Free Ride is a bicycle recycling and education facility focused on teaching the do-it-yourself approach to bicycle repair and maintenance. There is that old saying “if you give a person a fish they will eat for one day but if you teach them how to fish they will eat for a lifetime.” That is our basic philosophy at Free Ride.
Our next set of our 6 weeks series of Adult Basic Bike Mechanics Classes is open for registration. Sunday classes start May 10th at 5:00pm and Tuesday classes start June 2nd at 6:30. Both will repeat on the same time and day of the week for 6 sessions. Click the link to find out more.
Check out our adult classes page if you would like to pre-register for our 6 week series of Basic Bike Mechanics. Sunday classes start March 29 @ 5:00 pm Tuesday classes start April 21st @ 6:30 pm
We offering a series of Wheel Building Classes this summer. Class 1 (Sat, June 28th 10 am – 12 pm): Material selection and calculating spoke length Class 2: (Sat, July 12th 10am – 12pm): Preparing and lacing the wheel Class 3: (Sat, July 19th 10am – 1pm): Truing and tensioning the wheel To register go … Continue reading Register for Wheel Building Class series, starts June 28th
Sunday classes start June 8th at 3:30 and 6:00 and Tuesday classes start July 1st at 6:30. Register at http://freeridepgh.org/learn/adult-classes/pre-registration/
Our 6 week Adult Basic Bike Mechanics Classes start with the first class on Sunday, April 27th. We are offering 2 time slots at 3:30 pm and 6:00pm. The cost is $100 for all six 2 hours classes. Go to Sunday Series Classes for more info and to register.