Whether you are an experienced cyclist or a novice, you will have more fun riding your bike if you can count on it not to break down - and if you can fix it when it does. That is what this book will help you achieve. In very simple terms and with step-by-step full colour illustrations, it explains the most common maintenance and repair jobs -in the workshop and on the roadside. The procedures are presented in a step-by-step format, and the illustrations cover every aspect of the work: - Routine maintenance - Roadside repairs - How to fix a flat tyre - Adjusting brakes and gears - Straightening wheels - Checking the suspension - Lighting and other accessories - Systematic procedures and trouble-shooting checklists for the most frequently required bicycle maintenance and repair jobs. Handy format makes this a useful book to carry in your panniers, or to keep in the home workshop. Rob van der Plas is the world's leading author on bicycle technology.