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: bike repair class

Bike Class! Hubs, Headsets, Bottom Brackets, Cranks

We will discuss hubs headsets, bottom brackets, cranks today. We will go over installation, removal, adjustment and repair of all the previously listed. Wear cloths that you don't care to much about because we will have hubs out to adjust if you would like the experience.   Class begins at 9:00a.m. and will end around 10:00a.m.  Come through the double doors located on the North East side of the building directly out of the parking lot as the front door will be locked.

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Bike Class Saturday The 23rd, Hydraulic disc brakes!

This coming Saturday the 23rd in the bike class we will be continuing our discussion of disk brakes and will focus on hydraulic systems. We are going to discuss different types of hydraulic brake fluids and where and when they are used in different conditions as well as what companies are using fluid wise. We will go over the tools generally needed as well as safety gear needed while working on these brakes. We will be bleeding a Shimano brake system and then discussing different techniques with other companies. As usual class will start at 9:00a.m. and will go until approximately 10:00a.m.. Use the double doors on the North east of the building.

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Bike Class. Front and Rear Derailleurs! Fresh stock on kids bikes!

Tomorrow its all about derailleurs, identification, inspection, removal, installation, and then adjustments.  Regardless of what style of riding you do the theory of adjusting a derailleurs will be the same and what a life saver on long rides.  We will work on both front and rear derailleurs.  Remember to arrive a little early, class starts at 9:00a.m. and will go to around 10:00a.m. come through the double doors on the North East side of the building as the front door will be locked.

We just had a fresh shipment of kids bikes delivered today.  We have one of every size and almost every model.  If you have any questions give a call down to the store 801-394-7700.

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Front & Rear Derailleur Class, Spin Class

This Saturday the 8th its all about derailleurs, identification, inspection, removal, installation, and then adjustments.  Regardless of what style of riding you do the theory of adjusting a derailleurs will be the same and what a life saver on long rides.  We will work on both front and rear derailleurs.  Remember to arrive a little early, class starts at 9:00a.m. and will go to around 10:00a.m. come through the double doors on the North East side of the building as the front door will be locked.

Spin Class will be at its regular time of 10:00a.m. and if we have enough for a second class it will be at 11:30a.m..  If you plan on attending make sure to call ahead so we can reserve you a spot.  For either class plan on coming a few early to get set up and warmed up.

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Bike And Spin Class Saturday the 25th, More Lake Shoes And Bar Mits Are In!

This Saturday the 25th we will continue with both of our Spin class sessions and our Bike Maintenance Classes.  Bike class this Saturday will be wheels.  We will discuss wheel theory, truing, spoke selection, spoke length, spoke types, spoke replacement, and overall wheel repair.  We will begin at 9:00a.m. and will finish around 10:00a.m. Come through the double doors on the North East side of the building directly out of the parking lot as the front door will be locked.

We have just received a new shipment of Lake MXZ 303 shoes and also are sitting on an additional five of the universal mtn/commuter style Bar Mits just in time for the rest of the season and the Global Fat Bike Summit this weekend.

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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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Ladies Night Tomorrow, August 1st

Remember we will be having our second ladies night of the year tomorrow, August 1st.  We will begin at 7:00p.m. and will be talking bikes, gear, and repair related topics until we finish. The front door will be locked but the side double doors facing the North parking lot will be unlocked until 7:30p.m. and then they will be locked.  If for any reason you are behind, call and let us know and we will keep an eye out for you.  There is no sign up for this class just show up and have a good time.  As before there will be soda, wine, chocolate, crackers , hummus, and other goodies that will help keep everyone's energy up so you can focus on bike stuff. See you all there.

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