Cyclist’s Guide to the Galaxy!

Bicycle riding techniques, mechanics, and security

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Website for those who are into bicycles – whether you are a beginner, an experienced cyclist, or a mechanic.
Which bicycle should I buy, how to patch a punctured tyre, tune a derailleur, replace the chain, how to brake,
securely lock my bike, ride safely in traffic…



You don’t depend on others.
Especially during the spring and summer bicycle service shop overload.

It's Zen-like...

It’s Zen-like.
Fixing a bike is a joy, and it helps with fine motor skills and logical thinking development.


Your skills and confidence grow with each successful repair. Why should a flat tyre mean the end of the ride for the day?

Saves money

It saves money.
Though, as your skills improve, you will be looking for better tools. Good tools aren’t cheap and complicated repairs can take time.

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Tutorials, bicycle and tool reviews, questions and answers, vlog

How to PROPERLY shift gears on a bicycle?
Cup and cone hub service (overhaul) - how-to
Vintage bicycle frame with modern parts?

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to write only what I really think about any product or service. Companies listed under “Partners” understand and support this.

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Questions and answers, and consulting

An explanation why it’s BikeGremlin and Mostly harmless™. 🙂
If you have any other questions, you can leave a comment in the comments field at the bottom of every article, or use the Questions & Answers page. For urgent situations when you need help “in real-time,” you can use the Consulting page.