News

09. jul 2019

FÍA newsletter for July is out

The July version of the FÍA newsletter has now been published. It is written in both Icelandic and English.

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24. may 2019

FÍA newsletter - now in English!

The FÍA newsletter is fresh of the proverbial press, and now completely bilingual! Read all about the upcoming elections for the Pension Fund board, and learn about what the Sickness Fund can do for you.

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30. apr 2019

Bicycle Repair Courses

The Education Fund (Starfsmenntasjóður) of FÍA, in collaboration with Iðan Education Centre, offers FÍA members a course on bicycle repairs – in preparation for the summer!

The first course is held on 8. May, suitable for beginners and those who haven’t been very active on the repair side of things. The latter is held on 23. May, aimed at those who are more advanced when it comes to repairs and also suitablefor those who participated in the first course.

In both courses we recommend that you bring your own bike.

If you are interested, you can sign up by clicking the links below – beware that the maximum for each course is twenty people so don’t leave it too long!

Bicycle Maintenance I
When: 8. May, 17:00-22:00
Where: Vatnagarðar 20, Reykjavík
Teacher: Helgi Berg Friðþjófsson
Course Description: The course will cover basic bicycle maintenance and upkeep. We’ll look at gear settings, brakes, and how to check bicycles to make sure they are safe to use.
We’ll go over wear surfaces, different gear-shifting systems and how they work, and different types of brake systems and how they work.

Sign-up by clicking here.

Bicycle Maintenance II
When: 23. May, 17:00-22:00
Where: Vatnagarðar 20, Reykjavík
Teacher: Helgi Berg Friðþjófsson
Course Description: The course will cover mountain bikes and how they are set up. We’ll go over shock absorbers, tubeless tire repairs and how to set these up. We’ll go over different kinds of tires, what they are best suited for and different benefits. We’ll go over repairing of the wheel and other aspects. The course is advanced, delving deeper into repairs.

Sign-up by clicking here.

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