Caring for your bicycle

Your expert guide to keeping your bicycle in tip-top condition

With expert advice on how to adjust your bike to fit you, how to clean it efficiently, and how to keep it running in top condition, this guide lets you get more enjoyment from your bicycle for longer, more safely, and with the sense of satisfaction that comes from knowing you can fix or prevent problems that may arise yourself – you could even save yourself a small fortune in repair bills.

Synopsis


This step-by-step guide is packed full of information and tells you all you need to know about caring for your bicycle. It covers everything from the basics of why maintenance matters and which tools you should use, to vital safety checks and more advanced maintenance tasks, even the fitting of accessories. Advice on how to adjust your bike to fit you, how to clean it efficiently, and how to keep it running in top condition, lets you get more enjoyment from your bicycle for longer, more safely, and with the sense of satisfaction that comes from knowing you can fix or prevent problems that may arise yourself – you could even save yourself a small fortune in repair bills. With information on maintenance scheduling, troubleshooting advice, and electric bicycles, this book is the perfect companion for every cyclist. Available on iOS, Android & Windows Phone.

Features

• Jargon-free step-by-step guides to keeping your bike in tip-top condition, including how to perform vital safety checks and keep your bike working efficiently.
• Informative videos on adjusting brakes and gears, repairing punctures and changing gear cables.
• Keep track of your tools in the Toolbox section, and get quick and clear information on which repairs you're equipped to handle.
• Keep on top of your bike maintenance by checking off each task from the Maintenance Schedule.
• Easily get information on bike problems with the Troubleshooting section.

About the author


Peter Henshaw was an enthusiast for anything with wheels from an early age – everything from bicycles to 500hp tractors. He was Editor of Motorcycle Sport & Leisure for five years before going freelance and now contributes to a whole raft of transport magazines including Motorcycle News (motorcycles), Twist & Go (scooters), A to B (cycling) and Tractor (as it says…) as well as The Telegraph. He’s also written over 40 books. He’s an all-year round cyclist who does not own a car.

App details

V number: AV4477. Base Price: £1.99 / $2.99.
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eBook info

eISBN: 978-1-845845-42-1 • eV number: eV4542 • Published: November 2013 • Language: English • Digital edition: First Digital Edition. Base eBook price: £4.99 / $7.99 / €6.49 (vendors may set their own prices, so actual prices may vary).
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Original book info

V4477 • Paperback • 21x14.8cm • £6.99 • 64 pages • 97 colour pictures • ISBN: 978-1-845844-77-6 • UPC: 6-36847-04477-0. Price subject to change, P&P extra.


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