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The Evolution of our Intro to Maintenance class

Posted by London Bicycle Kitchen on


Introduction to Maintenance was LBK’s first class, even before LBK as a workshop existed. I had gotten a grant from the London Cycling Campaign, £5k to be used on tools and teaching some test classes. This was in May of 2011, when I had a desk job doing marketing for a small London charity. I randomly met Ellie Smith (founder of Oxford’s Broken Spoke Bike Co-op) at a Breeze women’s ride leader training that summer, and we were pleasantly surprised to find out we were setting up similar projects in our respective cities. We decided to collaborate. 

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How to take care of your tyres

Posted by London Bicycle Kitchen on


What? I have to take care of my tyres? 

Yes sweet thing, you do. 

Your tyres are used every time you ride, and are a consumable - i.e. something meant to be consumed. As with most consumables, how long they last depends on how well you take care of them, and the environment you’re riding in. 

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March 2018 Newsletter

Posted by Jennifer Gwiazdowski on


*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser OMG FLASH CLASS SALE!!! We have a new website friends!!! I don't know if it's good or not so to encourage you to go there and use it and find the bugs, here's a discount code for 33% off any class of your choice. (Also finally got to use this rad photo by Kimiko Nishimoto!) here is your code: FLASHLBK33 You can only use the code once, but on as many classes as you like!  Good for Fri/Sat/Sun (23/24/25 March) so best get your greasy hands tappin over to the newly minted LBK.org.uk. Code turns into a pumpkin at midnight on Sunday the 25th.  YES I WANT 33% OFF MY APRIL CLASSES There are still...

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