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Professional Bicycle Mechanic Services


Our Mechanic
Jorge Crespo
(773) 441-9998
allpowefuljorge@yahoo.com

Jorge is a dedicated, experienced, skilled, professional bicycle mechanic and will travel with us on all of our events throughout the entire ride! He has over 25 years of experience as a bike mechanic working in such prestigous Chicago bike shops as Cycle Smithy, Kozy's, and Performance Bike.

On the road he will address any mechanical problems so you can continue to ride that day, and after the end of the ride he will also be available in town at the main lodging site to address any problems so so can be assured that both you and your bike will be at your best and fully ready to ride the next day.

All payments for all mechanical services, parts, and accessories should be made directly to our mechanic.

Communications
Our mechanic will be on call via his own individual cell phone and you should call him directly with all requests for mechanical support. His cell phone number will be printed directly on all printed regsitration materials, including all cue sheets and maps.

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Parts and Accessories
Our mechanic will have a wide variety of parts and accessories available to handle most mechanical problems encountered! If you prefer to do your own work on your bicycle, parts and accessories will also be available for purchase on their own directly from him, particularly tubes and tires.

Bicycle Illinois and Bike Wisconsin branded merchandise will also be available for purchase from our mechanic in each stopping town.

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Parts and accessories are not included in any mechanical repair services, flat or hourly, and will be billed separately.

Tools and Supplies
Participants may not use any of our mechanic's tools or supplies to do their own work due to insurance regulations and to prevent loss and abuse. This includes the use of floor pumps and chain lube in the morning.

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Regular and Preventative Maintenance
Our mechanic will only provide services to address specific mechanical problems and will not perform or provide the tools or supplies to address any type of regular or preventative maintenance or inspection action, other than as part of the paid pre-ride inspection service before the first riding day. This includes such things as daily tire inflation, chain lube, or other lubrication. If you need to have these actions performed by our mechanic you will need to pay him to have them performed.

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Bike Shops
Our mechanic can also utilize the resources of local bike shops when available in our stopping towns such as if we need any parts, tools, or services he can't handle himself.

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