A stylish, practical guide to keeping you safe on your bike, full of maintenance tips, tricks, and techniques
You may love to cruise the streets and lanes with the wind in your hair, but would you be able to fix your bike if it let you down?" Fix Your Bike" is a straightforward, stylish. and no-fuss approach to getting you geared up and back on your bike in no time. This visually stunning, clear-cut, hands-on guide to DIY bike maintenance and safety does exactly what it says on the tin. By teaching you the basics in plain terms and straightforward, step-by-step instructions it allows you to just get on with riding your bike. Speedy, easy, and proficient, "Fix Your Bike "is full of shortcuts, tricks. and techniques that all cyclists should know to help them get back (and remain) on the road. This book will aid and encourage you in all areas of bike maintenance from puncture repair to gear care, brake-tightening to chain-fixing this brilliant roadside companion will help you bring out the best in your bike."
Jackie Strachan has been cycling since progressing from her first trike aged 4 (big boot, handy for mum's shopping) via assorted bikes, including a Moulton Super 4, to her current Brompton and Specialized Crossroads Cruz. Currently living in Somerset, she spent 10 years cycling through thick city traffic into Central London from the suburbs and is a veteran urban cyclist, well versed in the dos and don'ts of life in the cycle lane. She is the author of Fix It Good: Car. Jane Moseley enjoys exploring cities in the saddle and is the author of a number of practical books, including Household Management for Men.