Synopses & Reviews
In this book, Lennard Zinn explains and demonstrates how to completely and properly maintain every component of a mountain bike, including chains, derailleurs, shifters, wheels, brakes, cranks, bottom brackets, pedals, saddles, seatposts, suspension systems, handlebars, stems, headsets, forks, and frames.
He describes and rates every repair and counsels the novice bike mechanic how to decide whether or not to take the bike to a bike shop for professional attention. Extensive line drawings show how parts fit together and illustrate the tools required for every type of bike. Also explained are emergency on-trail repair tricks.
Shows how to maintain and repair the different components of a mountain bike, lists basic tools and equipment, and discusses how to select the size of a built-up bike from your body measurements.
This classic reference guide to mountain bike repair and maintenance has been updated to include the most recent information on state-of-the-art mountain bike components. 150 illustrations.
About the Author
Zinn is a bicycle framebuilder, a technical writer, avid cyclist and bike lover. He is the founder of Zinn Cycles, a company that produces custom road and mountain-bike frames and forks, and custom cycling apparel.Telander is a freelance natural-science illustrator and wildlife artist. He studied biology and environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.