So far this week I’ve had four bikes in with bent gear hangers. One owner knew the hanger was bent, another complained of a bad gear change, the other two were unaware.
A poorly LOOK 585 is now resplendent with a Dura-Ace C24 wheelset, new rear dérailleur, cassette and KMC chain following a full strip down and rebuild.
My wife rides a nice little black carbon number equipped with a Shimano 105 groupset. She’s recently been complaining that changing gear with the front dérailleur has been getting increasingly difficult.
You may have been as disappointed as me when the Tour de Yorkshire TV coverage failed on Saturday. It’s a miracle of technology that we get the pictures at all!
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Following a major workshop refit The Cycle Mechanic is back in business to serve the needs of serious road cyclists in north Lancashire and south Cumbria.
Yet another bottom bracket assembled using the wrong type of grease. In addition the bottom bracket had not been serviced for some time and was seized. Of course this one used plastic cups both sides and the plastic had deteriorated and lost its strength.
Lizzie Armitstead is back in the lead of the Women’s World Tour after winning the fifth round at the Tour of Flanders on Sunday.
No it’s not an April Fool! You’ll be very welcome to a brew of your choice when you visit The Cycle Mechanic as every problem is aided by a cup of tea. The cat’s not part of the deal though!
It doesn’t look like much has happened here but good progress has been made with the refurbishment. The workshop has been insulated and decorated.