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Class Structure

The standard OCBC shop class curriculum consists of four classes, each of which consists of several related elements. The classes can each be broken down into at least two smaller modules, but these modules are somewhat interwoven when the curriculum is presented in the usual way.

For someone already familiar with the curriculum, these outlines alone will be a good memory aid for teaching the course. For someone who is experienced in bicycle repair but not in the OCBC curriculum, the full documents for each should provide enough information to teach the classes well, but it would not be possible to teach the class from the curriculum - a new instructor should study the curriculum fully and learn the information, then teach from the outlines.



Demo Parts List



[T] Talking - The instructor is talking
[A] Action - The students are doing something

Fit and Flats

[A] Tire removal / replacement
[T] Fixing flats
[T] Types of flats
[T] Seatpost height
[A] Seatpost height adjust
[A] Mounting and dismounting
[T] General fit
[A] Threaded stem adjust
[T] Quick release theory
[A] Wheel removal / replacement
[A] Tire removal / replacement 2

Wheels and Bearings

[A] Repair stand use (optional)
[T] Parts of a wheel
[T] Wheel theory
[T] Modes of failure
[T] Bearing theory
[T] Where bearings are found
[A] Evaluating hub bearing adjustment
[A] Adjusting hub bearings
[A] Advanced hub adjustment
[T] Truing stand use
[A] Wheel care - cleaning and lube
[A] Wheel truing

Brakes and Cables

[A] Repair stand use (as needed)
[T] Cable theory
[T] Advanced cable theory
[A] Lubing cables
[T] Barrel adjusters
[T] Types of brakes
[T] Brake adjust theory
[T] Adjusting brakes - cable tension
[T] Adjusting brakes - pad position
[T] Adjusting brakes - centering
[T] Brake adjust theory
[A] Adjusting Brakes
[A] Brake pad care

Gears and Chain

[T] Chain theory - rollers, pins, wear
[A] Chain lubing - preventing the wear
[A] Chain measuring - finding out about wear
[T] Chain replacement - once it's worn
[A] Chain tool use
[T] Segue to gear replacement
[T] Rear gears - cassette vs. freewheel
[T] Chainline
[T] Chainrings / crank / bb
[T] Derailleur theory
[A] Adjusting limit screws
[A] Adjusting indexed derailleurs (as needed)


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Date UserIpComment Version Action
Tue 28 of April, 2009 04:08 UTC JSheehan68.166.182.41 WARNING: outlines may not reflect reality! (see individual class pages) 12
Fri 24 of April, 2009 06:05 UTC JSheehan68.166.182.41 begin 2009 format 11  v  c  d  
Thu 23 of April, 2009 05:58 UTC jsheehan68.166.182.41   10  v  c  d  
Wed 05 of Nov., 2008 18:06 UTC jsheehan76.241.109.156 2009 change notes 9  v  c  d  
Wed 04 of April, 2007 04:08 UTC JSheehan68.166.182.41   8  v  c  d  
Wed 04 of April, 2007 04:05 UTC JSheehan68.166.182.41   7  v  c  d  
Wed 04 of April, 2007 04:03 UTC JSheehan68.166.182.41 added intro 6  v  c  d  
Sat 21 of Jan., 2006 23:32 UTC pgarver65.43.178.166 added link to ShopClassDemoParts 5  v  c  d  
Fri 17 of March, 2006 08:42 UTC JSheehan68.166.182.41 added more symptoms begun on last edit, not noted -- still needs wheels, bearings, others? 4  v  c  d  
Wed 01 of March, 2006 04:59 UTC JSheehan68.166.182.41   3  v  c  d  
Sat 21 of Jan., 2006 23:32 UTC pgarver65.43.178.166 added link to ShopClassDemoParts 2  v  c  d  
Mon 10 of Oct., 2005 22:42 UTC pgarver68.255.170.170 created this, moving info from ShopClasses so it could be the _public_ page on shop classes 1  v  c  d