The definitive visual reference guide for all cycling enthusiasts, The Ultimate Bicycle Book combines fascinating photographs of the most popular bicycles of today -- and tomorrow -- with invaluable step-by-step information on bicycle maintenance.
Written by the world's best selling bicycle authors Richard Ballantine and Richard Grant, the Ultimate Bicycle Book shows you how to get the best from your bike and your body. They give tips on training for competition, advise you on what to wear, whether you're riding on or off the road, and guide you through the vast range of accessories available.
The Ultimate Bicycle Book is packed with professional tips on repairing, cleaning, and fine-tuning your bicycle. Annotated photographs and detailed text explain the function of every moving part, from the headset-bearing arrangements common to all bicycles to hydraulic brakes.