This book helps the interested cyclist select the best components and gives technical insights into the way they work. Essential background information for anyone interested in the technical aspects of the modern bike and its development throughout history. Illustrated with over 900 line drawings and photographs with clear explanatory captions.
About Stuart Baird
About Rob van der Plas of San Francisco, CA
Rob van der Plas is the author of numerous books on cycling, including The Pengquin Bicycle Handbook, The Moutnain Bike Book, Bicycle Technology, and Bicycke Repair. He lives in San Francisco. He has been called as an expert witness in numerous cases involving bicycle-safety and patent disputes.