Bike Book: Complete Bicycle Maintenance

Author(s): James Witts

Cycling

Now in its 23rd year of publication, The Bike Book continues to be a bestseller. Compiled by a new author, this seventh edition is a major update to include all new developments in the cycling world along with a thorough check and revision of all existing material. New photography together with a refreshed page design offer the reader a user-friendly and contemporary manual - but still with the clear step-by-step approach for which Haynes is famous.

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James Witts is a sports journalist who edited the UK's biggest and best-selling multisport magazine, 220 Triathlon, transforming it from a loss-making publication into one of Immediate Media's most profitable titles.

Choosing a bike: different types of bike, correct sizing and setting up. Routine maintenance and repair: lubrication, adjustment, cleaning, repairing punctures, tyre care, chains, cables and brake pads. Braking systems: rim and disc brakes. Drive train: chains, cables, derailleurs, sprockets and cassettes, chainsets, bottom brackets, hub gears, gear shifters. Contact points: saddles, seat posts, bars and stems, pedals, toe clips, straps and clipless pedals. Wheels: adjustable-cone hubs, sealed-bearing hubs, spoke replacement and truing. Frames, forks, steering and suspension: frame materials and design, suspension fork strip and set-up, headset strip, adjustment and replacement, full-suspension bearing replacement. Safety, security and accessories: mudguards, racks, panniers, computers, bells, seatpost bags. Appendix: gear ratios, torque settings, chain types, tyre and rim combinations, Shimano, Sram and Campagnolo compatability, fault-finding.

General Fields

  • : 9781785211348
  • : J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • : J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • : April 2017
  • : 270mm X 210mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 629.28772
  • : 216
  • : James Witts
  • : Hardback
  • : 7th Revised edition