Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair

Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair

Book - 2012
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Keep your bike on the road for the long haul! Whether you're training, competing, or simply riding for fun, a properly tuned bike is essential to performance, efficiency, and safety. That's where Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair comes in.

Author Daimeon Shanks takes a straightforward "you can do it" approach to maintaining and repairing your bike so it's ready to go when you are.

Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair provides simple step-by-step instructions, accompanied by up-close photos, illustrations, and advice, for more than 100 repairs. You'll learn these skills and more:

* Adjust derailleurs and troubleshoot shifting problems.

* True your wheels and tweak your hubs for a silky-smooth ride.

* Install caliper, cantilever, or V-brakes.

* Repair a broken chain on the roadside.

* Fix flats in no time flat.

* Maintain pedals and cleats for efficiency and comfort.

* Install or adjust a headset.

* Install handlebars, including aero bars and flat bars.

* Adjust your saddle for a perfect fit.

* Determine if a triple crankset is right for you.

So spend more time in the saddle and less time and money in costly repair shops. Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repai r is the one guide no cyclist should be without!

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2012.
ISBN: 9781450407076
Characteristics: xiii, 207 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.


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