Preparing the Bikes for More Sunny Times

Spring is here, bringing life back into blossom. And so it got time to bring the bikes out again and fix a couple more of them. In winter Zsuzsanna already took care of all of them with some help of Nimi (see bottom-photo), but the snow and cold brought new damage to most of them.

That's why today Ellen, Brian (patching an inner-tube for the first time in his life) and I took care of that and fixed Katherine, Black&Orange (which is now called Tripy), Mama, MyBike and Jaap's Bike. Bikes that remain are Hugo (we need to paint sunflowers on them, and give the chain an oil-bath) Pyjamas (replacing the butter) and Long-Distance (fixing a front-wheel and the lock). And when that's done, we are back to ten bikes, including Pirate and Dumpster Monster. Yah!

bike fixing yeah

Hooray, we now have 12,5 working bikes. After three weekly bike-repairing days we finally got all bikes working minus two. As it was the third Thursday today that we were fixing bikes (this time it was Shaun and me) outside of the house, we had more people stopping over to ask if we could help them with their bikes. So we helped two neighboors with their bikes, and we even had a lady stopping to ask if we could repair some of her bikes for some small cash.

the working bikes we currently have are: