Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance: The World's Best-Selling Guide to Mountain Bike Repair

Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance: The World's Best-Selling Guide to Mountain Bike Repair

by Lennard Zinn


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781937715472
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 02/07/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 496
Sales rank: 143,739
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Lennard Zinn is the world's leading expert on bike maintenance and repair. He is a world-renowned bicycle technician, frame builder, and tech writer for VeloNews magazine and VeloNews.com.

Zinn was a member of the U.S. national racing team and has been riding and fixing bikes for nearly 50 years. A professional frame builder for his business Zinn Cycles, Lennard hosts the popular bike tech Q&A column on VeloNews.com.

His best-selling bike maintenance and repair books include Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance , Zinn & the Art of Triathlon Bikes , Zinn's Cycling Primer , The Mountain Bike Performance Handbook , and The Mountain Bike Owner's Manual. He lives and works in Boulder, Colorado.

Table of Contents



1 Tools

2 Basic Stuff: Preride Inspection, Wheel Removal, and General Cleaning

3 Emergency Repairs: How to Get Home When Something Big Breaks or You Get Lost or Hurt

4 Chains

5 Cable-Shift Transmissions: Front and Rear Derailleurs, Cables, and Shifters

6 Electronic Shifting Systems

7 Tires: Tires, Tubes, and Tubeless Tires

8 Wheels: Rims, Spokes, Hubs, Cassettes, and Freewheels

9 Disc Brakes

10 Rim Brakes: Cables, Levers, and Calipers

11 Cranks and Bottom Brackets

12 Handlebars, Stems, and Headsets

13 Pedals

14 Saddles and Seatposts

15 Wheelbuilding

16 Forks

17 Frames


A Troubleshooting Index

B Gear Development

C Mountain Bike Fitting

D Torque Table




Illustration Index

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