Wrench & Roll Collective provides repair and educational services by trained mechanics and Licensed Certified Cycling Instructors. LCI certification by the League of American Bicyclists, the only national bicycle instructor certification program currently available in the United States. Bicycle maintenance and repair training ongoing through Shimano, PBMA, and other manufacturer training programs.
Getting Started: Start with a manageable distance. An errand, a friend’s home, or short trip. Any gear is the right gear. IF clothing or equipment becomes an issue, realize that at some point in the future, you can afford that extra item- pannier, basket, or clothing item. Be visible- wear visible clothing, use bright tail Read more about Commuting[…]
“Get up off the couch,” or “Leave the keys and grab a helmet,” or “if you think you can’t, you’re right!” linger along the trail of taking the road less active. Finding a way to motivate ourselves to do something, anything, that resists the steady force against our health and well being does not come Read more about Activate a goal![…]
New generations of bicycle activities continues to add new elements to riding. Whether you look at 12, 18, 21, 27, 30, or 33 gear bicycles or fixed gear bikes ushering in new events such as bike polo, there will always be adventures to be enjoyed in bicycling. Adventure cycling, like folk music, includes a wide Read more about Adventuring or Bikepacking![…]
“Considering the constant fatalities, rampant pollution, and exorbitant costs of ownership, there is no better word to characterize the car’s dominance than insane.” Edward Humes America’s infatuation with driving may be a lust for speed, or we just developed and continue to maintain a dependency born out of convenience! Europe and the US differ greatly Read more about Car-centric America, Why?[…]
Buying a bike can be as big a deal as a new car, or TV, or a new cell phone. Lots to consider! Doing some homework will pay off when buying a bike. The benefit will be a bike that fits properly and comfortably, whether the purpose is to learn to ride, mountain biking, commuting, Read more about Buying a Bike[…]