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CABS to suspend courses due to increased COVID-19 Restrictions

CABS to suspend courses due to increased COVID-19 Restrictions

With Alberta reporting spikes in COVID-19 infections and increases in hospitalizations, the Provincial Government has imposted more restrictions. Central Alberta Bicycle School is suspending courses until Alberta’s freedoms are restored. “Albertan’s are coming under a great deal economic and social pressure due to COVID-19 from China.” stated Brian Hahn, Instructor for CABS.

CABS Program Waiting List created to support BAM program.

Training Demands Initiate Program Waiting List

With the high demand for bicycle mechanic training in Alberta, Centra Alberta Bicycle School (CABS) has opened a waiting list for prospective students.

COVID-19

COVID-19 and the 2021 school year for CABS

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a trying time for everyone and especially for businesses. Here at the Central Alberta Bike School, we struggled with the decision to continue into the 2021 season after having to shut down classes in the previous year. With so much misinformation out there regarding this virus it is important to…
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Inspect Bicycle for cracks in frame. Here we see a crack the the head tube.

Inspect Bicycles: The cracked head-tube

What a Bicycle Assembly Mechanic May Encounter Not all new bicycles are perfect out of the box. In fact, manufacture defects can happen. It is part of the BAM certified bicycle assemblers job to inspect bicycles and spot these issues. The cracked head-tube revealed when the BAM inspects the bicycle. A great example is a…
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The Blind Hole: Bearing Pulling Made Easy

Not all wheel hub servicing is old school. Some present you with a blind hole. Many newer more expensive bicycles are build using hub assemblies requiring pressed-in bearings. These hubs can create an extraction challenge that will require you to go down the blind hole. By definition a “blind hole” refers to a hole that…
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