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#REDIRECT [[Community Cycles Youth Earn-A-Bike Curriculum]]
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Many community bicycle collective do some kind of '''teaching''', so if your organization is thinking of starting up a youth program, an "[[Earn-a-Bike]]" program, training new volunteers, or some other instructional program, you don't need to re-invent the wheel. As you read through the material, you will see broad training philosophies:
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* Crawl | Walk | Run - Good for building a foundation of basic skills used to train mechanics in many fields. Advanced skills are often developed through hands on application with mentorship from experienced mechanics.
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** Learn how to remove wheels from an actual bicycle, not overhaul a hub on a wheel already off a bike.
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** Learn how to properly clock a tire, remove the tire, inspect the tire, repair the tube, and reassemble. Not immersion test removed tubes.
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* Component Specific in random order - Good for assembly line recycling programs .
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** Rapidly develops a specific skill
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==Teacher Training Manuals==
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Browse through these various manuals to see which curriculum works best for you:
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===Earn-A-Bike Programs===
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* [[Community Cycles Youth Earn-A-Bike Curriculum|Wiki version of Youth Earn-A-Bike Curriculum]] (Wiki) by [[Community Cycles]]
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**[[:File:Community Cycles Youth Earn A Bike Curriculum .pdf|Youth Earn-A-Bike Curriculum]] (PDF) by Community Cycles
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**[[:File:Manual en espanol.pdf|"Bicicletas para Jóvenes" Plan de Estudios]] (PDF - Español) por Community Cycles
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* [[SLCBC Earn-a-Bike Curriculum|Earn-a-Bike Curriculum]] (Wiki) by [[SLCBC]]
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* [[:File:Bikes not bombs-EAB instructor manual.pdf|Instructor's Manual for the Earn-A-Bike Program]] (PDF) by [[Bikes Not Bombs]]
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** [[Bikes Not Bombs Earn-A-Bike Instructor Training Manual|Earn-A-Bike Instructor Training Manual]] (Wiki - incomplete) by Bikes Not Bombs
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* [[:File:NBW Earn-a-bike Activity Book.pdf|Earn-a-bike Activity Book]] (PDF) by [[Neighborhood Bike Works]]
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===Other Manuals===
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* [[:File:Overton Babiak TA-Tools for Life.pdf|Tools For Life: A Start-up Guide for Youth Recycling and Bicycling Programs]] (PDF) by George Roman Babiak, Karen Overton and Transportation Alternatives
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* [http://www.recycleabicycle.org/sites/default/files/onerevolution.pdf One Revolution at a Time: A Guide to Starting and Running Youth Bike Ride Clubs] (PDF) by Karen Overton, Audrey Warren and [[Recycle-A-Bicycle]]
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* [[English Language Immersion Program]] (Wiki - incomplete) by Ignacio Rivera de Rosales with [[BICAS]]
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===Specific topics for instructors===
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*[[Picking Bikes and Bike Anatomy]]
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*[[Bearing Systems Teacher Training]]
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*[[Tires and Tubes Teacher Training]]
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== Teaching Aids ==
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Reusable Repair Checklist [[File:Community-cycles-repair-checklist.pdf]]
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[[Illustrations and Graphics]] are great visual aids for any class or program and can make simply hanging around a community shop a learning experience.   
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[[Category:Teaching Resources| Teaching Resources]]
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==Maintenance Class Syllabuses==
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*[[VeloCity Basic Class (draft)]]

Latest revision as of 17:24, 8 June 2021

Many community bicycle collective do some kind of teaching, so if your organization is thinking of starting up a youth program, an "Earn-a-Bike" program, training new volunteers, or some other instructional program, you don't need to re-invent the wheel. As you read through the material, you will see broad training philosophies:

  • Crawl | Walk | Run - Good for building a foundation of basic skills used to train mechanics in many fields. Advanced skills are often developed through hands on application with mentorship from experienced mechanics.
    • Learn how to remove wheels from an actual bicycle, not overhaul a hub on a wheel already off a bike.
    • Learn how to properly clock a tire, remove the tire, inspect the tire, repair the tube, and reassemble. Not immersion test removed tubes.
  • Component Specific in random order - Good for assembly line recycling programs .
    • Rapidly develops a specific skill


Teacher Training Manuals

Browse through these various manuals to see which curriculum works best for you:

Earn-A-Bike Programs

Other Manuals

Specific topics for instructors

Teaching Aids

Reusable Repair Checklist File:Community-cycles-repair-checklist.pdf

Illustrations and Graphics are great visual aids for any class or program and can make simply hanging around a community shop a learning experience.

Maintenance Class Syllabuses