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Bike Mechanic: Tales from the Road and the Workshop

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Bike Mechanic takes a look inside the daily life of the unsung heroes of the peloton, the bike techs who keep the stars riding smoothly and safely on the sport's steepest climbs, the most technical time trials, and the hairpin descents navigated at breakneck speeds. With behind-the-scenes access, the world's best bicycle mechanics tell stories of harrowing days at the Tour de France and the unconventional speed tuning requests from the top riders in the sport.

 

Crisp photography makes Bike Mechanic a tool-lover's dream, with drool-worthy images of the machinery and equipment that fascinate bike fans. The captivating text also reveals tricks of the trade and secret techniques used by the sport's most experienced technicians.

About the Author

Guy Andrews is the founder and Editorial Director of Rouleur and has been working in the cycling media for twenty years. During that time he has edited Cycling Today magazine and worked as technical editor on Mountain Biker International magazine. He has also contributed to several top UK titles including MBUK, MBR, Total Bike, The Bike Mag, edited roadcyclinguk.com for three years and has written several books about cycling.

Rohan Dubash is a technical writer, specialist bike consultant, and writes for Rouleur.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Workshop

Chapter 1: The Tools

Chapter 2: The Workshop

Chapter 3: The Service Course

 

Part II: The Bike

Chapter 4: The Bike

Chapter 5: Other Pro Bike Set-Ups

Chapter 6: The Bike Build

Chapter 7: Measuring and Setting Up

Chapter 8: The Wheels

Chapter 9: The Brakes

Chapter 10: The Drivetrain

Chapter 11: Washing, Packing, and Storage

 

Part III: On the Road

Chapter 12: The Traveling Workshop

Chapter 13: The Team Car

Chapter 14: Epilogue

Product Details

ISBN:
9781937715182
Author:
Dubash, Rohan
Publisher:
VeloPress
Author:
Andrews, Guy
Author:
Darling Taz
Author:
Taz Darling
Subject:
Cycling
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Bicycling General
Subject:
Bicycle parts, Bicycle repair, Bicycle tools, Bike tech, Bicycle mechanic, How to be a bicycle mechanic, The bicycle mechanic, Mechanics of a bicycle
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20141131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color photographs throughout
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.38 x 7.25 x 0.75 in 2 lb

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