The bike mechanic is the hero of every rider. Using his/her knowledge and expertise to eliminate those creaks and squeals, and transforming your run down donkey into your well-oiled trusty steed. But your bike mechanic’s life is not always an easy one, where he/she has a lot of reasons for being so grumpy.
Not only does his/her hands always smell like oil, and his/her feet ache from standing all day, he/she is forever fighting for respect from clients who believe they know better than him/her. Because no one likes a grumpy bike mechanic, next time you are booking your bicycle in for its next service here are a few do’s and don’ts to keep your bike mechanic happy: (more…)