Bicycling Essential Road Bike Maintenance Handbook by Brian Fiske

By Brian Fiske

Cyclists won't ever worry the unknown panorama of bicycle fix at the highway with this condensed version of the perennial Rodale favourite, The Bicycling consultant to accomplish Bicycle upkeep and service by Todd Downs. This variation incorporates a compact trim dimension that matches simply in a package bag or pocket and is filled with info on preserving and repairing bicycles that's fitted to any touring cyclist.

This moveable guide distills the middle basics and serves as a consultant to repairing and holding one's motorcycle, focusing in particular on directions with step by step images, troubleshooting suggestions, hyperlinks to movies, and important sidebar fabric. The booklet is obviously prepared from entrance of motorbike to again with color-coded web page tabs serving as a visible desk of contents to key motorbike parts in order that readers can locate speedy and successfully the knowledge they need.

Bicycling crucial highway motorcycle upkeep guide edited by means of Brian Fiske is the ideal troubleshooting consultant for each cyclist―beginner or intermediate―and will offer a welcome aid to any bike owner confronted with unforeseen concerns at the road.

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To determine the correct saddle height, sit on the bike while wearing riding clothes. Have a friend hold you and the bike upright, or place your bike in a doorway, near a wall, or in a stationary trainer that holds the bike level with the ground. Rotate the crankarms to the 12-0’clock/6-0’clock position. Set your heel on the lower pedal. You should be able to place your heel comfortably on the pedal, and your leg should be fully extended-meaning it should be straight (see photo). If there’s a noticeable bend in your knee, your saddle is too low.

PROBLEM: Your clipless pedal cleats will not come off because the bolts are damaged or frozen. SOLUTION: Apply a penetrating lubricant, then use a punch and hammer to loosen the screws. Use a pointed punch and strike the bolt to make a small divot. Put the point of the punch into the divot and strike the punch so that the force pushes the screw counterclockwise and loosens it. PROBLEM: You stripped the threaded plate inside your shoe. SOLUTION: In some shoes, it’s possible to lift up the liner inside the shoe and replace the threaded insert.

3. With a seat-tube installation, most of the cables from the Power Unit will drop into place in the BB shell. The exception is the charger cable end, which will need to be gently pulled into the appropriate hole on your frame. 4. Note that the V2 Power Unit is compatible with V1 components, though you’ll need a new Interface Unit and charger, along with the Power Unit, to make the change. Campagnolo EPS Installation and Setup Note: We’re using Campagnolo Record EPS V1 components in most of the examples here, but other Electronic Power Shift (EPS V1) systems are set up similarly.

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