Zinn's Cycling Primer: Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for Cyclists by Lennard ZinnZinn's Cycling Primer: Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for Cyclists by Lennard Zinn

Zinn's Cycling Primer: Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for Cyclists

byLennard Zinn

Paperback | June 16, 2004

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A complete guide to the sport and pastime, Zinn's Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for Cyclists is for the novice and aficionado alike. The book includes routine bicycle maintenance tips, simple tricks to fix troublesome quirks, and tutorials to help increase cycling performance. The focus is on both learnable skills and understanding components and hardware. Specific units range from improving pedal stroke and building a disc brake rear wheel to setting up clip-in pedals and shoes and mastering technical uphills. Famous athletes and mechanics provide special insight, and accompanying photographs clearly illustrate each procedure. Aimed at road and mountain cyclists as well as triathletes, this book presents valuable information in a format that's fun and easy to grasp.
Lennard Zinn is a bike racer, framebuilder and technical writer. He grew up cycling, skiing, running rivers and tinkering with mechanical devices in Los Alamos, New Mexico. After receiving a B.A. in physics from Colorado College, he became a member of the U.S. Olympic Development (road) Cycling Team. He went on to work in Tom Ritchey’s...
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Title:Zinn's Cycling Primer: Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for CyclistsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.9 × 6.9 × 0.7 inPublished:June 16, 2004Publisher:VeloPressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1931382433

ISBN - 13:9781931382434

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Praise for Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance. "Whether someone is experienced at repairing bicycles or is just a weekend rider, this book includes everything to keep bikes rolling."