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 a mechanical engineer with a passion for the bicycle. His earlier books include Bicycle Technology, The Penguin Bicycle Handbook, The Mountain Bike Book, Bicycle Repair, Simple Bicycle Repair, and Mountain Bike Maintenance.