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Bike Book 7th Edition

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With the pace of bicycle development moving ever more quickly, this illustrated seventh edition introduces significant changes, including sections on hub gears and the various types of bottom bracket/chainset combinations now available. Easy-to-follow routine maintenance charts and safety checks are featured.

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Description

  • 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.

Additional information

Weight 0.875 kg
Dimensions 27 × 21 × 1.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

193

Language

English

Edition

7th edition

Dewey

629.28772 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K