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Best book on bike maintenence?(3 posts)

Best book on bike maintenence?Chris Zeller
Sep 7, 2001 1:30 PM
Ok so it's time to get serious. I finally bought an expensive bike and I think it's time I learned a thing or two about adjusting a derailer, toeing in brakes, truing a wheel, botom brackets and headsets etc. So what's the best book?

Zinn and the art of roadbike racing? Perhaps something good for my MTB as well?

Got Zinn?js5280
Sep 7, 2001 3:02 PM
Zinn does a good job in my opinion but I'm not building bikes/wheels from scratch either. Got the MTB one, you're more than welcome to borrow it since you're in the neighborhood.
Zinn vs BicyclingRich Clark
Sep 7, 2001 3:24 PM
Zinn wins, no contest. I have the "Road Bike" version of Zinn, and last year's edition of the Bicycling book, and Zinn always ends up being the one that answers my questions and shows me how to do the job. The Zinn drawings are much clearer than the Bicycling photos. And I find that even when working on my son's MTB the Zinn covers almost everything I need to know.