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When I was a kid, I loved working on things. My favorite victims back then were bicycles. I would turn mine upside down and use the handlebars and seat as a stand, exposing its underside to my critical eye. I inspected every gear and moving part until I could find something to adjust.
“Those pedals feel a little sticky. I can fix them,” I thought.
Father’s toolbox was my accomplice. First, ...