Re: [CR]interesting book: Bicycle Mechanics


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From: "Stephen Sitz" <stephen@preferred-realtor.com>
To: "Rick Chasteen" <rchasteen@kc.rr.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]interesting book: Bicycle Mechanics
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 15:45:55 -0400


I've got one too. Found it online at powells.com .

I'll bring it to the Cirque but sorry, not for sale.

Steve Sitz
Franklin, NC


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Chasteen"
To:
Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 3:31 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]interesting book: Bicycle Mechanics



> Tom:
>
> I'll second your endorsement. Mine is the only copy I've ever seen and I
> particularly like the European pro mechanic's view of things. His
> component recommendations are also interesting but not surprising:
> Campagnolo, Mavic, DT, etc.
>
> Rick Chasteen, Kansas City
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tom Dalton" <tom_s_dalton@yahoo.com>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 2:05 PM
> Subject: [CR]interesting book: Bicycle Mechanics
>
>
> >
> > Since I don't recall this coming up before, and since I was just paging
> through my copy last night, I thought I'd mention to the list that "Bicycle
> Mechanics in Workshop and Competition" is worth checking out. I have rarely
> seen copies for sale, but if anyone has a chance to buy one they should snap
> it up. This is the only "how to fix your bike" book I've seen that has
> something to offer the experienced mechanic. For the most part it details
> how race mechanics clean, maintain, set up and repair racing bikes, and will
> mostly serve to confirm what many of you already know. However, I doubt
> there is anyone on the list who wouldn't pick up at least one useful tip
> from this book. Lots of attention to cleaning techniques, inspection of
> failure-prone parts, gluing tires, trasferring rider position between
> bikes... all the pro-team mechanic stuff. Written in the late 80's by Steve
> Snowling, a hired-gun Euro race mechanic from England.
> >
> > Tom Dalton
> >
> > Bethlehem, PA