Illustrated with clear, full-color photographs throughout, this book covers the most essential procedures in bicycle maintenance and repair. Subjects have been selected to exclude jobs that cannot be handled by the average non-mechanic. The instructions are systematic and written in simple, non-technical language. Chapters are devoted to each of the major areas of the bike and its maintenance. Also included is a systematic troubleshooting guide, a bibliography and an index.
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.