Zinn & the Art of Triathlon Bikes: Aerodynamics, Bike Fit, Speed Tuning, and Maintenance

Zinn & the Art of Triathlon Bikes: Aerodynamics, Bike Fit, Speed Tuning, and Maintenance

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Overview

Zinn & the Art of Triathlon Bikes is the first and only book on the market that caters to the specific bike tuning and maintenance needs of triathletes. Using the successful format of his best-selling VeloPress books, Lennard Zinn guides triathletes through the many triathlon-specific problems including bike tuning, maintenance, and shipping a bike safely from race to race. He also provides clear advice on equipment choice and upgrades to help readers make sensible choices as they advance through the sport. Triathletes will improve comfort and develop speed in the aerodynamic time trial position, increasing their enjoyment of the bike leg, which is the most technical leg of any triathlon race.

Newcomers and experienced mechanics alike will benefit from the clear illustrations, exploded views of components, and practical tips on how to completely and properly maintain all aspects of their tri bikes in order to ensure hours of trouble-free riding. Readers will also find help with deciding whether to tackle the maintenance project or head to the bike shop for repairs. The practical and time-saving tips in this book are not available in collected form elsewhere.

Zinn is one of the world's most trusted authorities on bicycle design, maintenance, and repair, and this book answers the call for "a Zinn book" ' for triathletes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931382977
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 05/28/2007
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Lennard Zinn is a professional bicycle framebuilder and student of the bicycle arts. He is also the technical writer for Inside Triathlon magazine and senior technical editor for VeloNews magazine. His other books include Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance, Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance, and Zinn's Cycling Primer.

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