Educational Opportunities

Learn Bicycle Repair Skills

Want to learn how to fix your own bike? We can help!

Learn bicycle repair and maintenance skills

at Chain Reaction Bike Shop

No appointment or prior experience necessary.

No fee or donation requested in order to learn skills.

Just come to the Bike Shop when we are open!

Wednesdays 10-3, Fridays 3-7, Saturdays 10-3

 

Saturday Morning Classes Scheduled 7 x per year

 Sample classes include:

  • Basic Bicycle Emergency Repair
  • How to Fix a Flat 101
  • Basic Bicycle Lubrication and Service
  • Basic Brake Adjustment & Repair
  • Basic Adjustments for Shifting Issues
  • How to Change a Broken Spoke
  • How to Build a Wheel — for the advance student
  • How to install and set up a Bicycle Computer

Bicycling Safety Classes also available — Learn best practices for riding on city streets and off-road trails

  • Pedestrians stay to the Left, but Bicyclists ride on the Right!
  • When riding on the trail and you come up behind a pedestrian, give them an early warning that you are coming through.
    • Call out, “ON YOUR LEFT (or right) !”
  • Use Hand Signals to indicate your Turns to everyone around you : Point the Way!
  • Riding at Night? Use your Lights!
  • Riding at Dusk?  USE YOUR LIGHTS!
  • Always Wear a Helmet when you ride.  Another name for your helmet is your BRAIN BUCKET. Use yours to protect your brain.
  • If you get into a tangle with a motorized vehicle, the other guy is always gonna win. Wear the helmet WHENEVER you ride.

Keep the rubber on the road!

Call 574-903-3056 for more information.

Fall Class at CRBP Bike Shop

October 30, 2017 in Bicycle Education Classes, Chain Reaction Bike Shop, Events, Featured

“Emergency Bicycle Repair 101”

 

More from the Bike-a-thon Wrap-up Event

October 30, 2017 in Chain Reaction Bike Shop, Events, Featured

Successful Bike-a-thon and Silent Auction

October 30, 2017 in Chain Reaction Bike Shop, Events, Featured, Uncategorized

 

The Brides of Neptune (left)

Bike Rodeo  (right)

 

 

 

Mugs donated by Goertzen Pottery were among the many items auctioned

 

at the Chain Reaction Wrap-up Party and Silent Auction on September 30th.

Many thanks to each local business who donated items for the event:

Anna’s Bread, Better World Books, The Brass Cactus, The Electric Brew, Maple City Market, Maple Indian Cuisine, Ten Thousand Villages, Flowers by Phoebe, Salon J, Ignition Music Garage, Goertzen Pottery, Common Spirits, Jules Boutique, Woldruff’s Footwear and Apparel, Spacious Heart Yoga, L.O.L. Health & Fitness Studio, Giving Tree Massage, GoDance Studio, and Lincoln Avenue Cycling & Fitness.

Thanks, too, to the Goshen Brewing Co. for hosting this event and donating 10% of their sales during the event to CRBP, and to the band, The Brides of Neptune, for providing live music.

 

Silent Auction at the Wrap-up Party

September 16, 2017 in Bulletin, Chain Reaction Bike Shop, Events, Featured, Uncategorized

Chain Reaction Bicycle Project, Inc. Gives Thanks to the following Corporate Donors for donating items to the Silent Auction.

 

Anna’s Bread  http://www.annasbread.com/

Better World Books  http://www.betterworldbooks.com/

The Brass Cactus http://www.squareup.com/store/flower-cactus-bridal

Common Spirits  http://commonspirits.com/

The Electric Brew  http://theelectricbrew.com/

Flowers by Phoebe  http://www.flowersbyphoebe.com/

Giving Tree Massage  http://givingtreemassage.com/

GoDance Studio  http://godance.me/

GBCo Goshen Brewing Company  http://goshenbrewing.com/

Jules Boutique  https://www.julesbtq.com/

Lincoln Avenue Cycling & Fitness  http://lincolnavenuecycling.com/

L.O.L. Health and Fitness  http://lolhealthandfitness.com/

Maple City Market  https://www.maplecitymarket.com/

Maple Indian Cuisine  http://www.mapleindiancuisine.com/

Salon J  http://salonjgoshen.com/

Ten Thousand Villages  http://www.tenthousandvillages.com/goshen#fndtn-home

 

 

Chain Reaction Bike-a-thon Wrap-up Party and Silent Auction Sept 30th

September 16, 2017 in Bulletin, Chain Reaction Bike Shop, Events, Featured

 

Saturday, September 30th

3-6 pm

at the Goshen Brewing Company

near downtown Goshen

on West Washington Street near the Goshen Farmer’s Market

 

JOIN in the FUN!

at the

Chain Reaction Bike-a-thon Wrap-up Party and Silent Auction

 

Games for bicyclists of all ages!

Bike Rodeo, “Pin the Donkey on the Bike,”

and the Great Bicycle Slow Roll

Prizes awarded to the winners

LIVE MUSIC!

featuring the Goshen band

 The Brides of Neptune