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2nd Annual Baltimore Bike Swap & Social

Baltimore Bike Swap & Social

We are excited to announce that on Saturday April 8th, 2017 we will be hosting our Second Annual Bike Swap & Social. It will be held once again at the Baltimore Streetcar Museum!

For more info or to reserve a table, head over to the swap page.

Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 01:15 PM by admin

BBW is Hiring

AYP 2017
Baltimore Bicycle Works is looking for a new apprentice to join our crew for either a full or part time position.  If you are excited about bikes and want to join our family of worker-owners, head over to http://www.baltimorebicycleworks.com/jobs for more information.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 04:18 PM by admin

We will be closed 1/16 to 1/20

AYP 2017

We will be closed from Monday, 1/16 to Friday, 1/20 for our annual planning meeting. We will be back on the 21st of January full of new plots, plans, and ideas for 2017. We appreciate your understanding!

Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 03:23 PM by admin

Winter Maintenance Class

Winter Maintenance Class

The Maintenance Class is Sold Out. Thanks to everyone who signed up!

Join Baltimore Bicycle Works for a 6 week comprehensive course on bicycle maintenance and repair. Class will meet every Monday evening from 6pm to 8pm starting January 23rd. During the course, we will provide detailed instruction and opportunities for hands on learning. We aim to give you the confidence you need to perform regular maintenance of your bicycle, and common repairs. We encourage students to bring their own bicycle to ensure that the course material can be tailored to each student’s specific cycling needs. 

Week 1: Course introduction, overview of bicycle anatomy and safe cycling basics.
Week 2: Roadside emergency and hands on flat change
Week 3: Bearings: What they are, what they do and how to adjust or overhaul them.
Week 4: Wheels: The parts of a wheel and how they function together to keep you rolling. We will also provide you with instruction and hands on learning so you can practice truing and tensioning wheels.
Week 5: Brakes: The various types of brakes, the basics of how they work, and hands on learning how to adjust brakes.
Week 6: Derailleurs: How derailleurs and shifters work and time for hands on learning how to adjust your derailleurs.

Class sizes are limited to ensure everyone gets ample attention and time to practice - with a maximum of 8 students, so sign up today! The series of 6 classes is $300 per student and requires a $150 deposit to hold your spot.  All students will also receive a 15% discount on any tools purchased throughout the duration of the course.

Individual classes can be purchased for $65 per class, however we will prioritize registration space for series students. As such we will not take deposits to hold individuals classes.

The Maintenance Class is Sold Out. Thanks to everyone who signed up!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 11:18 AM by admin

Tom Palermo Memorial Ride

Tom Palermo Memorial Ride

Join Baltimore Bicycle Works, Twenty20 Cycling, Joes Bike Shop, Bikemore, and Bishop Bikes for the Tom Palermo charity bike ride. This casual 12 mile ride will begin at noon on Saturday, December 17th at Roland Ave and Drohomer Place. Visit BikeReg for more info and to register. At the request of the Palermo family, all proceeds will be donated to regional bicycle advocacy programs.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 03:08 PM by admin

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