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Old 03-01-07, 11:43 PM   #1
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Good book?

I normally get any work done on my bike at a local shop, and it's EXTREMELY reasonable, but I'd still figure it's more economical to buy a solid book that could teach me to do the repairs myself. Any suggestions?
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Old 03-01-07, 11:57 PM   #2
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Park Tool, and they have their website to fill in any holes. That's the first choice.

Here's a website for more:

http://peteandedbooks.com/7.htm

A lot of choices, actually.

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go to the library.
they have tons.
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go to the library.
they have tons.
Who woulda thought?!

I agree with East Hill.
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Yeah, the libraries tend to get annoyed when you bring back the books covered with chain grease...and it's not that expensive to buy one for reference.

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yea...I like "The Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair"
I don't like the Haynes Bicycle repair book
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i dont like the haynes underwear.
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Trial and error
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