Bike Repair and Maintenance For Dummies

Author: Dennis Bailey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 360

View: 187

Learn how to handle repairs by yourself, at home or on the road to ensure top performance and keep your bike in working order.

Bike Repair and Maintenance

Author: Christopher Wiggins

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Transportation

Page: 304

View: 398

BRAND NEW TOPIC AND TITLE IN FULL-COLOR At first glance, a bicycle appears to be a very simple machine. However, today's bicycles are complex, and for the person who is passionate about cycling, keeping a bicycle in peak operating condition is paramount to fully enjoying their sport. Idiot's Guides: Bike Repair and Maintenance features 400+ full-color, step-by-step photographs. It will teach riders of all levels how to maintain and repair their own bikes for years of top performance and enjoyment. With coverage for both road and mountain bikes, readers will learn from seasoned technicians not only how to perform all of the most basic (yet essential) maintenance, but also how to perform common repairs on all areas of the bike including the frame, suspension, cranksets, derailleurs, brakes, gears, pedals, shifters, and much more. Content also includes adding functional improvements to the bike, such as adding extra gears.

Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance: The World's Best-Selling Bicycle Repair and Maintenance Guide

Author: Zinn

Publisher: VeloPress

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 560

View: 511

Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance is the world's best-selling guide to bicycle repair and maintenance. From basic repairs like how to fix a flat tire to advanced overhauls of drivetrains and brakes, Lennard Zinn's clearly illustrated guide makes every bicycle repair and maintenance job easy for everyone. Lennard Zinn is the world's leading expert on bike maintenance and repair. His friendly step-by-step guide explains the tools you'll need and how to know you've done the job right. The book's two-color interior is easy to read--even in a dimly-lit garage or workshop. Hundreds of hand-drawn illustrations and exploded parts diagrams show just the right level of detail to lead you through every bicycle repair task. This smartly organized guide shows how to repair new and old bicycles from top to bottom. In over 500 pages, Zinn's guide includes simple instructions for hundreds of bike maintenance and repair jobs: Basics: How to fix a flat tire, lube a bicycle chain, adjust the brakes Emergency repairs: How to fix a broken chain, tighten loose spokes, repair a bent derailleur Easy shifting: How to adjust shifters, derailleurs, and cables for clean and smooth shifting Wheels: How to true a wheel, install a new tire, change a cassette, replace broken spokes, build your own wheels Overhauls: How to service and replace pedals, chains and chainrings, saddles, handlebars, stems, headsets, forks, bottom brackets New tech: How to maintain 11-speed systems, electronic and wireless shifters, disc brakes Cyclocross: How to set up a 'cross bike for racing, select the right components, and make quick repairs Troubleshooting: How to figure out what's wrong with any bike and fix it Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance makes bicycle repair and maintenance easy, quick, affordable, and fun. With Zinn at your side, you'll know how to keep your bicycling running smoothly for years. What's New in Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance, 5th Ed.: More than 700 comprehensive illustrations and exploded views. New chapter on electronic shifting covers maintenance, service, repair, and troubleshooting of all Shimano, SRAM, and Campagnolo electronic shifting groups. New chapter on disc brakes covers maintenance, service, and repair of all hydraulic and mechanical systems. New tech covered in depth: through-axle forks, SRAM eTap wireless shifting, second generation Shimano and Campagnolo electronic shifting, direct-mount sidepull brakes, SRAM X-Sync 1x11 cyclocross systems, tubular tire gluing tapes. New troubleshooting charts New master guide to press-fit bottom brackets Also covered in the 5th edition: All derailleur shifting systems (5-speed through 11-speed); all bottom bracket systems (cone-and-cup through press-fit); all brake systems (including caliper, V-brake, cantilever, and disc); all headset, stem, handlebar and fork systems; wheelbuilding for all bikes including cyclocross and disc-brake wheels; special sections on cyclocross throughout including troubleshooting, maintenance, service, repair, and equipment selection; updated and expanded torque tables; complete illustration index and complete subject index.

The Complete Bike Owners Manual

Repair and Maintenance in Simple Steps

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 957

This is the complete reference guide to bike servicing and repair, and an essential hardback bible for every cyclist's bookshelf. Incredible CGI illustrations show you every aspect of bike repair and maintenance more clearly than ever before, whether you're a mountain biker, cycling commuter, or road racer. All major types of bicycle from the leading brands are covered, with bike care advice to take you from symptom to solution. The Complete Bike Owner's Manual takes away the need for expensive expert advice, showing you how to service and maintain every aspect of your bicycle. Learn how to replace or repair a chain, correct sagging suspension, fit brake cables, service a handlebar, and much more, with incredible up-close detail helping you to get your wheels turning again.

