Bicycle! by Sam Tracy
A Repair & Maintenance Manifesto

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Sam has a way of weaving his personal political and social beliefs into his mechanical wisdom, helping to make his books more free-flowing than an endless set of step by step instructions.
-Urban Velo

Synopsis

Providing cyclists the know-how to take bicycle repair into their own hands, this manual covers bike care without technical terms. Written by a bicycle mechanic and laden with photographs and drawings, this guide is a valuable resource for professional bicycle workers and commuters. This updated edition includes an expanded index and a revised resource section. Topics include essential tools, bicycle components, on-the-road repairs, scavenging, locks, preventing rust, and more.
 

About Sam Tracy

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Sam Tracy is the author of How to Rock and Roll and Roadside Bicycle Repair.
 
Published January 1, 2013 by PM Press. 250 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Education & Reference. Non-fiction
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News Review.

Good
Reviewed by Chico News and Review on Jun 01 2008

This handy little book will help you know your bike better and get out of a jam quickly.

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The Brain Pan

Good
Reviewed by PM Press on Jan 20 2013

This book cuts through the obtuse techno-speak and delivers maintenance clarity with a touch of humor and radicalism, while categorically denying mechanistry’s supposed dreariness.

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Momentum Mag

Below average
Reviewed by Laura Bucci on Apr 01 2009

But should you take this...on the road? Tracy rambles...and often writes in a cumbersome manner...He is having fun, but is the reader? If you’re lounging back and perusing the book pre-trip, then perhaps you’ll warm up to his prose and humour.

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Urban Velo

Good
Reviewed by Brad on Mar 19 2009

Sam has a way of weaving his personal political and social beliefs into his mechanical wisdom, helping to make his books more free-flowing than an endless set of step by step instructions.

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