Longtime mechanic opens RockShox service center in Oregon

By Stephen Frothingham

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (BRAIN) — Former SRAM technical ambassador Andy Jones has opened a RockShox mountain bike suspension service center, Squish Dynamics, in Western Oregon. Jones, who has worked as a mechanic in the bike industry since 2003, specializes in routine maintenance, overhaul and tuning of RockShox suspension products, Reverb dropper posts and SRAM brakes.

Jones opened the 850 square-foot shop just outside of Eugene on August 22.

“During my time on the road, I noticed that a lot of shops aren’t doing this kind of work,” said Jones, who traveled all over the Western U.S. for SRAM, providing technical support at events and races and conducting technical clinics for retailers for five years. “It requires a big investment in time, specialty tools and training. If I can use my expertise to help them get their customers back on their bikes faster, everybody wins.”

Squish Dynamics is set up to receive work orders from retailers and consumers with a two-day turnaround. Jones offers retailers discounted pricing with enough room for a margin, freeing them up to focus on other repair work.

“As a small business, we have to allocate our resources to repairs that are in our wheel house,” said Justin Bezelj, …read more

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