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Old 05-30-07, 06:51 AM   #1
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Park Tool School - Spokes in Alexandria, VA

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Is anyone familiar with this program? I'd like to learn at least basic maintenance and having someone actually teach would be better than trying to decipher a book, especially since I currently know next to nothing about bike parts/maintenance.
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If I remember correctly, you should be able to find some threads on the subject by searching the forum.

Years ago, I eBay'd a copy of the "textbook" that Park uses/gives in this program. It seemed pretty comprehensive.

Though I've never taken the class, I'd guess they do a good job. Of course, it's going to depend on the skill (wrenching and teaching) of the particular instructor.

REI also does a reasonable job with their comprehensive (not the free class) bike maintenance course.
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