04 February 2011

Bicycle Tire Repair for the Rest of Us

We recieved an email from Jonathan with a link to a simple, but effective, guide to changing a bicycle tire. As Jonathan puts it:

Your bicycle-as-appliance campaign inspired me to make this 10-minute video. I got frustrated by the many videos of flat-tire fixes demonstrated by guys in tight shorts. I have now proven for all time that you can indeed fix a tire while wearing jeans and sandals.

Great stuff. Kind of like the Bicycle Repair book I bought in Montreal recently. It is important to expand the imagery of cycling in order to include regular people if we are to move towards normalising the bicycle.

Thanks, Jonathan. Next time, do it in your pyjamas. :-)