The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair
For Road & Mountain Bikes
By Todd Downs
(Rodale Books, Paperback, 9781605294872, 416pp.)
Publication Date: September 28, 2010
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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The fully revised and updated sixth edition of the best-selling guide to bike maintenance from the world’s leading authority on cycling
Whether they own the latest model or a classic with thousands of miles on it, beginner and experienced cyclists alike need a guide that will help them get their bikes out of the shop faster and keep them on the road longer. For more than 20 years, The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair by Todd Downs has done just that.
With troubleshooting sections to quickly identify and correct common problems, 450 photographs and 40 drawings to clarify all the step-by-step directions so even the complete neophyte can get repairs right the first time, and Web sites and phone numbers of bicycle and parts manufacturers, this is truly the ultimate bicycle repair and maintenance manual. Now better than ever, the newest edition contains the latest information on component kits and carbon fork specifications.
TODD DOWNS has been a self-taught, full-time wrench since 1989. Downs has been published in Dirt Rag magazine. He lives in Austin, TX.
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