Our mini classes focus on one bite-size mechanics topic at a time and are exclusively held at our Denver location. Show up to learn new skills and connect with other people who like bikes as much as you do! It's a low stake, come as you are class. No previous knowledge required.
These offerings are pay-as-you-can. We don't want cost to be a barrier to education. It's simple: you pick your price from $0 to our estimated value per session.
These minis are meant to give you the same "I can do this bike stuff" energy that our interns experience, no matter where you're starting from. For anyone who has felt excluded, intimidated, or uncomfortable in the bike shop setting: this one's for you! We hope you'll walk away with a new skill and a feeling of empowerment and belonging.
Bike to Basics
Wednesday, March 1st | 6:00-8:00 pm
This course is for all the cycling newbies or for people who want to expand their basic knowledge! We'll learn bike anatomy, tools, and tips for what to pack on rides.
Wednesday, April 5th | 6:00-8:00 pm
We'll learn how to care for your chain and perform basic derailleur adjustments!
Wednesday, May 3rd | 6:00-8:00 pm
We'll learn how to tell what kind of brakes you have, caliper adjustments, when to replace your pads, and other brake know-hows!
Tuesday, May 30th | 6:00-8:00 pm
We'll learn how to fix a flat and what tools you'll need! This class is hosted at Raices Brewing Company, and the cost of entry is one beer.
Our mechanic series is an in-depth opportunity to learn about and work on YOUR bike. These are exclusively held at our Littleton location. Show up to get down and dirty with your bike in 3 classes over 3 weeks. Plus, we will hit the trails as a group! No previous knowledge required and everyone is welcome.
Our series are a set fee of $100 to get your bike in tip-top shape.
*Scholarships are available if this poses a financial hardship for you. Please contact Mikayla (email@example.com) directly if this is the case.*
We hope you'll walk away feeling proud of the work you put in, connected to the people you met, and ready to ride!
Tuesday, May 9, 16, and 23 | 5:30-7:30 pm
Must attend all three sessions!
We'll learn safe and legal riding, flat repair, brake adjustments, derailleur adjustments, getting out of roadside pickles, and chain care. Plus, do a little riding!
Us on bikes + you on bikes = a good day
Staff-led, thematic rides out of our Littleton location. See each ride for detailed information.
Thursday, April 20th | 10:00 am
Jahze, intern graduate turned sales extraordinaire, will be taking us on a ride specifically for eBikers! Don't have an eBike? Easy; you can rent one with us. What else would you be doing on 4.20?
Turning Back Time (Age 50 & Over) Ride
Saturday, April 29th | 8:00 am
We have so many amazing customers who love to stay active as they get older. In fact, we could not do what we do without them! TJ, our Service Manager, can't wait to hit the trails with you and your friends.
Thursday, May 4th | 8:00 am
If you need a kickstart to your morning, join Nick, our do-it-all tech, for a caffeine boost! We'll get your workout and coffee fix in before you tackle the rest of your day.
Saturday, May 27th | 4:00 pm
Colorado has so many wonderful local breweries, and we want to explore them with you! Blake, our Store Manager, will give us a tour and be the highlight of your weekend.
We love to spend time in the community, talking about our mission and making cycling more accessible for everyone. If you have an event that you'd like GTC to be a part of, email our Community Engagement Coordinator, Mikayla (firstname.lastname@example.org)