Tag Archives: Park Tool

Homework

Homework

I do a lot of work on bikes. My neighbors sometimes ask me if I run a bike shop. They also occasionally ask if I might work on their bikes. My new definition of diplomacy is finding a way to say ...

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The Theory of Mid-Ride Repair

The Theory of Mid-Ride Repair

The world is full of theories. There’s the theory of evolution, the theory of relativity, of biogenesis, of plate tectonics, and on we go. And all of them have enough science backing them ...

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Friday Group Ride #293

Friday Group Ride #293

My wife says I’m impossible to buy for. She knows what I like bikes, but I’m very particular about the stuff I ride. We also have the challenge that, as someone who works in the ...

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Interbike 2015, Part VIII

Interbike 2015, Part VIII

I ran across Wishbone Design last year and found their kids’ products to be both inventive and practical. This year they showed an add-on kit that converts the balance bike into one with a ...

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The Overhaul

One of the greatest adventures of my newly minted career as a bicycle mechanic was when I was walked through my first overhaul. One Saturday just before New Year’s Eve, after we closed the shop ...

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