ringwood, NJ
Meet: 8:00 AM Trailhead at 186 Skyline Drive, Oakland NJ
The Route: This is no beginner’s loop, multiple flats and snapped derailleurs are common. As are endos, scratches and …

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[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
CLIF Bar & CLIMB present  The Edgewood MTB TT  Edgewood MTB Preserve, Deer Park, NY  Saturday October 15th 2016

Register here: Register here
This will be a FREE event – spots are limited to 50 riders!
Race Description:
This will be a time trial event- one rider starts every 5 minutes. Once registration is complete, each racer will be given a specific start time based on your avg MPH.
The TT course will be approximately 12 miles in length. 1 lap. If you are not familiar with The Edgewood MTB trails, we encourage you to get out prior to the race and ride the course! The TT course will incorporate most of the …