eBook Bicycle Repair Manual, 6th Edition

  • Chris Sidwells
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  • ISBN-10: 1465469877
  • ISBN-13: 9781465469878
  • DDC: 629.28772
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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The latest edition of Bicycle Repair Manualis the most up-to-date photographic manual on the market, and the perfect handbook for every cyclist, no matter what level of interest or experience.

From getting to know your bike to adjusting your brakes and tuning your suspension, detailed photographs and step-by-step sequences show you how to care for your bike and carry out repairs. This quick reference guide is now updated to include all the latest technology. Learn how to set up both mountain and road bikes correctly, discover newly popular bikes like the fixie, tandem, folding bike, and triathlon bike, and find out how to fit and use gadgets like GPS.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Getting to Know Your Bike.
1: The Basic Bike.
2: Anatomy of the Bike.
3: Bikes for General Use.
4: Specialized Bikes.
5: Bikes for Enthusiasts.
6: Setting up an Adult’s Bike.
7: Setting up a Road Bike.
8: Setting up a Child’s Bike.
9: Accessorizing Your Bike.
10: Installing a Cyclocomputer and Gps.
Caring for Your Bike.
11: Tools.
12: Workshop Principles.
13: Cleaning Your Bike.
14: Lubricating Your Bike.
15: Making Routine Safety Checks.
16: Maintenance.
17: Troubleshooting.
18: Spotting Danger Signs.
19: Preparing for Wet Weather.
Maintaining Your Drivetrain.
20: Cables and Shifters.
21: Drop Handlebar Gear Cables.
22: Bar-End Gear Cable.
23: Straight Handlebar Gear Cable.
24: Internal Cable Routing.
25: Electronic Gear Shifters.
26: Front and Rear Derailleurs.
27: Front Derailleur.
28: Rear Derailleur.
29: Hub Gears.
30: Hub Gear.
31: Chain, Cassette, and Crankset.
32: Chains.
33: Fixed-Gear Transmission.
34: Cassette and Freewheel.
35: Cranksets.
36: Bottom Brackets.
37: Cartridge Bottom Bracket.
38: Hollow-Axle Bottom Bracket.
39: Press-Fit Bottom Bracket.
40: Pedals.
41: Pedal Axle.
42: Clipless Pedals.
43: Pedal Cleats.
Steering and Wheels.
44: Headsets.
45: Threadless Headset.
46: Threaded Headset.
47: Handlebars.
48: Straight Handlebar.
49: Drop Handlebar.
50: Aero Bars.
51: Hubs.
52: Open-Bearing Hub.
53: Wheels.
54: Quick-Release Wheels.
55: Puncture Repair.
56: Spokes and Rims.
Adjusting Your Brakes.
57: Rim Brakes.
58: Drop Handlebar Brake Cable.
59: Straight Handlebar Brake Cable.
60: Caliper Brake.
61: V-Brake.
62: Cantilever Brake.
63: Hub-Mounted Brakes.
64: Replacing Disc Brake Pads.
65: Disc-Brake Care.
66: Changing Brake Fluid.
67: Roller-Brake Cable.
Tuning Your Suspension.
68: Suspension Forks.
69: Front Suspension.
70: Coil/Oil Fork.
71: Air/Oil Fork.
72: Lefty Suspension.
73: Taking Care of Suspension Forks.
74: Rear Suspension.
75: Rear Suspension.
76: Taking Care of Rear Suspension.