Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance: The World's Best-Selling Bicycle Repair and Maintenance Guide
ISBN: 193771537X
EAN13: 9781937715373
Language: English
Pages: 560
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 3.00 lbs.
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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, Lennard Zinn's clearly illustrated guide makes every bicycle repair and maintenance job easy for everyone. Lennard Zinn is the world's leading expert on bike maintenance and repair. His friendly step-by-step guide explains the tools you'll need and how to know you've done the job right. The book's 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 over 500 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 brakesEmergency repairs: How to fix a broken chain, tighten loose spokes, repair a bent derailleurEasy shifting: How to adjust shifters, derailleurs, and cables for clean and smooth shiftingWheels: How to true a wheel, install a new tire, change a cassette, replace broken spokes, build your own wheelsOverhauls: How to service and replace pedals, chains and chainrings, saddles, handlebars, stems, headsets, forks, bottom bracketsNew tech: How to maintain 11-speed systems, electronic and wireless shifters, disc brakesCyclocross: How to set up a 'cross bike for racing, select the right components, and make quick repairsTroubleshooting: 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. What's New in Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance, 5th Ed. More than 700 comprehensive illustrations and exploded views. New chapter on electronic shifting covers maintenance, service, repair, and troubleshooting of all Shimano, SRAM, and Campagnolo electronic shifting groups. New chapter on disc brakes covers maintenance, service, and repair of all hydraulic and mechanical systems. New tech covered in depth: through-axle forks, SRAM eTap wireless shifting, second generation Shimano and Campagnolo electronic shifting, direct-mount sidepull brakes, SRAM X-Sync 1x11 cyclocross systems, tubular tire gluing tapes. New troubleshooting chartsNew master guide to press-fit bottom bracketsAlso covered in the 5th edition: All derailleur shifting systems (5-speed through 11-speed); all bottom bracket systems (cone-and-cup through press-fit); all brake systems (including caliper, V-brake, cantilever, and disc); all headset, stem, handlebar and fork systems; wheelbuilding for all bikes including cyclocross and disc-brake wheels; special sections on cyclocross throughout including troubleshooting, maintenance, service, repair, and equipment selection; updated and expanded torque tables; complete illustration index and complete subject index.
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From the Back Cover ZINN WILL HELP YOU FIX YOUR BIKE! You're holding the world's best-selling do-it-yourself guide to how to repair your bicycle. Lennard Zinn's easy-to-follow instructions will help you make quick work of any maintenance and repair job on any road or cyclocross bike. Learn how to take care of every part of your bicycle: basic tune-ups; derailleur adjustment to fix shifting problems; how to true a wheel, fix a flat, adjust brakes, maintain or replace a chain, troubleshoot noises, service a bottom bracket--it's all here, with hundreds of detailed illustrations of how parts go together and time-saving tips for doing the job right. Itemized lists explain which tools you'll need, whether you are stocking a workshop or tackling a roadside repair. No matter what type of road bike you own, old or new, Lennard Zinn's clear instructions will help you maintain it, fix it, upgrade it, and keep it running smoothly for years to come. Everything you need to know about your bike is in this book! Bicycle Basics How to do your own bike fit Simple instructions for regular bicycle care Complete Bike Repair How to fix every bike part: brakes, wheels, tires, headsets, pedals, derailleurs, chains, hubs, handlebars, seatposts, saddles, shifters Solve Common Bicycle Problems Diagnose and fix problems like a skipping chain, rough shiften, squeaky brakes, loose spokes, or a stuck seatpost The Ultimate Reference Exhaustive troubleshooting index, glossary of terms, torque specifications, gear chart for compact and regular cranks Lennard Zinn is the world's leading expert on bike maintenance and repair. He was a member of the U.S. national racing team and has been riding and fixing bikes for nearly 50 years. A professional frame builder and bike designer, Lennard is also a technical writer for VeloNews magazine and hosts the popular Tech Q&A on VeloNews.com.

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