Professional writer Kat Jahnigen was 2 miles from the nearest village – and roughly 2,310 miles – from the nearest English-speaking town – when her bike tire burst. At that time, she was a college student on a bike trip across the desolate, rocky island of Crete. It suddenly occurred to her that it would’ve been good to learn some basic bike repairs before setting off on a solo bike trip. We’ll skip over the humiliation and frustration of the incident and sum up by saying: she never made that particular mistake again!
Since then, Kat has worked in bicycle shops in Colorado and New Mexico and picked up some mechanical knowledge along the way. Now, she writes about everything, including biking, and does most of her own bike repairs! Check out her website at writehire.net. (Link: https://writehire.net/)