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Old 04-06-05, 03:45 PM
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Books on building a bike?

I thought about buying a frame and then constructing a road bike from that, getting parts one by one and doing sort of a "work in progress" thing with it. This would also be a great opportunity to learn the true mechanics of a road bike as well as enjoying riding it even more by knowing I built it.

What are some good books/pamphlets/literature out there for this?

Any informal classes offered by bike shops in CO?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 04-06-05, 04:12 PM
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Sounds like this book would be pretty on point for you....
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Old 04-06-05, 06:26 PM
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While reading a book (or books) will help, there's nothing like hands-on experience and the ability to ask questions. Recommend you sign up for one of the 4 (or 5) day Park Tool Classes offered by various (and hopefully local) bike shops.
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