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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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    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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    Check out this link too. These books are all downloadable.

    http://www.roadbikerider.com/bookstore.htm
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    Zinn++

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    Is there anything in the Blue Book that aint on their website?
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    Quote Originally Posted by GRedner
    Zinn++
    and another +, it's in the tool chest with my took kit.
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