One thing that all shade-tree mechanics have in common is a lust for tools. How many times do we tell ourselves that “if we just had ‘so and so,’ this whole job would be sooooo much easier…” Since most of us don’t have a ton to spend on extra tools, we find ourselves getting the job done with what we have. But what if there was a wealth of quality cheap tools available, at far below the market value? Would you go for it? Well, I would, and I do! » Read more..
Archive for Nuts & Bolts
I had a couple people ask whether we were shipping the Mighty Fine tail light with a mount. The problem is, there are far too many options for us to provide just the right fit for every bike and build. But making a mount is quick and easy… » Read more..
After a fair amount of goofing on the boys, they proved us all wrong by getting this Puch Moped rebuilt, running smooth, and looking good. It took some fiddling, some diagnostic work and some patience, but they got this thing pretty slick… » Read more..
OK. It’s well known that bike garages get filled up with some weird shit. But Mopeds? Come on! Jarred and Christian arrived at the shop yesterday with 2 non-running Puch Mopeds, with the goal of fixing them for the masses… » Read more..
A while back, Jarred had a photographer friend drop off a 1974 Honda MT250 Elsinore for repair. The bike was gorgeous, but need a little TLC to bring it back to its former glory, and a few things added to make it road legal… » Read more..