Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Boston area
Bikes: 1984 Bridgestone 400 1985Univega nouevo sport 650b conversion 1993b'stone RBT 1985 Schwinn Tempo
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Originally Posted by Chuchi
That is so neat! I'm not very mechanical, but I'm very impressed by people who are.
Bicycle maintenance need not be a mystery. There might be bike co-ops or something like them in Houston that offer instruction in bike repair. There are also online resources, beginning with Sheldon Bown's site, www.sheldonbrown.com
. Who knows you might have an inner mechanic wanting to come out.
Old discarded bikes and parts are good to start on because you don't want to hammer up a new bike.
In any case, if you are car free and dependent on your bike, it would be a good idea to learn the most common repairs and adjustments.