Keep your bike on the road for the long haul! Whether you're training, competing, or simply riding for fun, a properly tuned bike is essential to performance, efficiency, and safety. That's where Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair comes in. Author Daimeon Shanks takes a straightforward "you can do it" approach to maintaining and repairing your bike so it's ready to go when you are. Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair provides simple step-by-step instructions, accompanied by up-close photos, illustrations, and advice, for more than 100 repairs. You'll learn these skills and more: Adjust derailleurs and troubleshoot shifting problems. True your wheels and tweak your hubs for a silky-smooth ride. Install caliper, cantilever, or V-brakes. Repair a broken chain on the roadside. Fix flats in no time flat. Maintain pedals and cleats for efficiency and comfort. Install or adjust a headset. Install handlebars, including aero bars and flat bars. Adjust your saddle for a perfect fit. Determine if a triple crankset is right for you. So spend more time in the saddle and less time and money in costly repair shops. Essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair is the one guide no cyclist should be without!