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    I need to learn how to fix or maintain my bike

    Anyone know of a good book or video on bicycle maintenance and repair?

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    Lennard Zinn, who writes for VeloNews, has bike maintenance books. Check a Barnes & Noble or Borders, etc. Also, some bike shops do training classes or bring in a rep from Park Tool USA (a major bike tool company) to do a training session.

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    Sheldon Browns online repair articles are pretty good too. Go forward without fear. It's not that tough, and your LBS can bail you out of any serious screw ups. bk

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    "Bicycling Magazine's Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance and Repair for Road and Mountain Bikes" by Jim Langley is a pretty good book. Used, they go for about $5 on Amazon or Half.com.

    +1 on the Sheldon Brown suggestion.

    There's a lot of good info at http://www.bikewebsite.com/index.htm too.

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    Dead last finish is better than did not finish and infinitely better than did not start.

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    Thanx for all the input.

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    Hey, let us know how the work goes.
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