This edition of The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair has been updated and revised to offer latest information and changes to bike maintenance. This four hundred and sixteen paged book comes very handy whether you own a vintage or the latest bike model and it can be utilized by both professional and novice bikers to provide information that will help them keep their bikes in shape for a longer use. This book has been helping cyclists for more than twenty years.
Armed with this book, you will be able to quickly troubleshoot and identify most common issues relating to usage of bikes, access to about four hundred and fifty pictures and about forty diagrams that illustrates in an orderly manner, steps to carry out common maintenance task and it’s so easy to understand that a total novice can start making repairs. It also comes with a list phone numbers and websites of different manufacturers of parts and components. This sixth edition is the latest and includes information on carbon fork designs and kits.
The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair is a nice book which tries in a simple way to present the rudiments of maintenance and repair as regards to bicycles. It helps you with knowledge on how to efficiently utilize you bike to bring out the best from it. It is written well, with all the basic information that provides details on components and parts whether it’s a hybrid, road or mountain bike. Even for a novice, this piece contains a lot of well research illustrations and explains how the components work, why they work in relation with other parts and various available others that can be substituted without compromising safety.
However, the picture quality of most of the photographs in this book is not well displayed especially for the kindle version. This book has been updated six times to reflect changes in the bicycle manufacturing world and it follows the trend and details them out in a well to understand manner.
It is available on both kindle and paperback depending on your reading preference.
This book is definitely a great asset in a biker’s library and if you want to start working on your bike yourself, this is the book for you.