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2019 – Touring Netherlands, the Dutch Cycling Network

We are working on a two to three week cycle tour of Holland to be scheduled for 24 months from now.  WATCH FOR PLANNING COFFEE MEET-UPS. – Please attend if your are curious, committed or on the fence. The following map is a proposed cycle route. We are announcing this now...

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UNSUPPORTED: The Four Day Lake Tour Ride and Camp-out

Last year we scheduled a two day, toe into water ride, this year we will expand the experience. This is an easy tour to two lakes, two campgrounds that will see our group ride a total distance of 125.5km for the four day tour. This will be accomplished in three...

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Bicycle Mechanics: Wheel Building 101

This is a small one evening course on wheel building. In this class I will teach you how to lace a wheel, select the proper spoke length, and tension the wheel. Given time, I will demonstrate wheel truing, tension levels for either a front wheel, or rear wheel, and what...

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Bicycle Mechanics: Wheel Truing & Balancing 102

This is a small one evening course on wheel truing & balancing. In this class I will teach you how to true a wheel, the tolerances allowed, tension levels for either a front wheel, or rear wheel, and how to spoke balance. Each student will have to demonstrate the ability...

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Bicycle Mechanics: Hub Servicing & Rebuilding 101

This is a small course on hub servicing and rebuilding. In this class I will teach you how to clean and replace axles and bearings for both rear and front wheels. Each student will have to successfully rebuild a hub and adjust to proper tolerances. There is a small fee...

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Bicycle Mechanics: Shift Recovery 101

This is a small course on the drive system, and shift recovery. In this class I will teach you how to: • Properly install derailleurs, inclusive the tolerances that are required for proper shifting. • The principles of troubleshooting shift issues and how to apply these principles in getting the bike to shift. • Service...

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NETHERLANDS PLANNING – Coffee Clutch

For anybody curious, committed or on the fence. This meet up is a must. We will discuss the upcoming cycling trip to Holland. We have already posted a PROPOSED DATE AND ROUTE. But there really are many options open to us, and I would like to get input.   We...

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Cycle Red Deer weather permitting

I’m trying to squeeze in a couple last rides before the bike goes into hibernation & I pout until spring.Join me for a fast ride, shoot for 30kms throughout Red Deer. Wear layers & bring water. Helmets, lights & bells too please.We’ll meet at my favorite place at 4:45, ready...

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