Bicycle Maintenance Manifesto and Bicycle Pedal Removal and Installation

I’ve been a sort of lazy mechanic since birth. I’ve usually allowed other people to take care of mechanical problems that I found challenging. This spring, an unnamed local bike shop, (lbs) sort of hosed me. At the time I was pretty upset about it, but in retrospect I think it was ninety percent my …

12 step program to give up new gear buying frenzy

Ok I’ve got a problem. I admit it, I am a gear hound. I am always looking for that one piece of gear that will make me comfortable, well illuminated, dry, breathable, faster, more buoyant, less achey, and happier. Is it out there? I dunno. But I think I gotta have one of these: