Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Maumelle, AR
Bikes: 2015 Fuji Transonic 1.3, 2015 All City Mr. Pink, 2009 Surly Long Haul Trucker, 2009 Jamis single speed, 2012 Scorpion FX trike
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It seems I am always tinkering with my bicycles. No, I am not a mechanic and do not have the ability to be a mechanic, but I do work -- or tinker -- on my bikes. I can change a cassette, clean a chain, change tires, clean the bike, adjust this or that.
What I have noticed is that the more expensive my bikes have become it seems they need more tinkering. Basically what this means is that a more finely tuned bike requires more maintenance than a "workhorse" type bike.