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Fri., May 10, 2013, 6:02 a.m.

Free wheel-building program from bicyclists

Suzanne Motsinger pauses to grab a coffee at a free breakfast stand sponsored by Absolute Bikes in support of National Bike-To-Work week in Flagstaff, Ariz. Wednesday May 14 2008. The stands were set up at various locations around town to give a boost to those participating in the event. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Sun, Jake Bacon) ** ARIZONA  REPUBLIC OUT ** ORG XMIT: AZFLA101 (Jake Bacon / The Spokesman-Review)
Suzanne Motsinger pauses to grab a coffee at a free breakfast stand sponsored by Absolute Bikes in support of National Bike-To-Work week in Flagstaff, Ariz. Wednesday May 14 2008. The stands were set up at various locations around town to give a boost to those participating in the event. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Sun, Jake Bacon) ** ARIZONA REPUBLIC OUT ** ORG XMIT: AZFLA101 (Jake Bacon / The Spokesman-Review)

BICYCLING -- The Art of Wheel Building will be discussed in a free program on Monday (May 13), 6:30 p.m., Riverview Retirement Center Community Building, 1801 E. Upriver Dr., in Spokane.

The program will be presented by Matthew Larsen, who builds custom wheels for each rider's size, riding style, and function. Learn about custom wheel building with this hands-on look at improving your ride with today's fine hubs, rim materials, disk brakes and spokes.

The program is sponsored by the Spokane Bicycle Club.




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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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