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    MTB literature?

    Does anyone have any suggestions on a good MTB maintenance book? I want a book that can take me step by step on how to maintain and repair just about anything on my bike.

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    Zinn's guide to mountain bike maintenance. The title is something like that at least.

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    Zinn and the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance

    Just got this and started reading it. Seems great so far.
    Last edited by Tag1; 03-16-06 at 03:16 PM.

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    Yep, that's the one. I second Tag's opinion.

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    Looks good.
    Full suspension is better

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    There is also the Park Tool book. How do they compare?

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    Barnett's is also pretty good. You can download a few sample chapters from BBI.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountainclimber
    There is also the Park Tool book. How do they compare?
    Zinn's books are far better. Bicycling Magazine puts one out that's almost as good as the Zinn books. Park's book is good, but not as good as these others, and much of it reads like a big ad for Park Tool. Besides, the same stuff in the Park book can be gotten from Park's web site.
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    Zinn's book it is! thanks to everyone for their suggestions

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    I have Zinn's and Bicycle Magazines. I like Zinn best. Haven't checked out Parks

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    I picked up a maintenance book at barnes and nobble. They had about three to choose from. So i was able to thumb through the books and see which i liked best.

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