Former Olympic champion, Tour de France record holder, successful bike designer, and leader of the British Olympic Cycling Team's 'Secret Squirrels', Chris Boardman, looks at the development of the modern bike from the first experiments with gearing, through to the superbikes of today. Co-written with cycling expert Chris Sidwells, with features on components, manufacturers, designers and iconic designs, The Biography of the Modern Bike is a fascinating study of cycle design through the decades. Fully illustrated throughout, and with lively and informative text - this will make a great addition to any bike lover's bookshelves.Airmed at single-speed riders, this brake has great stopping power and is easy to apply, adjust and maintain. ... In contrast, harder brake pads and steel construction made disc brakes less susceptible to all of these things. ... Above The Avid CODEaquot; hydraulic RIGHT A Shimano V-brake calliper, disc brake lever is a great example V-brakes are a development of with its calliper (opposite) of how theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Chris Boardman: The Biography of the Modern Bike|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2015-06-22|