The Golden Wrench

A blog about bicycle repair and maintenance by the mechanics at Freewheel Bike.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

joke of the day!

Q. How many bicycle mechanics does it take to screw in a light bulb?

A. 3, one to screw in the bulb and 2 to debate whether is it English or Italian threading.

Monday, June 26, 2017

DIY Shop up and running!!!!

Attention all Do it yourselfers!!!!
 Freewheel Bike located in the midtown bike center right off the Greenway just opened up it's DYI shop!!!

 $16 an hour get you access to a full range of bicycle specific tools, along with lubricants, solvents, cleaners, truing stands, torque wrenches and vises! 
Every thing a mechanic needs to get your two wheel steed up and ruining.
Keep in mind that this is a do-it-yourself area, there will be no professional mechanical assistance given. We do, however, offer various classes ranging from the simply flat fix to the complex overhaul of bearing systems.

So come on by the Midtown bike center and get your hands dirty!