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, Ill. ; Leeds : Human Kinetics, c2012
ISBN: 9781450407076
1450407072
Branch Call Number: 629 .28772 SHA
Characteristics: xiii, 207 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm

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