SweetWater Park Tool School (Winter)


Back by popular demand in Western PA, the Park Tool School is coming to Sweet Water Bikes for the 2019 winter season!

What is Park Tool School?

Taught by experienced and expert Bike Mechanics, it's a course where you can learn to tune and repair your own bike!

What is the Course?

Our curriculum follows lessons from the Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair from Park Tool (BBB-3) as well as procedures tailored to specific needs of students in attendance. Participants receive a personal copy of the manual as part of their tuition.

Who Teaches the Course?

You'll learn from Barnett Master Mechanic, Jordan Villella and SweetWater Bikes Mechanic, Chris Prieto.  You'll learn basic maintenance and repair topics.  Expect to learn everything from gear tuning to wheel truing and beyond!

What is the Schedule? 

Session #1
Tuesdays: 6:00-8:00pm
January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5 and 12

Session #2
Thursdays: 6:00-8:00pm
February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7 and 14

What is the Cost?

$150.00 which includes 6 two-hour classes, limited to 6 students to ensure maximum one on one student and teacher instruction.
Price includes Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair from Park Tool (BBB-3).
PLUS, you'll receive 20% off parts and tools for the duration of the course.
To learn more about Park Tool School check out: www.parktool.com/park-tool-school


Sign Up Today By Calling 724.266.1111 or by email service@sweetwaterbicycles.com 


SweetWater Travel by Bike Adventure Series (Fall/Winter)  

Learn from the BEST -- our friends of the shop! We’ve got some really great people taking some awesome adventures by bike. These casual sessions are all about sharing those adventures through stories, photographs and maps, and what gear worked and what didn’t work. Learn about how to tour by bike, go off-road (aka bikepacking) and find new places to explore. Refreshments provided by SweetWater Bikes.  Check our Learn Calendar for more info regarding dates and times.

SweetWater Balance Bike Indoor Rides (Winter) 

Balance bike races are back! Bring your young ‘un and balance bike, and try out our brand new course for 2019. Helmets mandatory. Free juice box, bike adjustments and music. $10 per session.  Check the Learn Calendar for upcoming dates!

SweetWater Free Film Series (Winter) 

We screen cool bicycle films (indies, low-budget, documentaries) in the shop’s roomy basement, no charge. BYOB. Chips & dip provided by SWB. Bring a friend, relax and hang for an hour or so as we enjoy a cinematic classics related to cycling.  Upcoming dates and times are on the Learn Calendar.