Bicycles and Public Land: A Seminar
Apr
19
6:30 pm18:30

Bicycles and Public Land: A Seminar

Join us at the shop on the evening of Wednesday, April 19th for a discussion about the relationship between bicycles and public land. IMBA (International Mountain Bicycling Association) Advocacy Manager for the Northern Rockies and local rider Eric Melson,  will be giving a  presentation outlaying the current state of bicycle advocacy, the complexities of relating to different land managers, and how you can get involved with trail work and advocacy on a local level. This will be followed by a Q&A based discussion.

Free of charge, but donations appreciated. 

Spring Cleaning and Fix-A-Flat: Ladies Night with Women Bike Missoula
Mar
21
5:30 pm17:30

Spring Cleaning and Fix-A-Flat: Ladies Night with Women Bike Missoula

Plan to come to Free Cycles for a Fix-a-Flat and Spring Cleaning workshop. Emily Jensen, assisted by some MizzBs members, will lead participants through basic flat tire changing and cleaning of chain and drives. All participants will receive a self-adhesive patch kit, thanks to a donation from Adventure Cycling Association. Recruit your friends, bring your bikes and beverages, and come prepared to share your questions or answers. Snacks to share welcome!

No charge, donations appreciated!

Basic Bike Maintenance
Mar
3
6:00 pm18:00

Basic Bike Maintenance

Come learn the basic skills you need to keep your bike happy. We will go over everything from bike anatomy, lubricating and cleaning,  to tire patching and chain replacement, followed by a Q&A session. The class will be taught by either John or Locke, with guest mechanic Tom McKean.

No signup necessary, just show up to the shop. Be ready to get your hands dirty, and think about bringing a pen and paper, as well as your own bike.  

Free of charge, but as always, donations are greatly appreciated.  

Studded Tire Seminar
Dec
4
10:00 am10:00

Studded Tire Seminar

Commute in Missoula winters with confidence and style! Come on by and learn some tips and hints to make some DIY snow tires!