Haynes The Bike Book ? Complete bike maintenance, Mark Storey review

Haynes, bicycle maintenance books
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Unfortunately, trying to encompass the full gamut of bike types is a bit ambitious in this book length, meaning you may need to guess between steps at times. It's a useful pictorial reference for the basics and the ?spanner' difficulty gauge is handy.

Reasons to buy
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    Covers all bikes

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    Clear design and easy-to-follow illustrations

Reasons to avoid
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    Skips some steps in order to fit more into book

Most people have a Haynes manual at home for their chosen breed of car - for motor vehicles it's considered the go-to reference guide.

The bike version stays up to date with frequent new editions and the crisp photos and succinct steps with large print make it handy to work from directly in the workshop.