Road Bike Maintenance provides cycling enthusiasts with step-by-step guidance to maintaining and repairing their bikes, combining an easy-to-use format and design with high quality photographs of the latest equipment. Understanding how to look after your own bike is a necessary skill - particularly given the costs of modern bikes (even basic bikes are around GBP500) and services in bike shops (often GBP100 plus). This book guides the reader through every repair possible on a road bike and also give tips on how to spot the early warning signs of trouble so that you can fix the problem before it leads to costly relacements. The spiral bound design means that the book will open flat so that you can easily follow the fully illustrated step-by-step guidance. It is the perfect reference manual to have in your shed or workshop and also contain lots of tips on how to conduct quick repairs if you get into trouble while out on the road.
Guy Andrews is an experienced freelance cycling writer who has worked for all the major UK cycling magazines. He is the author of Mountain Bike Maintenance and The Cyclist's Training Manual (A&C Black) and The Rough Guide to Cycling in London and is a competitive road biker.