Lake Bluff Hub & Cycle  (where Activator was located) 
224-544-5749
79 East Scranton Ave
Lake Bluff, Il 60044

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LEARN HOW TO MAINTAIN AND REPAIR YOUR BIKE THIS WINTER AT ACTIVATOR BIKE SCHOOL!
OUR NEW PARK TOOL SCHOOL

ABS 101 - Complete Basic Bike Repair & Maintenance - Sat. 4-6pm - ACCEPTING 4 STUDENTS FOR THIS INTENSIVE CLASS




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PARK TOOL CLASS - ABS 101- Complete Basic Bike Repair & Maintenance


CLASS START DATE: *TBD* 4pm to 6pm. Class runs for 4 consecutive Saturdays. 

Class includes hands-on labs. Students need to bring a bike to work on.

10% Discount on tools purchased during class

Class size limit – 4 Students

AGES - 16 AND UP

PARK TOOLS "Certificate of Completion" awarded at end of class

Class taught by Activator Cycles Master Mechanic: Rich Gier


PARK TOOLS "Big Blue Book of Bicycle Maintenance" included in class price. Class Fee = $240.00


The class will cover the following topics over the 4 week period:

- Basic Mechanical Skills

- Tires & Tubes

- Rear Sprockets

- Hubs

- Wheel Truing

- Pedals

- Cranksets

- Chains

- Derailleur Systems

- Internal Gear Systems

- Caliper Disc Brake Systems

- Caliper Rim Brake Systems

- Handlebars, Stems, Saddles, & Seatposts

- Headsets

- Frame & Fork

- Suspension

- On-Ride Repair


STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND ALL CLASSES. CANCELLATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN WRITING 2 WEEKS PRIOR TO THE START OF CLASS.  IN THE CASE OF AN APPROVED CANCELLATION, A STORE CREDIT TO ACTIVATOR CYCES WILL BE ISSUED IN THE FORM OF A GIFT CARD THAT CAN BE USED TO PURCHASE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR FUTURE CLASSES AT ACTIVATOR CYCLES. 


Park Tool School is a course that was designed by the famous bicycle tool company to help the average rider learn how to do their own basic repairs and preventive maintenance. It's a great program on many different levels.

  1. Park Tool School is empowering, i.e. it teaches you to be more self-reliant on the road or on the trail.
  2. Park Tool School saves you money by giving you the confidence to do your own basic repairs and maintenance, saving on service bills.
  3. By knowing the appropriate bike industry lingo, you'll be better prepared deal with your local bike shop when ordering parts, or when more extensive repairs are needed.
  4. You'll know what you can do, know how to spot work that's beyond your tooling or skills, and know what to ask for when you go to your local bike shop.
  5. Park tool School is a great way to meet other cyclists.