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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Why do Bicycle Helmets Expire?

I’ve had a few bicycles in my time and used one helmet for a long time without replacing it. I wondered if I needed to replace it, so I did some research and thought I’d write this helpful article about why bicycle helmets expire. So, why do bicycle …

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 …