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Youth Build-A-Bike - Jan/Feb

Build and Learn

  • 425 Canadian dollars
  • Gertie Street

Available spots


Build-a-Bike Workshop Series by The WRENCH -> Tuesdays Recommended ages 14-16 Are you interested in learning valuable skills and gaining the confidence to tackle your bike repairs? Join us at The WRENCH for the Build-a-Bike workshop series, an engaging and hands-on extension of our flagship Earn-a-Bike youth education course. In this unique and comprehensive 16-hour program, divided into 8 weekly sessions of 2 hours each, you will work alongside our skilled bike mechanics. Snacks are provided. Our goal? To empower you with lifelong skills and self-confidence in bike repair and maintenance. What You'll Learn: - Familiarization with Bike Repair Tools & Techniques: Get to know the specific tools and techniques needed to work on bikes. - Understanding Bike Parts & Mechanical Systems: Learn about different parts and how they work together. - Basic Maintenance Skills: Master cleaning, lubrication, chain adjustments, and brake tuning. - Basic Repair Skills: Acquire skills such as tire tube patching, tire changes, and brake pad replacement. - Basic Tune-up Skills: Discover how to adjust front and rear hubs, bottom brackets, gears, and brakes. - Safety Knowledge: Learn the ins and outs of helmet fit, bike lights, best practices for locking your bike, and essential traffic skills. What You'll Receive: - Freshly serviced and safe bike (the one you have been working on!) - New u-lock - New bike safety lights - New helmet Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or just getting started, the Build-a-Bike workshop series offers a practical approach to learning, guided by our experienced mechanics. At the end of the course, participants will have a refurbished bike of their own, along with the skills and knowledge to keep it running smoothly. Take part in this exciting workshop series and spread bike repair and riding skills among Winnipeggers. Join us, roll up your sleeves, and let's build something amazing together!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Booking Cancellation Policy We understand that life can be unpredictable, and sometimes plans change. To accommodate our clients while maintaining our scheduling commitments, we have the following cancellation policy: Full Refund: Cancellations made more than 7 days before the scheduled service will receive a full refund. Partial Refund: Cancellations made between 3 to 7 days before the service date will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee. No Refund: Cancellations made less than 72 hours before the service date cannot be refunded. Rescheduling: If you wish to reschedule, please notify us at least 3 days in advance. We will do our best to accommodate your new schedule, subject to availability. Exceptions: Exceptions to this policy may be made in cases of emergency, at the discretion of The WRENCH management. No-Shows: Failure to appear for your scheduled service will result in the full fee being charged. To cancel or reschedule your booking, please contact us by phone or email

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