Bicycling Science

Author: David Gordon Wilson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262731541
Size: 17.69 MB
Format: PDF
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A new, updated edition of a popular book on the history, science, and engineering of bicycles, by MIT mechanical engineering professor emeritus David Gordon Wilson.

Mastering Mountain Bike Skills 3e

Author: Lopes, Brian
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492544494
Size: 13.51 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Advance your mountain biking experience even further with Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, Third Edition. Learn from the firsthand advice and personal experiences of world champion Brian Lopes. The third edition features more high-quality photos, improved instruction, and new techniques and tips for every riding style.

Lugged Bicycle Frame Construction

Author: Marc-Andre R. Chimonas
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1492232645
Size: 12.63 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Contrary to popular belief, building a strong well-aligned bicycle frame does not require thousands of dollars of tools or weeks of hands-on training. This manual instructs the reader how to construct a quality lugged bicycle frame using inexpensive tools. Sections of this manual describe: principals of bicycle design; brazing technique; the use of inexpensive air-fuel and industrial grade oxy-fuel torches; tube mitering; jigging using inexpensive materials; builds for 26 inch, 650c, 650b, and 700c wheels; builds for tires up to 45 mm wide; and a step-by-step walkthrough of the frame building process. Build the following: road racing bicycles, all-road bicycles, touring bicycles, commuting bicycles, fixies and single speed bicycles, cyclocross and monstercross bicycles.

The Dancing Chain

Author: Frank J. Berto
Publisher: Cycling Resources
ISBN: 1892495775
Size: 13.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Unlike other bicycle history books, which cover only the first 100 years, this book deals extensively with the second century of bicycle development. It traces the development of the modern derailleur bicycle from its crude beginnings right up to the most modern mountain bikes and road racing bicycles. This thoroughly updated and expanded edition includes over 100 additional illustrations and hundreds of text corrections and updates.

Big Blue Book Of Bicycle Repair 3rd Edition

Author: C. Calvin Jones
ISBN: 097655304X
Size: 20.66 MB
Format: PDF
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A complete and concise manual for any mechanical procedure you choose to tackle when repairing your bicycle. Road or mountain, recumbent or kids bike, whatever you ride, this manual gives you a well-rounded look at its mechanics.