Mountain Bike Maintenance

Book Description

Whether readers are experienced or beginner mountain bikers, knowing how to keep their bike in peak condition is essential for enjoyment of the sport. Being able to recognise the early warning signs of trouble--and knowing what to do about them--means less time and money wasted getting a bike fixed and more time out on the trail.

With color photographs throughout, this practical manual includes illustrated, step-by-step guides to repairing and maintaining every single part of a bike. It also includes advice on tools and workshop setup, how to avoid problems in the first place, and how to carry out emergency on-the-trail repairs. This is the essential companion handbook for any mountain biker.

About Andrews, Dr Guy

Guy Andrews is an experienced magazine editor and freelance writer who has worked for all the UK cycling publishers throughout his career. He was technical editor of Mountain Biker International magazine for four years before becoming editor at Cycling, also for four years.

He now runs a PR and marketing agency for the cycling industry which has worked with many of the major U.K. suppliers and distributors. He worked on DK's Compete Bike Book as technical and logistics consultant.

He is the author of A Rough Guide to Cycling in London and continues to contribute features for cycling magazines. He also teaches cycle maintenance to bikeshop mechanics and personal clients.