Best Bike Repair Books
Here you will get Best Bike Repair Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance: The World's Best-Selling Guide to Mountain Bike Repair
Author: by Lennard Zinn
Published at: VeloPress; 6th edition (February 7, 2018)
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 readeven 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 itZinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance makes bicycle repair and maintenance easy, quick, affordable, and fun.
2. Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance: The World's Best-Selling Bicycle Repair and Maintenance Guide
Author: by Lennard Zinn
Published at: VeloPress; 5th edition (January 1, 2016)
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 readeven 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 brakesEmergency repairs: How to fix a broken chain, tighten loose spokes, repair a bent derailleurEasy shifting: How to adjust shifters, derailleurs, and cables for clean and smooth shiftingWheels: How to true a wheel, install a new tire, change a cassette, replace broken spokes, build your own wheelsOverhauls: How to service and replace pedals, chains and chainrings, saddles, handlebars, stems, headsets, forks, bottom bracketsNew tech: How to maintain 11-speed systems, electronic and wireless shifters, disc brakesCyclocross: How to set up a ‘cross bike for racing, select the right components, and make quick repairsTroubleshooting: How to figure out what’s wrong with any bike and fix itZinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance makes bicycle repair and maintenance easy, quick, affordable, and fun.
3. The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair: For Road & Mountain Bikes
Author: by Todd Downs
Published at: Rodale Books; Sixth edition (September 28, 2010)
The fully revised and updated sixth edition of the best-selling guide to bike maintenance from the world’s leading authority on cyclingWhether 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 by Todd Downs 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 Web sites 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.
4. The Complete Bike Owner's Manual
Author: by DK
Published at: DK; Illustrated edition (June 13, 2017)
With this full-color illustrated manual in your toolbox, you will never need to visit the bike repair shop again. From planning regular maintenance to getting your hands dirty for emergency repairs, The Complete Bike Owner’s Manual will help you with everything.
Explore every part of your bike’s anatomy with extremely detailed CGIs, learn which seat position suits you the most, install new brakes and adjust the handlebar, change and refit gear cables, and much more. This essential book equips you with the tools and techniques you need to troubleshoot any problems you may face while taking care of your bicycle.
The reference section at the end of the book offers possible solutions to some of the common problems. The Complete Bike Owner’s Manual is the perfect handy guide for any bicycle enthusiast.
5. Bike Repair and Maintenance For Dummies
Author: by Dennis Bailey
Published at: For Dummies; 1st edition (February 9, 2009)
By coupling step-by-step instructions and detailed photos and illustrations, Bike Repair & Maintenance For Dummies gives readers the information they need to keep their bikes in working order, often without taking it to the shop.
6. At the Edge: Riding for My Life
Author: by Danny MacAskill
Published at: Penguin; Illustrated edition (April 1, 2018)
Danny MacAskill is legendary for his YouTube viral videos like The Ridge, Cascadia, and Imaginate: nerve-racking montages of stunts which scale mountain peaks, rooftops, ghost towns, and movie sets. His life is one of thrills, bloody spills, and millions of online hits.
It hasn’t been an easy ride. Doubt, stress, and the “what if?” factor circle every trailblazing trick, which require imagination, fearlessness, groundbreaking techniques, and an eye for a good camera angle. In this unflinching memoir of mayhem, Danny shares his anarchic childhood on the Isle of Skye and early days as a street trials rider, takes us behind the scenes of his training and videos, shares never-seen-before sketches from his personal notebook, and reveals what it takes to go the next levelboth mentally and physically.
Join Danny for a nerve-shredding ride. Just be sure to bring a crash helmet.
7. How to Hot Rod Volkswagen Engines
Author: by Bill Fisher
Published at: HPBooks (January 1, 1970)
An updated edition of a classic: an indispensable companion for a new era in cycling. The bicycle is almost unique among human-powered machines in that it uses human muscles in a near-optimum way. This essential volume offers a comprehensive account of the history of bicycles, how human beings propel them, what makes them go fasterand what keeps them from going even faster.
Over the years, and through three previous editions, Bicycling Science has become the bible of technical bicycling not only for designers and builders of bicycles but also for cycling enthusiasts. After a brief history of bicycles and bicycling that demolishes many widespread myths, this fourth edition covers recent experiments and research on human-powered transportation, with updated material on cycling achievements, human-powered machines for use on land and in air and water, power-assisted bicycles, and human physiology.
The authors have also added new information on aerodynamics, rolling drag, transmission of power from rider to wheels, braking, heat management, steering and stability, power and speed, and other topics. This edition also includes many new references and figures. With racks of bikeshare bikes on city sidewalks, and new restrictions on greenhouse gasemitting cars, bicycle use will only grow.
9. Mountain Bike!: A Manual of Beginning to Advanced Technique
Author: by William Nealy
Published at: Menasha Ridge Press; First edition (April 10, 1992)
If you’re looking for the ultimate mountain bike guide for the totally honed, welcome to William (Not Bill) Nealy’s world. Nealy’s expertise (acquired through years of crash and burn) enables him to translate hard-learned reflexes and instinctive responses into easy-to-understand drawings: drawings that will make you a much better rider.
Nealy’s cartoon illustrations combine insight with humor and knowledge with humiliation. So, if you are ready to shorten the learning curve and master the advanced techniques of mountain biking, get ready to have some laughs and log a few miles with William Nealy.
10. Sportbike Suspension Tuning
Author: by Andrew Trevitt
Published at: David Bull Publishing,U.S. (April 15, 2008)
Sportbike suspension systems offer an unmatched variety of adjustments, but understanding how those adjustments work, and how to combine them to tailor your motorcycle to your riding style can be as challenging as riding well. That’s why many riders never try to make the most of their bike’s high-tech suspension simply because they don’t know where to start or are afraid of making their bike handle worse rather than better.
