Author: Brian

Brian Newold has been wrenching on bikes for well over 20 years. There isn't much that he hasn't seen or worked on in the biking world. He has owned his own shop but prefers to just work as a mechanic. It's where he finds the most happiness.

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How to Repair a Flat Tire on a Bicycle

Let’s talk about how to fix a flat bike tire. Repairing a bicycle tire on the road may seem like a daunting task, but it is actually quite simple. Experienced bicyclists know that being prepared can mean the difference between being delayed or being completely stranded.Before hitting the …

33 Strava Tools Reviewed | Mega List of Strava Tools & Add-ons

Do you want to get most out of your training? If you want to improve, you need an easy way to track and measure your various stats for each training activity. At its core, that’s what Strava is, an activity tracker. But it does more than just record. …

Which Bike Tools do You Need? – BIKE SHOP LIFE

I work at a pretty busy bike shop.  Our shop sponsors a team and a group riding club.  There are always people coming in and out with odd bike fixes and questions. Over the coming weeks I’ll do a Q & A series around some of the most …