06/23/19 Open lab log

06/23/19 (LEO, MARTHA) Weather: Sunny, hot, 80’s Pretty busy time today, met a lot of fun people of all ages with all sorts of bikes and bike questions. Everyone is always super-enthusiastic about riding and what they’re learning when they stop by. Emmy had emailed ahead to ask what might be needed for a flat tire on a child’s bike, and arrived with a new tube of the right size. We tried patching it, but then learned there were other holes, and moved on to install a new tube. Both…

06/16/19 Open lab log

06/16/19 (LEO, ROMAN, MARTHA) Weather: Light rain, 70’s Not a very nice day outside today, but we have lots of great space indoors, and knew of at least two bikes headed our way.           Erin crashed into into a tree last fall (he was okay), and he wanted to check it over before riding it again.               Carol hadn’t used her bike in a while, and was pretty happy to stop by and get some help readying it for riding….

06/09/19 Open lab log

06/09/19 (LEO, ALAN, MARTHA) Weather: Sunny, low 80’s Nice summer weather today, with a nice variety of issues to work on. See below for an overview. Name of visitor Reason for visit Action taken Chris and Kara Brakes Brake adjustment Ryan Low tire pressure Pump up tire(s) Unknown Gears Derailleur adjustment Jay Bike check Overall bike check, will be back Jacob Gears Other Paul from Malden Local biking guidance Chat about local biking resources and customs Cary Low tire pressure Pump up tire(s) Emily Chain issue,Lubrication Lube Laura Gears,Lubrication Derailleur…