Now, in the first book that specifically addresses sportbike suspension systems, Andrew Trevitt, senior editor of Sport Rider magazine and a former roadracer, guides you through the process of setting up your bike’s suspension to suit your riding style. This book covers the basics setting static sag for your weight as well as more subtle and advanced adjustments, such as how to optimize rear-end squat.
A comprehensive discussion on chassis geometry, suspension technology, and the many interactions among adjustments helps demystify suspension tuning. Andrew also explains how to analyze various handling symptoms and make adjustments to correct them. Plus, he offers specific setup techniques for both the street and the track.
11. Cycling Paradises: 100 Bike Tours of the World's Most Breathtaking Places to Pedal
Author: by Claude Droussent
Published at: Universe (October 16, 2018)
Dramatic and panoramic, these are the best routes to ride on two wheels whether you are a passionate newbie or a seasoned proDiscover the best places to bike in this carefully curated guide to seeing the world on a bike.
Organized by terrain – urban, mountain, on-road, scenic – each tour was constructed by leading French cycling expert Claude Droussent who co-founded “L’tape du Tour” which is an organized mass participation event that allows amateur cyclists to race over the same route as the Tour de France on the tour’s official rest days.
From family-friendly urban sightseeing tours to epic rides off the beaten track, the destinations featured here range from easy bike tours of Paris to more challenging adventures in diverse locales like Utah’s Zion National Park, the Ecuadorean Andes, or Mt.Snowdonia in Wales.
Included also are some of the world’s favorite cycling destinations: Normandy’s lush countryside, the historic Hudson River Trail, an exotic Phnom Penh-to-Laos trail along the Mekong River. Explore the hills of Tuscany with stops for regional cuisine and great art and architecture, or soak up the local color on the Bolivia-to-Peru loop along the shores of Lake Titicaca.
12. Bicycle: The Definitive Visual History
Author: by DK
Published at: DK; Illustrated edition (May 24, 2016)
From wooden bicycles and spoon brakes to recumbent bikes and carbon fiber rims, take a visual journey through the beautiful engineering history of the bicycle. Bicycle is an extraordinary celebration of the history of cycling, from BMX and mountain biking to track and road racing.
Ride through the sport’s history and discover classic and cutting-edge bicycles, following the evolution of cycling throughout the decades. Stunning photography gives you a detailed look at bicycles through the ages, with key annotations and statistics to ensure you don’t miss a detail.
Discover the moments in history that sparked inspiration and the people who pushed the limits in design and engineering to perfect performance and enjoyment. Ideal for anyone with a love for cycling, Bicycle features modern-day high-performance bikes and bike technology, along with profiles of famous cyclists, and iconic manufacturers and brands.
With detailed images, maps, and histories of key races and competitions, this book is a stylish and fascinating addition to any cycling enthusiast’s collection. Reviews:”This well-priced reference will thrill readers of all ages.” – Booklist
13. The Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Beginners: Everything a new cyclist needs to know to gear up and start riding
Author: by Tori Bortman
Published at: Rodale Books; Illustrated edition (June 3, 2014)
Bicycling is undergoing a renaissance in this country as millions of people are taking to the streets in this nostalgic, beloved pastime. From purchasing one’s first bike to learning all its different components, Bicycling Big Book of Cycling for Beginners is the go-to guide for any beginning cyclist’s collection.
The vast territory of cycling and its facets will become a welcome terrain for any rider who wants to ride smarter, faster, and safer using this incredible wealth of knowledge. As the sales of new bicycles increase every year, these helpful tips will educate and inform beginning cyclists so they perform to the maximum potential, all while having fun.
Trusted bicycle consultant Tori Bortman distills the essentials every beginning cyclist needs to know. She covers different types of rides, the components of bicycles, proper cycling clothing and equipment, basic road skills, nutrition, training, maintenance, and how to ride for a cause.
She also explores how to approach cycling from the conceptual beginnings into tangible, real-time facts about riding as a new cyclist, as well as elaborating on the bountiful health benefits of cycling, including weight loss, stress reduction, and boosted immunity.
14. The Classic Chevy Truck Handbook HP 1534: How to Rod, Rebuild, Restore, Repair and Upgrade Classic Chevy Trucks, 1955-1960
Author: by Jim Richardson
Published at: HP Books; Illustrated edition (January 6, 2009)
This essential guide for owners of Chevy trucks built from 1955 through 1960 provides step-by-step instruction on frame and chassis cleaning, suspension rebuilding and upgrades, rebuilding steering, upgrading brakes to front discs, rebuilding the engine, cooling system upgrades, transmission choices, electrical rewiring, and much more.
15. The Cyclist's Bucket List: A Celebration of 75 Quintessential Cycling Experiences
Author: by Ian Dille
Published at: Rodale Books; Illustrated edition (July 7, 2015)
The smell of lavender at a roadside picnic, waiting for the Tour de France to race past. The Pacific Ocean view from the 10,000-foot summit of Hawaii’s Haleakala volcanic crater (after 5 hours of uphill riding). A fresh Fat Tire ale hitting your lips at the new Belgium brewery in Fort Collins, Colorado.
These, and a wide-ranging variety of other experiences, all rooted to a specific location or event, comprise The Cyclist’s Bucket List. The book definitively catalogs both the iconic and little known-the accessible and aspirational-sensory and emotional experiences that instill cyclists with a deep passion for the sport.
In this book, Ian Dille compiles and showcases the world’s quintessential cycling experiences through extensive research and interviews with expert sources, vivid storytelling, stunning photography, and compelling design. The format includes lengthy in-depth descriptions as well as much shorter, easy to consume write-ups, ranging from locations such as Italy and Belgium to Nova Scotia and Texas.