Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance: The World's Best-Selling Bicycle Repair and Maintenance Guide (Paperback)

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    Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance is the world’s best-selling guide to bicycle repair and maintenance. From basic repairs like how to fix a flat tire to advanced overhauls of drivetrains and brakes, Zinn’s clearly illustrated ...

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    Lennard Zinn is the world's leading expert on bike maintenance and repair. A professional frame builder and bike designer, Lennard is also the technical writer for Velo magazine, VeloNews.com, and Singletrack.com. His other books include Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance, Zinn & the Art of Triathlon Bikes, Zinn’s Cycling Primer, The Mountain Bike Performance Handbook, and The Mountain Bike Owner’s Manual. Zinn was a member of the U.S. national racing team and has been riding and fixing bikes for over 50 years.
    Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance is the world’s best-selling guide to bicycle repair and maintenance. From basic repairs like how to fix a flat tire to advanced overhauls of drivetrains and brakes, Zinn’s clearly illustrated guide makes every bicycle repair and maintenance job easy for everyone.

    Zinn’s friendly step-by-step guide explains the tools you’ll need and how to know you’ve done the job right. The two-color interior is easy to read—even in a dimly-lit garage or workshop. Hundreds of hand-drawn illustrations and exploded parts diagrams show just the right level of detail to lead you through every bicycle repair task.

    This smartly organized guide shows how to repair new and old bicycles from top to bottom. In 520 pages, Zinn’s guide includes simple instructions for hundreds of bike maintenance and repair jobs:

    Basics: How to fix a flat tire, lube a bicycle chain, adjust the brakes
    Emergency repairs: How to fix a broken chain, tighten loose spokes, repair a bent derailleur
    Easy shifting: How to clean, lube, and adjust shifters and cables for smooth shifting
    Wheels: How to install a new tire, change a cassette, true a wheel, replace broken spokes, build your own wheels
    Overhauls: How to repair pedals, chains and chainrings, saddles, handlebars, stems, headsets, forks
    New tech: How to maintain 11-speed systems, electronic shifters, disc brakes
    Cyclocross: How to set up a ‘cross bike for racing, select the right components, and make quick repairs
    Troubleshooting: How to figure out what’s wrong with any bike and fix it

    Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance makes bicycle repair and maintenance easy, quick, affordable, and fun. With Zinn at your side, you’ll know how to keep your bicycling running smoothly for years.

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    ISBN 9781934030981
    Genre SPORTS & RECREATION / Cycling
    Format Paperback
    Pages 491
    Publisher Date 2013-02-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Velopress
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 11.0 in
    Wdth 8.5 in
    Thickness 1.5 in
    Unit weight 3.0 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The World's Best-Selling Bicycle Repair and Maintenance Guide
    Edition Number 4
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Zinn, Lennard

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