A lot of bike enthusiasts are learning that a solid bike repair stand, some good-quality tools and a little know-how quickly pay for themselves by eliminating maintenance and basic repairs at the shop. If you’re thinking about joining those ranks, here are some tips on choosing a bike repair stand that’s right for you.
Thinking about joining the growing number of off-road trailer enthusiasts? If you plan to purchase your own trailer, here’s a concise buyer’s guide to off-road, overlanding focused trailers.
“There’s an app for that.” Seems like you hear that all the time, right? Well, now there’s a bike maintenance app that you won’t want to be without. Bike Doctor, from our friends over at London Cyclist, has a polished, professional look that’s matched by its functionality and ease of use. Seriously, when was the last time you packed a repair manual for a day trek? But if you have your phone, you have all the know-how you need to deal with a mechanical issue.
Manufacturing product in southwestern Wisconsin, roughly just ten miles north of Dubuque, IA is 1upUSA. Calling the town of Dickeyville home, they are bringing fame to this little town. Well known for their trainers and rollers, 1upUSA also makes some of the best bicycle racks. The 1upUSA Heavy Duty Double Bicycle Quik Rack 2″ Hitch Carrier ($609) is just that…one of the best bicycle racks on the market. Read on to find out why.