Mountain Bike Maintenance: The Illustrated Manual

Complete step-by-step guide, from simple repairs to major overhauls.

Mountain bikes endure a great deal of punishment.

Mountain Bike Maintenance explains how to keep a bike trouble-free on- or off-road.

From fixing flat tires to replacing worn brakes, from headset to chainset, this book is crucial for every level of mountain-biker from beginners to veterans.

Mountain Bike Maintenance shows how to: Make maintenance a pleasure — not a chore Customize your bike for special conditions or a personal riding style Increase a bike’s speed Do roadside repairs Extend a bike’s life.

This book is filled with practical advice, new technologies, tricks, tips and shortcuts — an essential reference for mountain bike owners.