Whether you bicycle for fun, fitness or transportation, you need this book!
Whether you bicycle for fun, fitness or transportation, you need this book! Whether you ride a road bike or a mountain bike, whether it's the latest carbon fibre model or a steel classic, keep it on the road for longer with this comprehensive guide to bicycle maintenance. If you need to service your suspension, bleed your hydraulics, adjust your gears, or true your wheels but don't know a headset from a bottom bracket, this book will take you through, step-by-step. It will even tell you how to keep oil off the carpet. Troubleshooting sections help quickly identify and correct common problems and the author offers a wealth of essential tips and tricks guaranteed to be useful for even the most seasoned cyclist. You will find knowing how to fix your bicycle will save time, money and possibly prevent injuries, too. Up-to-date, easy-to-follow and comprehensive, this is the ultimate bike mechanic's companion. Remember, the key to success lies not in knowing the answers to everything, but in knowing where to find them...
Todd Downs has more than 16 years' experience as a professional mechanic. He's built wheels and prepared bikes for professional competition and works with Volvo-Campagnolo Race Service. He also serves as an editor of MTBJournal.com.
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