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Bike Repair and Maintenance For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-48036-6
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364 pages
February 2009
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Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Channeling Your Inner Grease Monkey.

Chapter 2: Bike Physiology: Understanding How Your Bike Works.

Chapter 3: Setting Up Shop: Repairing Your Bike at Home.

Chapter 4: Making like MacGyver: Handling Repairs on the Road.

Chapter 5: Help! When You Need Professional Assistance.

Part II: Basic Bike Repairs.

Chapter 6: Burning Rubber: Tires and Tubes.

Chapter 7: Hugging the Curb: The Wheels.

Chapter 8: Stopping Short: The Brakes.

Chapter 9: Taking Your Seat: Saddles and Seat Posts.

Chapter 10: Hitting the Links: The Chain.

Chapter 11: Gearing Up: Freewheels and Cassettes.

Part III: Shifting into a Higher Gear: Advanced Bike Repairs.

Chapter 12: Holding It All Together: The Frame and Suspension.

Chapter 13: Putting the Pedal to the Metal: The Drivetrain.

Chapter 14: Dropping It into Gear: The Shifting System.

Chapter 15: Turning on a Dime: The Steering System.

Part IV: Keeping Your Bike on the Road.

Chapter 16: An Ounce of Preventive Maintenance.

Chapter 17: Regular Bike Maintenance.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten (Or So) Steps to Take before You Ride.

Chapter 19: Ten Considerations in Fitting Your Bike.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Improve the Performance and Comfort of Your Bike.

Index.

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