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Inspect Bicycle for cracks in frame. Here we see a crack the the head tube.

Inspect Bicycles: The cracked head-tube

What a Bicycle Assembly Mechanic May Encounter Not all new bicycles are perfect out of the box. In fact, manufacture defects can happen. It is part of the BAM certified bicycle assemblers job to inspect bicycles and spot these issues. The cracked head-tube revealed when the BAM inspects the bicycle. A great example is a…
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The Blind Hole: Bearing Pulling Made Easy

Not all wheel hub servicing is old school. Some present you with a blind hole. Many newer more expensive bicycles are build using hub assemblies requiring pressed-in bearings. These hubs can create an extraction challenge that will require you to go down the blind hole. By definition a “blind hole” refers to a hole that…
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Central Alberta Bicycle School gives a nod to BikeCAD Pro

New workshop introduces students to the bicycle frame designing software, BikeCAD Pro CABS the hands-on bicycle mechanic school located in Millet, Alberta has announced a course using BikeCAD Pro, the bicycle designing software. “Fitting riders to the perfect bicycle is an important service bicycle mechanics can provide riders.” said Brian Hahn, instructor at the Central…
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CABS Standard Introduced for Bicycle Mechanics

In Canada, bicycle mechanics have not been formalized. Provincial or the Federal government have yet to interfered in the cycling industry through regulations. This fact alone is a credit to bicycle suppliers, retailers and service centres. That’s because a high level of self regulation is practiced. This is due, in part, to the pride many…
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