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Bicycle Maintenance Book and DVD Bundle

Save money when you buy the 6th Edition of The Bike Book and the Road Bike Setup and Maintenance DVD!

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The Bike Book - Complete Bicycle Maintenance

The 6th Edition of the best cycle book there is!

Back in its latest edition the Bike Book is back, filled with essential guidance on how to keep your bike in tip-top condition.

Fully illustrated throughout with colour photographs, making difficult tasks easy!

192 colour A4 pages - Hardback

Includes; Shimano, Sram and Campagnolo

'Everything you need to know about bikes but are afraid to ask' The Independent


Road Bike Setup and Maintenance DVD

Professionally filmed in the Drivenandridden studio, 'round-the-world' cyclist Darryl Kelbrick teaches you exactly how to get the most from your Road Bike - with clear, close-up shots, tips and advice that enable you to do a professional job - even if you have no experience.

This comprehensive DVD takes you through the following:

1. ROAD BIKE FITTING

* Making sure you have the correct crank length

* Measuring your inseam and shoulders properly

* Saddle position (height / fore and aft / angle)

* Handlebar position (width / height / rotation)

* Cleat adjustment

* How the above adjustments relate to comfort and performance

2. GEAR SET UP AND MAINTENANCE

* All set up techniques apply to Shimano and Campagnolo Derailleur systems

* Setting up your front derailleur (including alignment and limit screws)

* Setting up your rear derailleur (including limit screws and cable adjustment)

* Replacement of both front and rear derailleur cables (including removal, cutting to size, and refitting)

* Maintaining and lubricating existing cables thoroughly

* Hints and tips to help prolong the life of your gears

3. HEADSET SET UP AND MAINTENANCE

* Explanation of headset terminology and how headsets differ

* How to check for correct adjustment

* How to adjust your headset properly

* Removal and assembly of headset and forks

* Cleaning, re-greasing, and checking for wear

* Covers both threadless and threaded headsets as well as cartridge and loose bearing styles

4. BRAKE SET UP AND MAINTENANCE

* Removing the old cables

* Cutting cables and housings to the correct size

* Fitting the new cables and housings

* Cable adjustment and set-up

* Cleaning and lubrication of existing cables to prolong their life

* Brake pad replacement and set-up

5. PUNCTURE REPAIR AND WHEEL TRUING

* Wheel, tyre and tube removal

* Different puncture types and how to repair them

* How to prepare the area so the patch sticks properly

* How to refit the tube to avoid pinching and sticking

* Inspecting the rim and fitting new rim tape

* How to eliminate high and low spots on the tyre

* Truing your rim without using a truing stand

6. HANDLEBAR TAPE FITTING

* Adhesive and non-adhesive tape

* Removing the old tape

* Inspecting the bars to make sure they are safe

* Securing the cables

* Preparing the bars and tape

* Fitting the tape to get a long-lasting professional finish - yes, even around the levers!

7. CLEANING, LUBING AND INSPECTING

* Equipment needed

* Drivetrain

* Wetting, washing and cleaning

* Protecting

* Lubricating

* Inspecting

EVERYTHING YOU WILL EVER NEED TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR ROAD BIKE!

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