Free Online Workshop, “Bikes: Repair On-The-Go” in Austin
Austin Resource Recovery presents Fix-It at Home!, an interactive, online workshop series aimed at teaching Austinites repair and maintenance skills from home. Classes range from learning sewing basics and ‘patching’ up clothes, to fixing recreational equipment and household appliances. You’ll meet and learn from a local expert who will instruct you and other Austinites during the class. For a list of other upcoming classes, visit http://austintexas.gov/department/fix-it-austin. Have you always wanted to ride your bike to work, but weren’t sure what you would do if your bike malfunctioned? Wondering how you can clean yourself up once you arrive at your destination? Looking for tips about how to be safe while commuting by bike? If this sounds like you, mark your calendar! Our instructor will teach you basic bike repairs and maintenance techniques, so you can feel more confident on your journey to becoming a sustainable commuter! Meet the Instructor! John Koonz is a certified instructor with the League of American Bicyclists. He has been car-free for 10 years, and a daily cycling commuter for over 12 years.