Tom and Graham hard at work

January Bike Fix-em-up

On Monday night, January 23, 2017 FCCB volunteers had a Bike Fix ‘Em Up Night to double our inventory of complete bikes ready-to-ride for Spring 2017!  Twelve volunteers worked in small groups to take inventory of project bikes, make necessary repairs, and clean and polish bikes after a safety-check and test-ride. Our soundtrack for the […]

wheelbuilding

Wheel building workshop

On November 5, mechanic Nate Pinney, assisted by Samantha Rivera, led our final workshop for 2016 on wheel building. The size-limited class had five participants who built a 27″ front wheel, 700c front wheel, and 26″ rear wheel. The hands-on workshop was designed for avid cyclists interested in customized stronger and lighter wheels built from scratch. […]

John and Seth setting up bikes at the flea off

October Flea Off Market in the books

This past weekend was a great one for Falls City Community BikeWorks. On Saturday, we attended the Flea Off Market and were able to find new homes for five bikes. The weather was perfect for a community event (mid 70s and a steady breeze FTW!) and we enjoyed talking about the shop to many passersby. […]

Desiree Kuhn, discussing truing wheels with Jane Halliday

Women with Wrenches!

On a balmy September evening, FCCB hosted our first women-only open shop night. Participants were encouraged to bring their own bikes in for repair or maintenance, and lots of questions. Desiree Kuhn, who formerly wrenched at Bardstown Road Bicycle Co., was our expert mechanic for the evening. She ran through some basic maintenance tips such as […]