Bike Mechanic: Tales From The Road And The Workshop by Guy Andrews

Bike Mechanic: Tales From The Road And The Workshop

byGuy Andrews, Rohan DubashPhotographed byTaz Darling

Paperback | November 1, 2014

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Bike Mechanictakes a look inside the daily life of the unsung heroes of the peloton, the bike techs who keep the stars riding smoothly and safely on the sport's steepest climbs, the most technical time trials, and the hairpin descents navigated at breakneck speeds. With behind-the-scenes access, the world's best bicycle mechanics tell stories of harrowing days at the Tour de France and the unconventional speed tuning requests from the top riders in the sport.

Crisp photography makesBike Mechanica tool-lover's dream, with drool-worthy images of the machinery and equipment that fascinate bike fans. The captivating text also reveals tricks of the trade and secret techniques used by the sport's most experienced technicians.

About The Author

Guy Andrewsis the founder and Editorial Director ofRouleurand has been working in the cycling media for twenty years. During that time he has editedCycling Todaymagazine and worked as technical editor onMountain Biker Internationalmagazine. He has also contributed to several top UK titles includingMBUK,MBR,Total Bike,The Bike Mag, edit...
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Title:Bike Mechanic: Tales From The Road And The WorkshopFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.38 × 7.25 × 0.75 inPublished:November 1, 2014Publisher:VeloPressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1937715183

ISBN - 13:9781937715182

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Table of Contents

ON THE ROAD
The Daily Grind
Bike Washing
Team Car
The Truck
Team Garage

HARDWARE
Tools
Workshop

THE BIKE
Frame and Forks
Bottom Bracket
Wheels
Tires
Brakes
Drivetrain
Contact Points
Cleaning and Lubrication