Image of Bike Repair Manual book coverBike Repair Book

Published by Dorling Kindersley

From mountain bikes and road racers to hybrid and leisure bikes, this practical guide ensures you can keep any bike in peak condition.

This book covers everything from replacing brake blocks to adjusting suspension. This edition is fully revised and updated with maintenance details of the very latest cycling equipment

Clear, jargon-free advice steers you through a complete maintenance programme, step-by-step photography shows you how to clean, maintain and repair your bicycle while easy-to-use "How it Works" section illustrates the mechanical operations.

Ideal for both beginners and dedicated cyclists alike, this is the bible of bicycle repairs.

This is what some of the reviewers said:-

"As one of Cycling Weekly and Cycle Sport's European correspondents, Chris Sidwells has an impressive knowledge of the bicycle.

"Suitable for all abilities, this book is a great one-stop point of reference for those with a penchant for DIY bike maintenance. It covers topics from bike care through to brake adjustment, with hundreds of pictures complimenting the simple instructions that guide you through correct methods of maintaining your bike.

"The book also goes further in ensuring an in-depth understanding of bike technology through the use of x-ray pictures of such areas as the bottom bracket and pedals, while each new topic features a step locator bike picture to locate the area of the bike under focus.

"Easy to follow and detailed information make this book worthy of reference. It can be found in all good book shops, priced at £7.99".

Cycling Weekly.

"Perfect guide for bikies and beginners alike".

Independent on Sunday.

"This A5 manual give encyclopaedic insight into how a bicycle works and how to maintain it. The in-depth topics include: getting to know your bike, caring for your bike, transmission, steering and wheels, brakes and suspension. The book is written in a very clear and informative manner making it nice and easy to follow, and being so new and up to date covers nearly every modern part found on mountain bikes.

"Even if you have no intention of ever doing any of the maintenance yourself, you should at least try to absorb some of the knowledge that is printed in these pages".


The Bike Repair Manual is available throughout the world and has been translated into many foreign languages.

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