It's almost prime bike riding weather! Don't get stuck off your bike due to a minor issues and avoid accidents from lack of proper maintenance. Learn a brief hands-on overview of Brake, Shifting adjustment and Wheel maintenance (no building) with the remaining classes in this 4-part series. I Can Handle That! Hands-on bicycle maintenance for... Continue Reading →
This is what I get for having not-black-shoes. Bike grease, you are a harsh mistress. Plus I love Doc Martens!
One of these bikes is parked correctly on BART, the other is not. Can you tell which is which? Hint: Should a bike take up 5 seats on the BART even if the train isn't packed? I love bikes, but seriously!
-Written by BL Brown Here we offer tips and stories of how to find problems on your bike, to help you have a well maintained bike. You don't have to be a professional mechanic to understand what is happening when something goes wrong, but it's nice to know how serious an issue may be and... Continue Reading →
Have you heard of Lilly Yokoi? Once called the Greatest Bicycle Acrobat. Check her out in this 1965 video and for more information check out: http://www.circopedia.org/Lilly_Yokoi
Check out the upcoming "I Can Handle That!" hands-on bike mechanic workshop series for women and gender variant folx. A collaboration with Bike East Bay all workshops will be hosted at Spokeland. Registration required for all workshops. First upcoming is the I Can Handle That: Fix a Flat workshop on March 18th. Please click here... Continue Reading →
Our first video! More to come throughout the year. If you are interested in helping star as a mechanic, shoot video or donate music for a future video please contact Binky @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
A few weeks ago I made a post on Facebook reaching out to the biking community for help. My bike needed new or used wheels (new to me) after mine became immediately unusable. The response from the community was so great and appreciated! Now my bike is up and running and ready to ride. Thanks... Continue Reading →