Do-It-Yourself Bike Repair Manual
The Do-It-Yourself Bike Repair Manualwas written to aid individuals who want to make general repairs on their bicycles at home. This book was designed as a beginner’s primer on repairing and maintaining bikes.
The book is divided into two parts. Part 1: Mastering the Bike, deals with the preliminaries of bike maintenance. A short history of the bike has been prepared as well, and the historical timeline can be found in “History of the Bike”.
If you want to know more about the major parts and systems that are integrated into the modern bicycle, you can read more about this in the section “The Parts of a Bicycle”.
For those who want to be familiar with the essential tools needed for bike repair, a list of the most commonly used tools can be found in the section “Tools of the Trade”.
A preliminary discussion on lubricants can be read in “Of Oils & Lubricants”. If you are interested in creating a devoted workspace for bike repair, you can learn more about this undertaking in the section “Creating the Ideal Workspace”.
Part 2: Bike Repair & Maintenance Central deals with some situations where a cyclist can make easy repairs on his bike. An extensive discussion on lubrication can be found in the first section of Part 2, “How to Lubricate Your Bike Properly”.