General Bike FAQs & Info

A place to address general information and frequently asked questions regarding bike tools, parts, supplies and techniques.

Tools4Bikes Velovise Portable Bike Repair and Maintenance Stand

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Introducing Velovise, the incredibly portable bike workstand for all avid cyclists from beginner to experienced professional shop mechanic. Velovise is revolutionizing bike maintenance and repair by making cumbersome, difficult to transport and space-consuming traditional bike repair stands obsolete. Weighing only 4 lbs. (1.8 kg) and with box dimensions of 29 x 11 x 11cm, Velovise is small…

VAR Fine Bike Tools & Supplies Catalogue

From France, VAR is internationally known for their vast range of fine bike tools and supplies for the very discerning to the novice bike mechanic. SlideWright has a good cross section of available VAR Bike Tools in stock with the ability (like many of our products) to custom order others not found in stock. Here…

ParkTool Bike Repair Help and Education

ParkTool has an excellent bike repair resource library. It is a great reference for the DIYer to learn and apply the numerous techniques while maintaining your bike(s). Check it out and gain more confidence tackling an array of tasks which are easier than you may think. You can also purchase the Big Blue Book of…