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In this article I’m going to explain how to use a stem adapter as a bicycle bar extension hack. I often ride in places where
In this article I will give you the best 5 bicycle restoration tips I wish I knew before I started my first bike restoration project.
In this article I’m going to give you some tips on how to clean vintage bicycle wheels. In this case wheels for my Bridgestone Submariner.
In this article I’m going to explain how to overhaul vintage mountain bike pedals. In this case the original vintage Deore XT pedals that came
In this article I’m going to explain how to overhaul a vintage mountain bike headset and its bearings. I was lucky enough to be able
Sometimes you just don’t want to do a 2-hour long drivetrain cleaning. Sometimes you just want to ride your bike. But especially in wet conditions
In this article I’m going to explain how to stop v-brakes squeaking. Squeaking brakes is annoying to say the least. Though it doesn’t really impair
In this article I’m going to explain how to remove a bike cassette with a chain whip. It’s a pretty standard procedure that serves many
I believe in karma. And I believe this 1986 Koga Miyata Adventure I bought was meant for me. It sought me out, somehow knowing I
In this article I’m going to give you my list for the lowest rolling resistance road bike tires. Every road cyclist worth his or her
I love bicycles. I love keeping my bikes in great shape. And I enjoy the quality rides they give me. A lot of bikes aren’t kept in great shape. And the rides that could have been get destroyed in the process.
I pick up some of these bikes. I nourish them. I bring them back to live so they can fulfil their intended destinies. In return they offer their thanks in providing me with the thrilling rides I’m looking for.
After I started restoring bikes, I found an estimated 1 million bicycles are added each year to my country of 18 million. Hundreds of thousands of bikes are sent to the trasher, because it takes more money to refurbish them than they could be sold for.
That’s NOT OK. And if money is an issue, why not offer people the best information available so the only thing to invest is time. With the information offered on this website “lack of information” with respect to restoring bicycles will no longer be an issue (if it ever was).
I wish you all the best with your own restoration projects. Cheers.