Fix Your Bike

Repairs and Maintenance for Happy Cycling

Author: Jackie Strachan

Publisher: Portico

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 112

View: 765

Everyone's cycling nowdays. City streets are thronged with cyclists on the latest cool bikes, and more and more of us are cycling for fun at the weekends. You may love to cruise the streets and lanes with the wind in your hair, but would you be able to fix your bike if it let you down? Fix Your Bike is a brilliantly straightforward, stylish and no-fuss approach to getting you geared up and back on your bike in no time. It's a visually stunning, clear-cut and hands-on guide to DIY bike maintenance and safety that does exactly what it says on the tin. By teaching you the basics in plain terms and straightforward, step-by-step instructions you can simply just get on with riding your bike without encouraging any further bumps in the road. Speedy, easy and proficient, Fix Your Bike is full of shortcuts, tricks and techniques that all cyclists should know to help them get back (and remain) on the road. Smart and beautifully illustrated, this book will aid and encourage you in all areas of bike maintenance - from puncture repair to gear care, brake-tightening to chain-fixing - this brilliant roadside companion will help you bring out the best in your bike.

The Bike Repair Book

The Handy Guide to Bicycle Maintenance

Author: Gerard Janssen

Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

View: 304

Cycling is more popular than ever before: it's healthy, it's cheap and it's better for the environment. People are dusting off their bicycles both for convenience and exercise, or investing in new models. But what do you do if things go wrong with your bike? Most bike problems don't require a visit to a specialist - you can fix it yourself with the right set of a spanners and a little know-how. The Bike Repair Book is your one-stop shop for fixing all bike-related issues, from punctured tyres, brake and gear problems, to broken chains. Illustrated with clear graphics and step-by-step instructions, you'll save money and time by repairing your bicycle yourself.

Bicycle!

A Repair and Maintenance Manifesto

Author: Sam Tracy

Publisher: PM Press

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 248

View: 618

Presents information on maintaining and repairing bicycles, covering the tools needed, roadside repairs, and dealing with rust, as well as tips for low cost solutions based on the author's experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mauritania.

Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance

The World's Best-Selling Guide to Mountain Bike Repair

Author: Lennard Zinn

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 496

View: 483

Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance is the world''s best-selling guide to the maintenance and repair of mountain bikes, hybrids, and fat bikes. From basic repairs like how to fix a flat to advanced overhauls of drivetrains and brakes, Lennard Zinn''s clearly illustrated guide makes every bike repair and maintenance job easy for everyone. Lennard Zinn is the world''s leading expert on bike maintenance and repair. His friendly, step-by-step guide explains the tools and parts you''ll need and how to know you''ve done the job right. The book''s two-color interior is easy to read--even in a dimly-lit garage or workshop. Hundreds of hand-drawn illustrations and exploded-parts diagrams show just the right level of detail to lead you through every mountain bike repair task. This smartly organized guide shows how to repair new and old mountain bikes from top to bottom. In over 500 pages and more than 750 illustrations, Zinn''s guide includes simple instructions for hundreds of mountain bike maintenance and repair jobs: � Basics: How to fix a flat tire, lube a bicycle chain, adjust the brakes � Emergency repairs: How to fix a broken chain, tighten loose spokes, repair a bent derailleur � Easy shifting: How to adjust shifters, derailleurs, and cables for clean and smooth shifting � Wheels: How to true a wheel, install a new tire, change a cassette, replace broken spokes, build your own wheels � Overhauls: How to service and replace pedals, chains and chainrings, saddles, handlebars, stems, headsets, forks, bottom brackets � New tech: How to maintain 1x-speed systems, electronic and wireless shifters � Troubleshooting: How to figure out what''s wrong with any bike and fix it Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance makes bicycle repair and maintenance easy, quick, affordable, and fun. With Zinn at your side, you''ll know how to keep your bicycle running smoothly for years. What''s New in Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance, 6th Ed.: � New chapter on electronic shifting covers maintenance, service, repair, and troubleshooting of all Shimano electronic shifting groups. Also included: How to program your electronic shifting system for personalized shifting as well as real-time display and shift recording on a head unit. � New chapter on disc brakes covers maintenance, service, and repair of all hydraulic and mechanical systems. Includes integrated systems and their bleeding requirements. � New guides on how disc brake mounting adapters work and how to install them. � Complete info on the new 11-speed and SRAM 12-speed drivetrains. � Info on all the newest bottom brackets including 1x11 and 1x12 systems. � New guidelines on wheel size selection for your frame size, suspension settings, and travel. � New procedures for mounting and sealing tubeless tire systems. � New usage guidelines for flat-prevention sealants. � Updated guides on replacing press-in bottom brackets with thread-in bottom brackets. � New wheel lacing guidelines for building disc-brake compatible wheels. � More than 750 comprehensive illustrations and exploded views including 150 new or revised illustrations. � Updated and expanded guides on how to tune, rebuild, and maintain suspension forks and rear shocks. Includes tuning guides for preload, compression, rebound, and sag. � Updated and revised troubleshooting tables, torque tables, and gearing charts for 26", 27.5", and 29" bikes. � Also covered in the 6th edition: All derailleur shifting systems; all bottom bracket systems; all brake systems; all headset, stem, handlebar and fork systems; wheelbuilding for all bikes; updated and expanded torque tables; complete indexes of all illustrations and topics covered. Whether you''re riding a classic Stumpjumper or a carbon-fiber race machine, Zinn has got you covered!

The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair

For Road & Mountain Bikes

Author: Todd Downs

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 831

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 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 websites 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.

