In various stages of (dis)repair

In the past week, we’ve been quite busy building out the the space — along with the Wipe & Lube party, we’ve gathered some friendly Commonwheelers to dig out the basement, donate bikes and bike stands, put up pegboard and tools, organized some of our miscellany, and (most fun) stripping about 30 donated bikes to assess usability.

Photo Bomb:

Bottom Bracket Check

Yahir and Bill checking the bottom bracket

Open Bottom Bracket

A good view of a grimy bottom bracket

 

Eric wipin his chain

Erin, cleaning his Schwinn Madison

Yahir and his full-suspension box store bike

Yahir and his full-suspension box store bike

Nate pulling off a fork

Nate pulling off a rusty fork

Michelle wiping

Melissa cleaning her whip, "Disco Puma"

mook lube

Mooky wipin' and lubin'

george lube

George, showing off his newly wiped down Jamis

ta da

Rust off the chain, grease on the hands

Welding

Elias, welding on some new brake mounts

Merch table

donations, instructions, posters, maps, stickers, and beers

And a good time had by all!

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