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If you ride for long enough, your bike will need some TLC.

Mike’s Bike’s provides free bike maintenance clinics every Tuesday night at 5 p.m. Attendees will learn Roadside Basics, Basic Home Maintenance, Drivetrain & All About Wheels to keep your steed rolling smoothly.

Classes fill up quickly so make sure to sign up early.

Follow this link for more details: http://mikesbikes.com/articles/free-wednesday-maintenance-clinics-pg212.htm

Other resources for choosing and maintaining your bike:

 

Cycling Clubs

To get some more group riding experience, see some new terrain, and meet members of the bicycling community, consider going on some of the rides hosted by these clubs, or even joining your local cycling club[s]. These clubs offer a huge number of informal and formal rides every week that are FREE and almost always open to the public.

Bella Fiore Ladis Cycling Club
Chico Velo
Davis Bike Club
Sacramento Wheelmen
Sacramento Bike Hikers
Santa Rosa Cycling Club
Stockton Bike Club

You’re encouraged to find a local cycling shop you like and trust and stick with them as much as possible. Although you may be able to purchase some equipment via the web and through large cycling clearinghouses, you won’t get the attention and advice you’d like from these anonymous sources.

 

The following cycle shops and providers have donated their time and skills to support our Cyclists before and during the event. Please show your appreciation by supporting them!

B&L Bike Shop
610 3rd Street
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 756-3540
www.blbikeshop.com

Mike's Bikes
1411 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 446-2453

www.mikesbikes.com

Davis Wheel Works
247 F Street
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 753-3118
www.daviswheelworks.com

Velo City Bicycle Center
41 Main Street
Winters, CA 95694
(530) 795-3454
www.velocitybicycles.com

City Bicycle Works
2419 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 447-2453
www.citybicycleworks.com

Performance Bicycles
919 Howe Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 694-9901
www.performancebike.com

 

If you have questions about choosing a bike or where to start, please contact your Team Captain or Mentor or Contact Us.