Timelapse: The Pros & Cons Of Bicycle Maintenance

Well here’s a blast from the past that I found in the dusty archives of a back-up hard drive. This is a forgotten-about video I made in the summer of 2009 of me putting my then-singlespeed bike “Le Noir” up on the stand and doing a pretty thorough frontyard strip to update some of its wornout componentry (including the bottom bracket, pedals, seat, tires, and chain). Sadly, all this work was for naught as little more than a month later the frame started exhibiting some disturbing flex and was replaced.