Joel LaChance: A Shade Tree Mechanic

If you’re traveling through New Haven’s East Rock neighborhood some morning, you might see a man pulling a red wagon loaded with bicycle tools.

That’s Joel LaChance, the Goatville Cyclesmith, who also painted on his wagon: “a shade tree mechanic.”

He really does work under the shade of a tree, at the corner of Orange and Cottage streets. But LaChance also wears a straw hat to shield his face from the sun.

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