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Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance

Zinn, Lennard (Book - 2013 )
Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance
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Provides information on how to choose the right bike, instructions for regular care, proper installation of the newest 10- and 11-speed chains, and torque specifications for tightening delicate parts.

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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 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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The author of Zinn's Cycling Primer and The Mountain Bike Owner's Manual includes how to choose the right bike, instructions for regular care, proper installation of the newest 10- and 11-speed chains, torque specifications for tightening delicate parts, and much more. Original.

Authors: Zinn, Lennard
Statement of Responsibility: Lennard Zinn ; illustrated by Todd Telander
Title: Zinn & the art of road bike maintenance
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : VeloPress, c2013
Edition: 4th ed
Characteristics: xviii, 491 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes: "The world's best-selling bicycle repair and maintenance guide"--Cover
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Bicycles Maintenance and repair Road bicycles Maintenance and repair
Topical Term: Bicycles
Road bicycles
LCCN: 2012047821
ISBN: 9781934030981
1934030988
Branch Call Number: 629.2877 Z
Research Call Number: *R-SIBL TL430 .Z557 2013
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