Skyline Cycle

Skyline Cycle

834 Washington Boulevard, Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: (801) 394-7700 Fax: (801) 394-4076
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 10am to 6pm, Sat: 10am to 5pm
Sun: We're out riding!

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Tag: bicycle wheel truing

Bike Class This Saturday 12/12! Fat Bike Event Updates To Calendar

So we have formally started this years bike maintenance classes.  Last week was pretty basic but this Saturday we will be assessment, description, removal and installation of cables and housing.  We will also cover chain wear, removal, installation, and we will go over the use of master links. Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will end around 10:00a.m.. Come through the double doors an the North East side of the building as the front door will remain locked so we can concentrate.

On another note there are a lot of  with a ton of folks getting into fat biking there are new events popping up all over this winter.  We are doing the best we can to put them all on the calendar as we are made aware of them. Man we need some snow though.

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Bike Class, Saturday December 14th

Last Saturday we went over basic maintenance of a bicycle in the bike class and despite a stinking snow storm we still had people here which was great.

This coming Saturday December 14th in bike class will be assessing, describing, removing and reinstalling cables and housing to both the derailleur and brake systems. We will also cover chain wear, removal, installation, and we will go over the use of master links. Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will end around 10:00a.m.. Come through the double doors an the North East side of the building as the front door will remain locked so we can concentrate.

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GoPro Hero3 plus Cameras Are In, Bike Maintenance Class this Saturday.

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  Our first shipment of GoPro Hero3+ cameras have arrived and are ready for sale, we have three on hand right now.

Our annual bike maintenance class will begin this Saturday the 7th of December.  Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will run through 10:00a.m.. Plan on arriving about 5 minutes early so we can get started promptly.  This class will focus on basic maintenance and will provide the foundation for further classes down the road.  We will discuss cleaning, lubrication, inspection of your bicycle, and then we will remove a tire, patch a tube and then reinstall the wheel back onto the bicycle.  If you have any questions send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or give a call to 801-394-7700.

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Calendar Updated Through February 2014

I just finished updating the calendar through the end of February 2014.  All the holidays that we are going to be closed are listed and I put a complete schedule of all the free bike classes that are taught Saturday mornings starting in December and ending in February up with descriptions of each. I am looking forward to teaching this season I hope getting the schedule up early will allow all of you that are interested to plan which classes you want to attend.  Thanks as always.

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Saturday February 9th, Spin, and Bike Class

This Saturday February 9th we will be having both spin classes and we will be holding the bicycle maintenance class.  The first session of the spin class is full but the second class is still wide open. The first class is at 10:00a.m., the second class will start at 11:30a.m., show up a little early to get your bike set up.  Remember to call ahead and put your name on the list if you are coming to the second class.

In the bike maintenance class we will be going over wheels.  We will discuss the way in which a wheel works, spokes, hubs the whole nine yards and then we will go over the technique of truing wheels.  I will have a couple wheel truing stands set up with wheels so that you will have the opportunity to actually true a wheel if you would like.  As always if you have questions call 801-394-7700 or send and e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Wheel Class This Saturday the 4th

This Saturdays class is all about the wheel. How it works, theory on the basic mechanics of spokes, hubs, lacing patterns and with the last half hour of the class we will be truing a wheel and discussing the techniques used in different situations and why they are employed differently. Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will end at 10:00a.m..  Also spin class is at 10:00a.m. and again at 11:15a.m. The 10:00a.m. class as of Wednesday has five spots open and the 11:15a.m. class has six spots open.  Call ahead for a spot, 801-394-7700.

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