Tips & Tricks: August is tune- up time

After all those springtime miles and summer rambles, August is an opportune time to visit your local bike shop.  Shopping for a new ride seems more leisurely during those doldrum days;   and less demand on the mechanics could net you a quicker turnaround for repairs and maintenance.  The start  of school days will bring a rush, and a feel of fall in the air will soon blow away any vestige of slack's the time.