How To Build A Home Bicycle Workshop

Cyclist magazine 13 Apr 2021 Doing it yourself won’t just give you a sense of smug satisfaction, it’ll save you time and cash too Take a peek in the workshop of your local bike shop and you may be left dumbstruck. There’ll be strange-looking tools hanging from walls, bikes stripped down and hanging from stands, pots of brightly coloured fluids sitting on worktops, oily rags, latex gloves… To the untrained eye, it may look like there’s serious alchemy at work, but the truth is if you can assemble a flat-packed Ikea wardrobe, with a little know-how you can keep your bike in fine fettle too. In fact, the business of bicycle maintenance has never been simpler, thanks to manufacturers making components easier than ever to service and install. The only limiting factor will be the time it takes to do the job yourself. But seeing as any decent bike shop ...

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