It’s a big bummer to get caught out on a ride with a mechanical you can’t fix — or more precisely, don’t know how to fix. Problem solved with the help of Gracie’s Wrench. This cool little bike repair school offers excellent basic bike tune-up classes as well as wheel build and individual tutoring.
Gracie’s Wrench Groupon Offer
All classes, tutoring and clinics are based on the philosophy that the best way to learn is to physically do it yourself, with your own hands on your own bike. Students work on their own bicycles, which gives more active time for them to absorb the information and really feel how things work. The lessons go beyond the basics into the tricks and tips that mechanics use every day.
Tools, space and work stands are provided for the courses. Class and tutoring location is in a small, private studio space in NE Portland at the Gracie’s Wrench Workshop unless otherwise noted. Students bring their bicycles, parts, rags and eagerness to learn.
Learn where to put your hands, how to push, pull or manhandle your bike (as you’ll find it sometimes needs a little extra coaxing) to get the job done. At Gracie’s Wrench, mistakes are welcome as they provide an opportunity to see what can go wrong and how to fix it, as well as extra experience in a supportive environment.
Much like robots, children, and robotic children, bikes need to be regularly recalibrated to keep them from developing human emotions. Keep your bike performing at its functional, unfeeling best with today’s Groupon: for $100, you get a four-hour bike-repair workshop. From bicycle repair classes to corporate workshops and clinics, Gracie’s Wrench offers you the opportunity to expand your knowledge, confidence and independence with your bicycle.