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Originally Posted by DJayhawk
I have a just recently got a 1987 Scwhinn Le Tour that has been neglected for the last 12 years or more. I want to take the bike completely apart and clean it/ lube all the necessary parts and put it back together.
Obviously this is not something I have done before but I like challenges, so can anyone suggest a good maintenance book that I should get before starting this endeavor?
Also how many bike specific tools do you think I'll need to complete a project like this?
Thanks for your help.
I have zinn's book but haven't used it much, and I have heard that Park Tools big blue book is good.
There park tools and Sheldon Brown's web site that might help.
Tools. To strip the frame
Metric Allen wrenches
Bottom bracket tools
Headset remover and press
Metric socket to remove crank bolts