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This lavishly illustrated book reveals the state of the art of the custom racing bicycle. Chapter by chapter, the book builds up the complete guide to specifying and buying your dream bike. Each chapter covers a particular part of the bike, from frames to forks, headsets, wheels, tyres, hubs, gear components, chains, brakes, saddles, handlebars, pedals and accessories. There are also interviews with and opinions from the top designers and manufacturers. There is advice on getting your own frame custom measured and made and which bike is suited to particular riders and different disciplines. In addition, professional mechanics show the details, special tools and secrets behind making racing bikes run like clockwork. The Custom Road Bike is the deluxe guide to creating the ideal road bike, whether it's for weekend racing or a stage of the Tour de France.

Synopsis:

This book is the complete guide to specifying and buying your dream bike. Each chapter covers a particular part of the bike, from the frame, to forks, headsets, wheels, tyres, hubs, gear components, chains, brakes, saddles, handlebars, pedals, water bottle cages, and accessories. Including beautiful studio images of the latest kit, the chapters feature interviews with the top designers and manufacturers, and maintenance tips from professional mechanics.

About the Author

Guy Andrews is Editor of Rouleur magazine. He has been an editor and writer on cycling for the last fifteen years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781856696647
Author:
Andrews, Guy
Publisher:
Laurence King Publishing
Author:
Guy, Andrews
Subject:
Cycling - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Bicycling General
Subject:
Cycling
Publication Date:
20120328
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 13 up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
11 x 8.75 x 1 in 2.98 lb
Age Level:
from 18 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , This book is the complete guide to specifying and buying your dream bike. Each chapter covers a particular part of the bike, from the frame, to forks, headsets, wheels, tyres, hubs, gear components, chains, brakes, saddles, handlebars, pedals, water bottle cages, and accessories. Including beautiful studio images of the latest kit, the chapters feature interviews with the top designers and manufacturers, and maintenance tips from professional mechanics.
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