A Rough Guide to Bicycle Maintenance

A Rough Guide to Bicycle Maintenance

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Shelley created this as a little take home instruction guide for her bike repair workshop at the Portland Zine Symposium. It goes over the basics of fixing a flat tire, working with wheels, the parts of a bike, bearings, doing a tune-up, tools, and dealing with bike shops as a woman but most of all what shines through is Shelley's character and personality in the way that she describes things and her utter passion for cycling. Well worth any price for the information alone. * Now includes additional pages of material about working on brakes!!1* 5* 6* : 3 * E: special tips : +++++++++++++ never use excessive force, this will avoid breaking bolts, stripping soft metals, and help ... to put on an axle for example, it is probably the wrong one. dona#39;t do it. be patient when lining up threads (bottom brackets, axles, etc.) ... to call or go to for advice is even better. use the proper tool, (examples cable cutters not wire cutters , a 15 mm wrench not a vice grip, anbsp;...

Title:A Rough Guide to Bicycle Maintenance
Author:Microcosm Publishing, Shelly Lynn Jackson
Publisher:Microcosm Publishing - 2008-05-01


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