Eugene A. Sloane, one of the leading authorities on bicycles and bicycling, has completely revised and expanded his invaluable Bicycle Maintenance Manual, adding all new information on equipment, tools, and the latest in bicycle technology. With more than 250 photographs, many of them detailing step-by-step processes such as installing a chain, mending a flat, and building a wheel, Sloane's New Bicycle Maintenance Manual is a must for cyclists of all levels of experience. The combination of illustrations and Sloane's extrememly accessible instructions makes tasks like adjusting brakes, removing derailleurs, and painting a frame projects you can take on at home. THe dozens of topics covered also include: - tires, tubes and valves - cranks, chainwheels and chains - handlebars and stems - wheel alignment and lacing - touring maintenance - seats, seatposts and moreReplace worn tires and those with weather-cracked sidewalls. The cost of new tires is a small price to pay to avoid accident-causing tire failure. 5. ... An underinflated tire can bottom out and puncture; an overinflated tire can pop off the rim. 8.
|Title||:||Sloane's New Bicycle Maintenance Manual|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2010-06-15|