Bike Tech At 7 Weeks

Greetings and As-Salaam Alaikum! We are now at seven weeks of Bike Tech! I have been working with two, sometimes three young brothers that are serious about rebuilding their own bikes! The bikes are now stripped of all parts and sanded smooth. This weekend we are priming and, depending on the weather and how fast …

Mechanical Engineering 101 (or how to rebuild a bike)

Greetings and As-Salaam Alaikum! Today was the first day of practicing what I preach since 2012! Man, I can’t believe it’s been six years and I am six years older! This time I am starting out with teaching youth how to rebuild bikes. Today we started disassembling them. We got as far as the sprockets …