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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 12-01-08, 05:39 PM   #1
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Bicycle Books Recommendation?

What is the best bike manual regarding component explanations, maintenance, geometry, wheel building, and/or whatever else?
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Old 12-01-08, 05:42 PM   #2
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http://www.microcosmpublishing.com/catalog/books/2077/
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http://www.amazon.com/Zinn-Art-Road-...8175864&sr=8-1

http://www.amazon.com/Big-Blue-Book-...8175830&sr=1-1
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Old 12-01-08, 05:57 PM   #4
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Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance.
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The Custom Bicycle by Kolin and Rosa
The Bicycle Builder's Bible by Jack Wiley
Bicycle Repair Manual by Chris Sidwells
Glenn's Complete and/or Glenn's New Complete Bicycle Manual
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For wheel-building specifically, Jobst Brandt's The Bicycle Wheel: http://www.amazon.com/Bicycle-Wheel-...8182217&sr=8-1

For facts about every part and technology that you could ever need to know (and then some), Sutherland's: http://www.amazon.com/Sutherlands-7t...8182475&sr=8-2
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