Not all bike maintenance…

…takes place on the bike.

Wheel full 70px I was knocking sand off my shoes the other day when I was getting ready to leave Oregon Inlet campground.  This caught my eye.

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Wheel full 70px I called a bike shop: Island Cycles, down the Outer Banks in Avon, North Carolina.  John, the proprietor, said he was closing early to clean up damage at home left by the recent hurricane, but would leave a replacement screw on his porch if he wasn’t going to be there.

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Wheel full 70px He hadn’t left by the time I arrived, and so I bought three of these.

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Wheel full 70px He installed the screw, made sure all the others were tight, and I was on my way.

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Wheel full 70px I’m heading for Wilmington, North Carolina today. It’ll be my last full day in this great state.

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