Bicycle Repair Manual
This guide offers advice on everything you need to know about maintaining a bicycle, whether designed for general use, road racing or mountain trails. It begins with the basics – setting up the riding position and handlebars – before demonstrating how to carry out everyday safety checks and common repairs. For the real enthusiast, more complex tasks such as adjusting the brakes and tuning the suspension are also explained. Each aspect of maintenance is accompanied by step-by-step instructions and clear diagrams. Slightly off-mint. Felt-tip mark on lower trimmed edge.
Mountain Bike Maintenance
Supported by hundreds of colour photographs, the detailed instructions in this manual analyse every component of a mountain bike and advise on maintenance and repair. There are also tips on choosing components, setting up the correct riding position and basic riding technique.
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A History of Military Bicycles in the Great War
Relatively light, cheap to produce and silent to operate, bicycles were widely employed during the First World War by all the major combatants. This illustrated history considers how cycle troops were organized, trained and equipped, reviews the various types of bicycle and ancillary equipment in use and profiles the principal manufacturers of the day, including Birmingham Small Arms, Royal Enfield, Triumph and Raleigh.
The Heroes and Hellraisers that Made Road Cycling
Despite tacks and broken glass spread on the road, fans attempting to impede competitors, and cyclists drafting behind cars, the inaugural Tour de France was won in 1903 by Maurice Garin, with his and the race's success helping to establish the popularity of the sport. This illustrated history of road cycling tells the story through key personalities, from the early two-wheel pioneers to legends such as Merckx and Hinault and the stars of today.