You'll Need... - a bike you're willing to part with
- some Allen wrenches - some regular wrenches - a machine belt (
1/2 the circumference of your wheel plus another 4 feet should be a good size.) - a bike trainer, or something else to hold the bike while you ride it
(Don't have one? Try a simplified version of this.
) - electrical tape
- a fire pit
- a way to hold up your front wheel and spit
(Our solution was to use two of the car jack pictured, because they could be adjusted.
- something to use as a spit
(Any clean metal rod over 1/4" in diameter works. make it as long as your fire pit is across, plus another 6".) - a way to connect your front axle and spit
(Ours were threaded the same way, so we used a nut from the bike. This doesn't have to be very sturdy.) - a bike stand, if you have one
(makes things monumentally