Sealed Bearing Service

Some sealed bearings can be serviced and some cannot. Most hubs, bottom brackets, headsets and pedals have sealed bearings in the modern age of bicycles. Some of these bearings have rubber seals that can be removed and serviced to prolong life and save money. The above video shows the basic steps for taking care of these bearings once they are …

Shimano Cable Frustration

So let me start by saying how much I like Shimano equipment. Their components and much of their accessories line are simply the best. A few years ago on the Ulterga and Dura Ace level cable systems, these coated cables started showing up on bikes. When they are new and fresh they are butter smooth and will last about one …

SMP Test Saddles

In the business of fitting saddles are often a touchy subject. Not just because of how we touch them but there are soooo many options. “What is right for me?” people ask all the time. Why not try different options ans find the one that works for you. Selle SMp saddles are 100% made in Italy and are considered by …

ISM Demo Saddles

One of the sometimes forgotten aspects of bike fitting is the option of going with a different saddle. Today I received my demo shipment of ISM seats. These are often mislabeled as strictly TRI bike saddles. Fact is they can be used on any bike and often the one that feels best is not the one you might have thought …

Why do I do all this

So when people first meet me one of the first things they inquire about is why? Why do you love bikes? How did you get into this? Where did you learn this kind of skill? I grew up playing soccer. Loved to play ball from the age of 4. I played on some of the best teams with some of …

Look for more to come

There will be much to see and read here in the next few weeks . Looking forward to sharing what is in the future.