Category Archives: Just Ask Jack

Just Ask Jack — Tools for the New Commuter?

Megan sent in the following question: “My husband has started riding his bike to work. I am wondering if there is a set of tools that he should have at…

Just Ask Jack — Modern Shifting on a Classic Bike?

Bernard sent in the following question: “I have a steel touring bike from 1984. I love the bike because of the all-day comfort these old frames offer, but the 6-speed…

Just Ask Jack — Lights At Night?

A reader sent in the following question: If you ride at night, what would you consider to be most important: 1. To be lit on the front 2. To be…

Just Ask Jack — When to Replace Cables?

An anonymous reader sent in the following question: “How often should I replace my cables?” Well, that’s an excellent question! There are no hard and fast rules about replacing your…

Just Ask Jack — Quick Release Fenders?

John, also known as Moveitfred By Bike sent in the following question: “Do you have any recommendations for fenders? I’m looking for something that’s easy on and off for a…