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TWIGs Wrench Nights

September 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-8

T.W.I.G.s Wrench Nights
Trans, Women, Intersex, and Gender-non-conforming Wrench Nights meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at The Center from 6-9pm. This time is reserved to host practical bike safety & mechanics lessons that can be performed with basic tools at home or even on-the-road. The power of knowing bike mechanics is infinite!

Opening Night: Bike 101 & Fix-a-Flat
Doors open at 6:00 & class starts at 6:15 sharp. In this first class we will be focussing on Bike Anatomy! Simply learning the names of the parts of a the bicycle is powerful. You will also be taught the ABCD Quick Check, which is a daily routine that can be performed quickly on your bike so that you prevent any bike issues. Finally, we will spend the great part of the class learning how to Fix-A-Flat tire.
No experience necessary. This is a free workshop.

Rio (jill contreras) has been an avid cyclist since 2002. They have taught bike mechanics to over 7,000 people of all ages and in spanish as well. Rio has been on over 5,000 miles of bike touring often being the main mechanic on the trips. Their bike mechanics skills have been learned through experience and learning from other amazing mechanics. Rio’s mechanics skills are focused on what can be done feasibly and easily at home and how to prevent major issues.


September 13, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-8


The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach
(562) 434-4455


The LGBTQ Center Long Beach
2017 E Fourth St
Long Beach, 90814 United States
(562) 434-4455
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