Bikesmith provides specialized components, tools
and design services that are outside the scope of the
typical bicycle shop.

If you need "normal" repairs or parts, there are
many fine bike shops in the area.

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There has been a problem lately with a few emails not getting through to Bikesmith. If you do not receive a response within 2 days, assume I did not get your email. Please re-send it or phone me @ 612-710-9593. BUT NOT WHILE DRIVING!!!
Over the last 18 years I have helped about 2,000 people, with an amazing variety of bikes and reasons for needing short cranks. Whatever your problem, I've probably seen it before. If not, I love a new challenge.

For installation and removal of crank cotters on vintage bikes.

Crank Cotters Crank Cotters

High quality ALGI cotters from France
Crank Arm Shortening Crank Cotters
It may be possible to shorten your current cranks.
Few can be shortened, let me know what you have.
Bottom Bracket Cup Tool
For English 3 Speeds
(and others)

For hard to remove BB cups with shallow 5/8" flats.
Such as found on old English 3 speeds and
cheap department store bikes like Magnas.
$25 (or $20 if bought with a press)
Tools: For Removing and Installing Modern
Cranks and Bottom Brackets
(Plus a few others)

Page under construction, just ask.
I have a dwindling supply of vintage Sturmey Archer parts.

To make payment by Credit Card: I can't take card info over the phone. I will send you a PayPal invoice. When you open the invoice, click on [Pay Invoice] and you will be offered the option to pay by PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.