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Month: July 2016

I Started a Bicycle Repair Business in My Family’s Garage

I Started a Bicycle Repair Business in My Family’s Garage

I remember starting out in my garage fixing the bicycles of my friends. My dad taught me how to repair just about everything. I was making a few dollars as a kid replacing tubes, tires, brake pads and adjusting handlebars and seats. I read every owner’s and repair manual I could find for every brand of bike. I started to make some custom bicycles when I learned to weld at 15. Then I worked for a company in the summer making carbon fiber frames. I learned a lot with that job. Now I use a paystub generator to keep track of the wages of the three people who work with me in my rented shop.

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