We'll Fix That Flat Fast! June 28 2016
We do a lot of unusual repairs at our shop like welding on new drop outs or overhauling internal hubs but when it comes to basic maintenance like fixing flat tires we do that too and we do it fast. While you wait. Kids bikes, carbon racing bikes, mountain bikes, cargo bikes, folding bikes, Dutch bikes - we fix 'em all. Always wanted to learn how to fix a flat? It's a great skill to have; beats being left at the side of the road. Keep an eye out for future classes but in the mean time, If it's not too busy, you can shadow a mechanic who will walk you through the necessary steps. We sell the tools and parts you'll need like inner tubes, patch kits, bicycle pumps, and tire levers. And don't forget to watch the 103rd Tour de France, it kicks off this Saturday.
The Home Bicycle Mechanic's New Best Friends December 02 2015
It's your turn to be the grease monkey. For all you do-it-yourself bike mechanic types we have a bunch of basic and some more specialized tools to help you keep your machine in tip top shape right in the comfort of your own home. We've got wrenches and spanners in various shapes and sizes, pumps, multi-tools, pliers, degreasers, cleaners, lubes, and so on. So roll up your sleeves and get to work.
Just a Couple of Tools August 06 2015
Sometimes you need to tighten a bolt or make a few adjustments on your bike. What you need, then, is a lightweight multi tool from Crank Brothers. For most folks the m5 will sort you out. It comes with 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, & 6mm hex wrenches and a phillips head screwdriver. For bikes with disc brakes and rotors, there's the m10. It comes with everything the m5 has plus 2mm, 2.5mm, & 8mm hex wrenches, flat screwdriver, and t-25 torx wrench. Available at the shop, $13 and $20.