Bicycling Magazine's Basic Maintenance and Repair: Simple Techniques to Make Your Bike Ride Better and Last Longer

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Ed Pavelka
Rodale Books, Oct 8, 1999 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
Here's how to get your machine in top shape for maximum time on the roads and trails. In this easy-to-use handbook, you'll find everything you need to make repairs, maintain your bike, and keep it running year after year.

Discover how to:
- Design a unique yet practical home repair shop.
- Silence mysterious bike noises.
- Maintain and repair caliper, cantilever, and parallel-pull brakes.
- Keep your mountain bike in great shape for all types of terrain.
- Expertly handle the newest suspension forks.
- Inspect and repair your bike after crashes.
- Quickly fix roadside breakdowns.
- Tune up front and rear derailleurs.
- Overhaul bottom brackets and hubs.
- Service cartridge cranksets.

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About the author (1999)

Ed Pavelka has been riding bicycles for fun, fitness, and competition since the mid-1970's. His professional writing career includes 20 cycling books. He was Bicycling magazine's executive editor for 10 years and served as the magazine's director of new ventures.

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