Author(s): Todd Downs
Cyclists will never fear the unknown landscape of bicycle repair on the road with this condensed edition of the perennial Rodale favorite, The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance and Repair by Todd Downs. This edition features a compact trim size that fits easily in a kit bag or pocket and is packed with information on maintaining and repairing bicycles that is suited for any traveling cyclist. This portable handbook distils the core fundamentals and serves as a guide to repairing and maintaining one's bike, focusing specifically on instructions with step-by-step photos, troubleshooting tips, links to videos, and helpful sidebar material. The book is clearly organized from front of bike to back with colour-coded page tabs serving as a visual table of contents to key bike areas so that readers can find quickly and efficiently the information they need. This stunning reference book is the perfect troubleshooting guide for every cyclist - beginner or intermediate - and will provide a welcome relief to any cyclist faced with unexpected issues on the road.
BRIAN FISKE is a contributing writer for "Bicycling "magazine and a contributing editor at "Mountain Bike "magazine. He has been an avid mountain biker for 20 years and has competed in 24-hour races, downhill events, and a 100-mile race along the Iditarod Trail in Alaska. He resides in Bangor, ME.