Bike Garage
Cub Scout Bike Rodeo Challenge
North Trails District, Detroit Area Council, BSA

Purpose:  To learn how to correctly make a repair to your bike.  Parents and Leaders may need to assist at the various min-stations.

Mini-Station#A - Tire Repair (WEBELOS have priority)
Achievements:
Webelos Handyman #5 - Fix a flat tire (OR Adjust chain, or seat. DO ONE)
Webelos Handyman #7 - Properly inflate the tires on a bicycle

Instruction:
1. Tire Changing:
Rider removes front tire from a bike. Empty air from tire. Take tire and tube off from rim. Then place tube and tire back on rim and fill with air.
Apply tire patch to practice tube.

2. Properly inflate your bike tires.
· Using tire gauge and pump inflate tire to correct pressure
· Look on tire for what correct pressure should be.

Mini-Station#B Bike Adjustment (Bikes needing repairs during Rodeo can come here and use the tools)
Achievements:
Webelos Handyman #5 - Adjust chain, or seat (or fix a flat tire. DO ONE)
Webelos Handyman #6 - Properly lubricate Bike Chain

Instruction:
1. Bike Saddle(seat) and Handlebar adjustment
· Learn the proper way to make adjustments.
· Using proper tools adjust the seat
· Learn how to adjust the handlebars.

2. Bike Chain adjustment
· Learn the proper way to adjust your bike chain
· If needed make the proper adjustment.

3. Properly lubricate the bike chain
· Using Teflon Spray, apply to rear hub and spin chain to spread

Mini-Station#C Air Pressure Check (Bears)
Achievements:
Bear: Achievement 14d - Tire Repair

Instruction:
1. Apply tire patch to practice tube.

2. Properly inflate your bike tires.
· Using tire gauge and pump inflate tire to correct pressure
· Look on tire for what correct pressure should be.


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