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Archive for April 2011


Loose Bearings

"My extreme dislike for loose bearings burns with the passion of a thousand suns." partial quote David wedzel.


Prices are on the rise..Get the bike out and ride. But you may need a tune-up first. Don't want to drive your bike to a shop for a repair or tune-up? No worries! Save your gas money and let us come and pick up your bicycle. We'll service it and deliver it as well. Free pick up and delivery in Royal Oak and the surrounding areas.


bike tent

This bike trailer is said to be available at target I have't yet found it, but would love to give it a try.


Earth day

Happy earth day. Unplug your computer and go ride a bike.

Random tip tuesday

Don't use an old style shimano freewheel on campagnolo, shimano Dura Ace or similar hubs it comes off only after removing axle from other side. Sutherland.

Original tail whip


Little Yellow

Were thinking about adding to our fleet. Introducing Little Yellow.


Random tip Tuesday

Do not use the park tool crank extractor on pre 1982 stronglight cranks. Have a nice day. Sutherland

Red Planet Bicycle Collective

The Red Planet Bicycle Collective mission is to mobilize the Seven Mile and Woodward area by providing access to donated bikes, tools and parts, and teach bicycle repair. Through hands on workshops the community will learn road safety and how to build and maintain a bicycle.

For more info check out Fireweed Universe City...

Please email MARS.IS.LOVE@GMAIL.COM to donate or with questions....

Please bring any donations to INNATE HEALING ARTS CENTER, 18700 Woodward Ave Detroit MI, 48203

4 blocks south of Seven Mile Rd on Woodward.


Off the Beaten Track

The Thunderdrome was highlighted in this months Bicycling Magazine .

For decades, an old cycling treasure lay buried in one of Detroit's most godforsaken neighborhoods. Then one day, someone rediscovered it.



By Mike Magnuson

HGC Free delivery zone

The red shaded area represents communities that Big Yellow will pick up repairs for free.