From regular maintenance for optimum performance to emergency repairs, this illustrated guide is the perfect handbook for beginners and experienced cyclists alike.
The Bike Repair Manual is packed with insightful information on the anatomy and functioning of all types of bikes – road, racing, mountain, hybrid, BMX, and children's.
Step-by-step sequences show you how to carry out repairs, from vital servicing to improving your bike’s performance both on and off-road. Learn how to maintain the main elements, such as brakes, drivetrain, and steering, as well as the complex components, including hub gears, hydraulic brakes, and suspension forks. Detailed chapters cover everything from the correct, safe way to set up your bike and the must-have kit for successful repairs to troubleshooters for keeping your bike in top form.
Featuring easy-to-follow photographic tutorials and handy add-ons, such as a step locator and toolbox, Bike Repair Manual is the essential guide for every cyclist.
About the Author
As an author and journalist with extensive technical knowledge of bikes, gained over many years as a bike-shop owner and racer of road, track, mountain, and cyclocross bikes, Chris Sidwells has written on a range of cycling-related subjects. Chris also writes and photographs for magazines including Cycling Weekly, Cycle Sport, and Cycling Active. He is based in the UK.