A homage to the late legend – Sheldon Brown. A great cycling and bicycle mechanics enthusiast, who was happy to share his vast knowledge.
There are screwdrivers that don’t slip (come out, “cam-out”) when unscrewing a tight screw. How to tell those, what are the differences?
My thoughts on the prices of bicycle service – are they too high, or too low, how much should that cost?
Display of malfunctioning, damaged, or broken bicycle parts, with brief explanations
Explanation of some widely used cycling industry patents that I consider bad, and/or unsafe
Cycling related legal provisions of Serbian traffic law. Is helmet obligatory? How to ride in traffic, etc.
How to use a bicycle for commuting to work, or to school? What kind of bicycle? How to dress? What to look (out) for?
Bicycle repair stand that I use – DIY made. Showing functions, dimensions and some details of how it was made.
Page dedicated to posting questions and giving answers to those questions – sort of an online consulting page if you like.
What to know, what to look (out) for when dealing with bicycle services and shops during peak season rush (Spring/early Summer).
Table with measured hub dimensions that are important for calculating optimal spoke length when building bicycle wheels
Table with a list of effective rim diameter (ERD) data that I have measured. Along with some other rim related data for bicycle wheel building.
Important hub dimensions that need to be taken in order to calculate the optimal spoke length for bicycle wheelbuilding. What to measure and how to do it.
How to measure effective rim diameter (ERD) and a datasheet with effective rim diameter of various rims. Knowing ERD matters for bicycle wheelbuilding.
How to true a bicycle wheel? How to build strong wheels? Which spokes and rims are the best? I give all these answers (and a bit more) here.
What I consider good cyclig goggles (glasses). With a review of a concrete model: Uvex 802 Variomatic.
How to transport a child, or children on a bicycle? What kinds of bicycle child seats and trailers exist, what are their pros and cons. My experience…
When to replace bicycle tyres? How to tell a tyre is worn? Should front and rear tyre be swapped occassionally? What to look out for?
How to store a bicycle indoors, whether in a house, flat, or a garage. Different methods of hanging a bicycle explained and shown.
Short text on how to prepare a bicycle for storage over the winter – and how to get it ready in the spring. First guest post on bikegremlin.
My thoughts on minimum safe distance for a car overtaking a bicycle. Should there be a law prescribing a minimum distance?
How to route housing and cables for bicycle shifters and brakes, so that it all works smoothly, precisely with as little friction as possible.
What standards for bicycle shifter and brake cables and housing exist. What are the differences. How to tell, what to pay attention to.
General information and my thoughts about electric scooters – i.e. electric kick scooters. What are the technical aspects to consider, pros and cons etc.
Custom made wheel for a great man. 🙂