Calvin's Corner

Mechanical musing and industry insights from Park Tool Director of Education Calvin Jones.

1 post found in June, 2006.

  • Why I Prefer the Older Rides

    My friends say that I seem to prefer older bikes, and, in fact, they're right. I do like the older machines, but only for myself. Actually, I love the newer technologies. Hydraulic braking systems, electronic shifting, 10-speed rear cassettes, carbon frames and components of all kinds are fascinating. Learning new skills, new service technology, and then applying your knowledge is what appeals to me as a mechanic.

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