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Old 10-04-06, 11:50 AM   #1
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How to book on road bike maintenance?

I'd like to be able to perform more of my own bike maintenance. Any books to recommend on the subject?
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Old 10-04-06, 11:56 AM   #2
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http://www.amazon.com/Bicycling-Comp...9984549/ref=sr

It's cheap, aimed at beginners, well-illustrated, includes descriptive sections that get you understanding how different parts work together, and yet quite thorough!! That book literally changed my life. My copy has greasy thumbprints on the cover and all the pages
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Old 10-04-06, 12:32 PM   #3
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Check out this link too. These books are all downloadable.

http://www.roadbikerider.com/bookstore.htm
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Old 10-04-06, 12:50 PM   #5
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this is a great one...

http://www.amazon.com/Zinn-Road-Bike...e=UTF8&s=books
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Old 10-04-06, 01:12 PM   #7
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Is there anything in the Blue Book that aint on their website?
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Old 10-05-06, 07:38 AM   #8
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