The Bike Book

The Bike Book Complete Bicycle Maintenance

7th edition

Hardback (24 Mar 2017)

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  • 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.

Book information

ISBN: 9781785211348
Publisher: Haynes Publishing
Imprint: Haynes
Pub date:
Edition: 7th edition
DEWEY: 629.28772
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 14709
Number of pages: 193
Weight: 870g
Height: 274mm
Width: 218mm
Spine width: 16mm