Author: bike stig

Stig is our resident thrasher/reviewer. He always wanted to be a writer but it turned out that he was really good at other things like shredding hills on his MTB and turning a mean wrench! Guess he'll just continue to ride his bike, build bikes, build websites, and dream about being an author.

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Confidence Pro Bike Adjustable Repair Stand Review

The Confidence Pro Adjustable Repair Stand is an inexpensive, yet sturdy workstand, that can be folded up and stored away. Its versatility and adjustablity make it a great buy for someone looking for workstand for light repairs or cleaning and like the convenience of easy set-up and portability.

Feedback Sports Recreational Repair Stand Review

The Feedback Sports Recreational Repair Stand is a no-frills repair stand offered at an affordable price and also comes with a 1 year warranty. It's durability and stability make it a great buy for the bike enthusiast looking to make light repairs at home.

Conquer Bike Mechanic Adjustable Repair Stand Review

For the hobbyist not looking to break the bank, the Bike Mechaninc Adjustable Repair Stand is a good option. Its quick release height adjustability and sturdy tripod legs help make this stand a good choice for getting lighter jobs done.

Topeak Prepstand Elite Repair Stand Review

A well-designed, low weight, foldable stand that offers a lot of high end features, without the high end price tag. It’s quick adjustability, strong construction and stability make the Topeak Prepstand Elite Repair Stand a great buy not only for cyclists wanting to do repairs or maintenance at …

Topeak Joe Blow Sport II Review

The JoeBlow Sport II is one of the highest selling floor pumps across multiple stores due to it's consistent performance and durability.

Spin Doctor Pro G3 Work Stand Review

For the home bike mechanic, the Spin Doctor Pro G3 Work Stand is a fantastic, foldable repair stand. While being sturdy and stable, it's adjustability makes it one of the most versatile stands around. Easy set-up and take down means less time wasted and more time doing what …

Essential Tools: Chain Checker or Bike Chain Gauge

There are a lot of bike wrenches out there who would argue that a chain checker isn't necessary. Most recommend replacing your chain every 1500-3000 miles depending on the brand - here's what we think.