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Bicycle repair manual

Author: Chris Sidwells
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fully rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Presents a concise guide to bicycle repair and provides illustrated photographs describing how to set up, clean, and repair bikes including road and mountain bikes.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Sidwells
ISBN: 9780756633943 075663394X
OCLC Number: 184823161
Notes: Revised edition of: Bike repair manual / Chris Sidwells. 2004.
Includes index.
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Getting to Know Your Bike --
The basic bike --
Anatomy of the bike --
Bikes for general use --
Specialty bikes --
Setting up an adult's bike --
Setting up a child's bike --
Caring for Your Bike --
Tools --
Workshop principles --
Cleaning your bike --
Lubricating your bike --
Making routine safety checks --
Maintenance --
Troubleshooting --
Spotting danger signs --
Preparing for wet weather --
Maintaining Your Drivetrain --
Cables and shifters: How they work --
Drop handlebar gear cables --
Straight handlebar gear cables --
Front and rear derailleurs: How they work --
Front derailleur --
Rear derailleur --
Hub gears: How they work --
Hub gear I --
Hub gear II --
Chain, cassette, and crankset: How they work --
Chains --
Cassette and freewheel --
Cranksets --
Bottom brackets: How they work --
Cartridge bottom bracket --
Open-bearing bottom bracket --
BMX bottom bracket --
Pedals: How they work --
Pedal axle --
Clipless pedals --
Pedal cleats --
Steering and Wheels --
Headsets: How they work --
Threadless headset --
Threaded headset --
Handlebars: Straight handlebar --
Drop handlebar --
Hubs: How they work --
Open-bearing hub --
Cassette hub --
Wheels: Quick-release wheels --
Puncture repair --
Spokes and rims --
Adjusting Your Brakes --
Rim brakes: How they work --
Drop handlebar brake cable --
Straight handlebar brake cable --
Caliper brake --
V-brake --
Cantilever brake --
Alternative brake designs --
Hub-mounted brakes: How they work --
Cable disc brake --
Hydraulic disc brake I --
Hydraulic disc brake II --
Roller-brake cable --
Coaster brake --
Tuning Your Suspension --
Suspension forks: How they work --
Front suspension --
Coil/oil fork --
Air/oil fork --
Rear suspension: How it works --
Rear suspension.
Responsibility: Chris Sidwells.

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Presents a concise guide to bicycle repair and provides illustrated photographs describing how to set up, clean, and repair bikes including road and mountain bikes.

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