Field-fix: a quick course in emergency roadside repair. 556 Charnelton, Friday May 4, 6pm.

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Spring Cleaning: a clinic in preventative maintenance. 556 Charnelton, Friday April 6, 6pm.

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Maps and Bikes and GPS, Oh My! 556 Charnelton, Friday March 2, 6pm.

Make the most of your modern cycling computer!

Learn how to analyze the data your cycling computer generates to improve training efficiency, create maps on your desktop and import them to your cockpit, make your devices “phone home” if you have a collision, and even remind you when to eat a snack at certain calorie-consumption intervals. Part of our First Fridays at BWOL series of events.

Tubeless for newbies: 556 Charnelton, Friday Feb. 2, 6pm

Ever wonder:

“What does tubeless-ready mean?”

“Where does a tubeless setup benefit me most?”

“How easy is setup, maintenance and repair?”

If you have asked yourself these questions, join us Friday February 2 at 6:00 PM for a clinic with Andrew and Gabe at the Charnelton street shop.

Topics will include:

  • Differences in tires: beads, casing, rolling resistance, etc.
  • Sealant vs. tubes: how it works and puncture recovery
  • Rim profiles, tape and strips
  • Seating: compressors vs. pumps
  • Troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance

Graduates of this clinic will be able to make their tires run smoother, faster, and reduce the frequency of flats.

Participants will receive 10% off any tubeless products purchased the night of the class.

Please RSVP on Facebook or email andrew.bicycleway@gmail.com

The second in our #firstfridayatbicycleway event series. Next month is TBD.

Trainer Container: a spin studio. 556 Charnelton, Thursday Jan. 25, 6:30pm.

 

Come ride with us, Thursday, January 25th, 2018 for a FREE, 60 minute indoor spin class. We’re going to build up some endurance, perfect our pedal stroke, and have a good time. These classes are designed for all skill levels, and we invite riders to exercise in a judgement free, low stress, welcoming environment where we will celebrate and encourage one another. The classes will be led by our generally-fit-guy, Andrew Neill (@theandrewneill).
 
If you’re interested in participating in this free class, please e-mail andrew.bicycleway@gmail.com to RSVP. Invite your friends by directing them here or to our Facebook event.
 
Remember to bring:
Trainer
Towels/ trainer mat
Bike
Water bottle
Athletic clothing
Positive attitude!
All Comer's Meet with DoD at Whypass

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Come find the BWOL tent at ACM to demo a Trek Fuel EX 9.8 for FREE! RSVP on Facebook. And don’t miss out on the raffle at the end! From the DoD website:

Announcing the 14th annual All Comer’s Meet hosted by the Disciples of Dirt! This is DOD’s most popular event of the year and is the officially the largest free mountain bike event in the Northwest. ACM is an all-abilities social ride and party—it is not a race. Folks will meet around 9:45 am, break into ride groups according to pace/skill level and head out for a fun day of cruising the Whypass trail network. Afterwards everyone gathers back at the South Parking area (the new one, south of the Pile) to eat, drink, win cool prizes, and enjoy the warmth of the bonfire.

Note: We’re using the new south parking lot just a mile or so south of “The Pile”. Keep driving past the pile until you see the parking area on the left after the yellow gate.

What to Expect:

  • •  Guided rides
  • •  Raffle with amazing prizes!
  • •  Refreshments by McKenzie BrewingOakshire and Plank Town
  • •  Tracktown pizza and food vendors
  • •  Giant post-ride bonfire
  • •  Post-ride competitions and entertainment

Things to Bring:

  • •  Fenders… there will be mud on hand
  • •  Post-ride snack… bring some to share
  • •  Camp chair… for sitting around the post-ride bonfire
  • •  Pop-up shelter if you have one… it may rain
  • •  Firewood, firewood, firewood! (no Xmas trees please)
  • •  Cash for…
    •   ​purchasing raffle tickets for tons of fabulous prizes
        ​decking yourself out with cool DOD branded stuff
    • •  the DOD donation jar.

Directions to WhyPass.

Waiver Forms

Important: everyone must register and sign a waiver in order to ride. As an official IMBA chapter DOD has certain legal obligations. One of these obligations is to make sure anyone attending a DOD sponsored ride or event signs a waiver and release of liability. To save time on the morning of ACM, you can download the yearly form below, sign it, and bring it with you.

2018 DOD Waiver Form

Check back in for updates as the event approaches.

2,018 reasons to ride this winter

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January’s First Friday at BWOL clinic was a ton of fun, with strong attendance, next-level snacking, and a really thrilling interactive demo. Scroll up for upcoming events.

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2,018 Reasons To Ride This Winter, 6pm Jan. 5, 556 Charnelton

Ring in the new year with the dynamic duo, Andrew and Austin, as they give you a bazillion reasons to ride this winter!

They’re going to talk about: winter riding essentials for you and your bike how to setup a workout studio in your own home where you can join the BWOL crew online in the virtual world of Zwift.

Warm beverages and snacks will be provided for attendees as well as a 20% off any winter upgrades. RSVP on our Facebook page or e-mail andrew.bicycleway@gmail.com

Flat-Fix Friday, 6pm Dec. 8, 556 Charnelton

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Commuters rejoice! This is your chance for a FREE, one-hour in-depth tutorial on flat repair with our pro staff in a casual, low-key, after-hours environment. Gabe will walk you through the steps we take in a professional flat fix, making your roadside repairs easier, faster, and more consistent. Time allowing, notes on preventative maintenance will follow.

Hang out afterwards for a 15% discount on any tools, parts, or accessories you’re inspired to invest in! More info on facebook.

 

Intro to MTB suspension: 2480 Alder, March 15, 6pm

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Ever wonder:
“What do the little knobs on your fork do?”
“Why is there an air valve on my shock?”
“Why does it feel like I’m riding a pogo stick?”

If you have asked yourself these questions, join us Wednesday March 15 at 6:00 PM for an Introduction to Suspension clinic with Connor at the Alder street shop.

Topics will include:
Fork and shock overview: spring rate and compression/rebound damping.
Setting sag and adjusting air pressure/spring rate.
Compression and rebound adjustment.
Basics of service, service intervals.

Graduates of this clinic will be able to recognize when suspension is not performing at its best, make educated adjustments, and get the most out of a bike on any trail!

Participants will receive 20% off Parts and Labor for Fork Oil Change and Shock Air Sleeve service (expires 6/1/17).

To sign-up, pop into one of the shops or pay online with the link below.
$20 per person, limit six. Questions: e-mail Connor.Bicycleway@gmail.com.

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