Bicycling Magazine's Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance and Repair

Over 1,000 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Maximize Performance, Minimize Repairs, and Save Money

Author: Jim Langley

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 351

View: 314

Fix a broken chain with a shoelace! Improve shifter performance with dishwashing detergent! Inside are thousands of tips to repair and maintain any road or mountain bike. Whether it's the latest model or a classic that has thousands of miles on it, beginners or experienced riders can keep their bikes on the road longer and spend less time in the repair shop. With this ultimate repair manual: * Build a dream bike workshop with complete plans and comprehensive tool lists * Wow ride partners with tricks for fixing breakdowns with a minimum of tools * Roll wheel hoops and save time and money * Dial in suspension shocks for comfortable rides * Discover top tricks from professional mechanics * Expertly work on any style of brakes, including the V-Brake * Overhaul freewheels and cassettes for peak performance * Service clipless pedals for maximum safety What's new in the expanded and revised fourth edition? * Updated text that covers the latest models and parts * Over 160 new photos so you get repairs right the first time * Clearer, better designed captions so you can read as you repair * Troubleshooting sections to quickly identify and correct common problems * Web sites and phone numbers of bicycle and parts manufacturers * An updated glossary with the latest in bike lingo

Bicycling Magazine's Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance and Repair

For Road and Mountain Bikes

Author: Todd Downs

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

View: 487

This revised, updated, expanded fifth edition is indispensable-with all the latest models, parts, and repair techniques, and terrific money-saving tips to keep any ride in tip-top shape Since its first publication, Bicycling Magazine's Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance and Repair has sold over 400,000 copies. The fifth edition is guaranteed to remain the category killer. This long-overdue update is a must-have for weekend riders and serious cyclists alike. Whether they own the latest model or a classic with thousands of miles on it, beginners and experienced cyclists alike can depend on this book to get their bikes out of the shop faster and keep them on the road longer. They'll discover information on: o Building a dream bike workshop o Disc brakes, both cable-actuated and hydraulic o Dialing in front and rear suspension shocks for comfortable rides o The latest crankset and bottom bracket designs o Overhauling freewheels and cassettes for peak performance o Specs on all the latest handlebar and headset sizes o Servicing clipless pedals for maximum safety 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 in its fifth edition!

Road Bike Maintenance

Author: Guy Andrews

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 199

View: 389

An illustrated guide to bike repairs and tips on how to identify a problem before it becomes costly.

Mountain Bike Maintenance and Repair

Author: Thomas Roegner

Publisher: Cycle Pub

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 152

View: 599

Heavily illustrated (in color) with full coverage of all mountain bike maintenance and repair jobs that can be handled by the home mechanic. It also covers selection criteria for upgrading and replacement components and for complete bikes. Emphasis on gearing, suspension and sophisticated brake systems. Every latest piece of major mountain biking equipment is covered.

Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair

Author: Daimeon Shanks

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 794

Keep your bike on the road for the long haul! Whether you’re training, competing, or simply riding for fun, a properly tuned bike is essential to performance, efficiency, and safety. That’s where Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair comes in. Author Daimeon Shanks takes a straightforward “you can do it” approach to maintaining and repairing your bike so it’s ready to go when you are. Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair provides simple step-by-step instructions, accompanied by up-close photos, illustrations, and advice, for more than 100 repairs. You’ll learn these skills and more: • Adjust derailleurs and troubleshoot shifting problems. • True your wheels and tweak your hubs for a silky-smooth ride. • Install caliper, cantilever, or V-brakes. • Repair a broken chain on the roadside. • Fix flats in no time flat. • Maintain pedals and cleats for efficiency and comfort. • Install or adjust a headset. • Install handlebars, including aero bars and flat bars. • Adjust your saddle for a perfect fit. • Determine if a triple crankset is right for you. So spend more time in the saddle and less time and money in costly repair shops. Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair is the one guide no cyclist should be without!

Mountain Bike Maintenance and Repair

Repairing and Maintaining the Off-Road Bicycle

Author: Rob Van Der Plas

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

View: 133

Don't get stuck with your mountain bike! This clearly written and fully illustrated manual shows how to fix your bike at home or on the trail. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions, illustrated in full color, show you how to tackle all common repairs and maintenance operations with a minimum of special tools. Revised and expanded ed.

The Complete Bike Owner's Manual

Repair and Maintenance in Simple Steps

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 224

View: 245

This is the complete reference guide to bike servicing and repair, and an essential bible for every cyclist's bookshelf. Incredible CGI illustrations show you every aspect of bike repair and maintenance more clearly than ever before, whether you're a mountain biker, cycling commuter, or road racer. All major types of bicycle from the leading brands are covered - including road, racing, hybrid, mountain, and utility bikes - with detailed, practical advice to take you from symptom to solution. The Complete Bike Owner's Manual takes away the need for expensive expert advice, showing you how to service and maintain every aspect of your bicycle. Learn how to replace or repair a chain, correct sagging suspension, fit brake cables, adjust electronic shifters, and much more, with incredible up-close detail helping you to get your wheels turning again.