Synopses & Reviews
Whether you are an experienced or beginner mountain biker, knowing how to keep your bike in peak condition is essential to your enjoyment of the sport. Being able to recognize the early warning signs of troubleand knowing what to do about themmeans less time and money wasted getting your bike fixed and more time out on the trail.
Clearly illustrated throughout and fully up to date with the latest bikes and bike technology, this practical, comprehensive, and easy-to-follow handbook includes:
an introduction to the mountain bike
advice on tools and how to set up a workshop
advice on how to avoid problems in the first place
illustrated step-by-step guidelines to fixing and maintaining every part of your bike
on-the-trail repair tips
Whether readers are experienced or beginner mountain bikers knowing how to keep their bike in peak condition is essential for enjoyment of the sport Being able to recognize the early warning signs of trouble--and knowing what to do about them--means les
About the Author
is an experienced magazine editor and freelance writer who has worked for all the UK cycling publishers throughout his career. He was technical editor of Mountain Biker International
magazine for four years before becoming editor at Cycling
, also for four years.
He now runs a PR and marketing agency for the cycling industry which has worked with many of the major U.K. suppliers and distributors. He worked on DK's Compete Bike Book as technical and logistics consultant.
He is the author of A Rough Guide to Cycling in London and continues to contribute features for cycling magazines. He also teaches cycle maintenance to bikeshop mechanics and personal clients.