Mechanic Tip: Be Prepared For Flats

Each week during National Bike Month, we will offer tips for maintaining your bike.

Photo: oskay, cc
Photo: oskay, cc

Always be prepared for more than one flat on a ride. The roads around Juneau can be a minefield of tire puncturing debris, and carrying a tube as well as a patch kit, or just two tubes can mean the difference between completing your ride and calling for a roadside pick up!

A good flat kit includes:

by Collin Wigfield-Gorka

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