Category Archives: bicycle mechanics

Brain – Lock

  A few weeks ago my bike lock gave up the ghost. It was what we professionals call a D lock – with a little imagination they kind of look like the letter D. It happened at a most inconvenient time. … Continue reading

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No One is Coming

It was several years ago now; I was out on my bike in the countryside, I forget where, when I got a puncture. With a heavy heart I looked in my panniers for my puncture repair kit. There was none. … Continue reading

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Design Fault

Saddle, seat post, handlebars, brakes, brake cables, inner tubes, spokes, tyres, wheels,  chain, pedals …. As will be readily apparent to regular followers of this blog, a bike mechanic I am not. I sit on the saddle, my feet find … Continue reading

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