The Ultimate Guide to Bike Maintenance and Upgrades review

Bicycle Maintenance, bicycle maintenance books
Cycling Weekly Verdict

With an impressive name drop, the book is foreworded by Geraint Thomas. Cheap, useful and pretty comprehensive. No index in the back is a hell of an oversight in a quick reference guide, though.

Reasons to buy
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    Well priced - best for those on a budget

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    Pretty comprehensive

Reasons to avoid
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    No index

This little book represents great value and is surprisingly detailed.

Its magazine-like format is full of useful extra titbits of information alongside the main text and the step-by-step photos are clear and very helpful.

There's plenty of recognition of various standards by manufacturers too, with instructions for each.

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