Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance is the world's best-selling guide to bicycle repair and maintenance. From basic repairs like how to fix a flat tyre to advanced overhauls of drivetrains and brakes, Lennard Zinn's clearly illustrated guide makes every bicycle repair and maintenance job easy for everyone.
Zinn's friendly step-by-step guide explains the tools you'll need and how to know you've done the job right. The two-colour interior is easy to read-even in a dimly-lit garage or workshop. Hundreds of hand-drawn illustrations and exploded parts diagrams show just the right level of detail to lead you through every bicycle repair task.
This smartly organised guide shows how to repair new and old bicycles from top to bottom. Zinn's guide includes simple instructions for hundreds of bike maintenance and repair jobs:
Basics: How to fix a flat tyre, lube a bicycle chain, adjust the brakes
Emergency repairs: How to fix a broken chain, tighten loose spokes, handle bent shifters
Easy shifting: How to clean, lube, and adjust shifters and cables for smooth shifting
Wheels: How to install a new tyre, change a cassette, true a wheel, replace broken spokes, build your own wheels
Installation: How to install new pedals, chains and chainrings, saddles, handlebars, stems, headsets, forks
New tech: How to maintain 11-speed, electronic shifters, hydraulic road brakes
Cyclocross: How to set up a 'cross bike for racing, select the right components, and make quick repairs
Troubleshooting: How to figure out what's wrong with any bike and fix it
Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance makes bicycle repair and maintenance easy, quick, affordable and fun. With Zinn at your side, you'll know how to keep your bicycling running smoothly for years.