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Understanding Bike Gears and Shifting

August 15, 2016 7:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re new to biking and want to take advantage of this fun and convenient method of travel, you’ll want to make sure you’re fully familiar with bike gears and what each gear does. Read on for some specifics, then if you’re in need of bike parts before you hop on a bike in Boca Raton, FL, visit our friendly, knowledgeable team at Bicycle Doctor Inc. – House Calls! Gear basics Bikes have gears so that you can pedal with overall ease regardless of terrain. The majority of bikes have from 7 to 11 gears in the back, while two... View Article

In Memory of Our Dad, Walter Kelley

August 1, 2016 7:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Our father and ALS Though he is no longer with us, our father, Walter Kelley, lives on in our hearts. We honor his life and accomplishments and admire his bravery during his battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS is also often called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and over time takes away a person’s ability to speak, walk, swallow and breathe. There is no known cure. After a diagnosis, a person typically lives from two to five years. In most cases, a family history of ALS is not present. Approximately 30,000 people in the United... View Article