Elementary things – terms, fitting, buying tips…
The page for reader questions and my answers – for the year 2023
For a given budget, is it better to buy a new, or a used bicycle? Which one of those gives you more bang for the buck in the long run?
My thoughts about the mailing list (newsletter), and website monetization (adverts)
How to ask for help and advice when buying a new or a used bicycle?
How to upload and add an image to a comment on this website
About science, (des)information, and freedom of speech
Mounting more modern wheels, derailleurs and forks on an old, or vintage frame, in order to make a cheap, and durable bicycle that’s easy to maintain.
Is buying a bicycle on Amazon a good idea? What are the pros and cons? Do they offer a wide range of good choices?
A homage to the late legend – Sheldon Brown. A great cycling and bicycle mechanics enthusiast, who was happy to share his vast knowledge.
My thoughts on the prices of bicycle service – are they too high, or too low, how much should that cost?
40 years long story about one bicycle, maintenance, upgrade, travels, and life…
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).
How to store a bicycle indoors, whether in a house, flat, or a garage. Different methods of hanging a bicycle explained and shown.
Explanation of the difference between the terms “accurate” and “precise”. They are similar, often used interchangeably, but technically different.
My thoughts on the job of a bicycle mechanic. Inspired by a post on bikeforums.net, from a man asking about getting into the businsess.
Why is the website called Bike Gremlin (bikegremlin.com)?
Explanation of gear inch and other units for expressing bicycle drivetrain effective gear ratios.
Explanation why I use Amazon affiliate links and Amazon on-line shop for recommending products for buying over the Internet.
Advantages and disadvantages of suspension elements (suspension forks, seatposts etc.) on bicycles.
Help when choosing a bicycle – answering the question “what (kind of) bicycle should I buy?”