Second Thursday Wrench HourAdult Mechanic

Learn to work on your own bike during our Second Thursday Wrench Hour event series. Our experienced bicycle technicians and guest instructors are stoked to share their knowledge in a relaxed happy hour setting.

2019-2020 Wrench Hour Schedule

Register Today for one of our Second Thursday Wrench Hour Adult Classes

November 14, 7pm: Flat Fix Clinic

Learn to fix a flat and install tires and tubes on your own bike. Course includes instruction and tubes as needed. Participant must bring their own bike (flat tire NOT required). Tires and flat repair tools and accessories can be purchased during the class at a 15% discount for registered participants.

Course Fee: $25. Registration Limit: 10 Students. Email to register.


December 12, 7pm: Handlebar Wrap Clinic

Upgrade the handlebar tape on your road or gravel bike while learning the art of wrapping bars. Course includes instruction and blingalicious Lizard Skins bar tape.

Course Fee: $60. Registration Limit: 6 Students. Email to register.


January 9, 7pm: Tubeless Tire Conversion Clinic

Convert your road, gravel, or mountain bike to tubeless and learn about basic tubeless tire maintenance and repair. Course fee includes instruction, valve stems, rim tape and sealant. Participant must bring a bike with tubeless ready rims and tires. Rims and tires can be pre-ordered at a 15% discount for registered participants.

Course Fee: $100. Registration Limit: 5 Students. Email to register.


February 13, 7pm: Bikepacking Unpacked Seminar

Learn how to pack for an overnight camping trip on a bicycle by watching as experienced bikepackers unpack their fully packed bikes in front of you and explain the gear they’ve used for travel.

Course fee includes presentation and 10% off Bikepacking Equipment and Accessories.

Course Fee: $15. Registration Limit 12 Students. Email to register. Registration closes 02/09/2020.


March 12, 5pm: Cargo Curious Happy Hour

Meet local cyclists and learn how they use their personal cargo bikes to do everything from getting the groceries to taking the kids to school. Informal Q&A format will give you plenty of opportunity to guide the discussion in anticipation of how a cargo bike may fit into your daily routine.

No registration required.

Second Thursday Wrench Hour events are held at our Queen Street location:

324 N Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Eva is an experiential learner, so she wanted to really know the ins and outs of her bike and generally be more informed about her riding. “You don’t know what you don’t know.”
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Bike Shop

324 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11AM-7PM
Wednesday 11AM-7PM
Thursday 11AM-7PM
Friday 11AM-7PM
Saturday 10AM-4PM



Bicycle Co-Op

701 E. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 12 PM - 6 PM
Wednesday 12 PM - 6 PM
Thursday 12 PM- 6 PM
Friday 12 PM - 6 PM
Saturday 10 AM - 4 PM



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