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Good info on life on the road and how to fix bikes, if a little snooty Nice pictures and gorgeous layout Beautiful book OOPS once again I have created a review associated with the wrong edition This is a record for the British edition and I read the VeloSport edition Goodreads seems only to have a record for the VeloSport hardcover version but I have in hand a paperback version I saw a one sentence description of this somewhere and thought it was a bike mechanic memoir, to complement the many my days as a road cyclist books available Bike Mechanic takes a look inside the daily life of OOPS once again I have created a review associated with the wrong edition This is a record for the British edition and I read the VeloSport edition Goodreads seems only to have a record for the VeloSport hardcover version but I have in hand a paperback version I saw a one sentence description of this somewhere and thought it was a bike mechanic memoir, to complement the many my days as a road cyclist books available Bike Mechanic takes a look inside the daily life of the unsung heroes of the peloton, the bike techs who keep the stars riding But in the book itself, one reads, this book is a collection of stories with some tips and hits that we thought would be useful to amateur mechanics and road cycling enthusiasts alike It certainly isn t comprehensive there just wasn t space The book table of contents is as follows ON THE ROADThe Daily GrindBike WashingTeam CarThe TruckTeam GarageHARDWAREToolsWorkshopTHE BIKEFrame and ForksBottom BracketWheelsTiresBrakesDrivetrainContact PointsCleaning and LubricationThe On the Road section is the closest to describing what being a professional road race bike mechanic is like, but this is only about a quarter of the 272 pages the remainder are a somewhat whimsically selected look at the tools, workshop, and use of these tools for caring for high end road bikes.Although a paperback, this is a nicely produced book with good paper and well reproduced photographs.The two authors convey stories or instructions on how to carry out a mechanical procedure with equal skill They know their subject and their writing is interesting to read as well.The photography is by Taz Darling some of her racing photography is available online The book includes both action oriented photography and the kind of photography appropriate to a how to book both types are executed well If there is a drawback, it is that there is so much in it and I still am not sure of the best way to attack a book like this I read the first third or so in a conventional start to finish way, but eventually started jumping around It is enjoyable and informative for what it is The photography is excellent The descriptions of the workshops, tools and techniques are great But it is missing the personality of the mechanics and any sense of conflict or excitement.I hope the writers will go back and tellreal stories from the road I was hoping to hearabout riders dashing their broken bikes against the pavement and the love and abuse that the mechanics must endure Give meabout the inner stresses of sendi It is enjoyable and informative for what it is The photography is excellent The descriptions of the workshops, tools and techniques are great But it is missing the personality of the mechanics and any sense of conflict or excitement.I hope the writers will go back and tellreal stories from the road I was hoping to hearabout riders dashing their broken bikes against the pavement and the love and abuse that the mechanics must endure Give meabout the inner stresses of sending a bike off to ride the cobbles or a time trial in a close stage race Tell meabout the hierarchy that exists in any corporate endeavor Tell me about the assholes and heroes of the profession Tell me about the defeats and triumphs Tell me about the innovations in components that mechanics hate or love.Looking forward to your next book [ Free E-pub ] ♀ Bike Mechanic: Tales from the Road and the Workshop (Rouleur) ♝ Bike Mechanic Tales from the Road and the Start your review of Bike Mechanic Tales from the Road and the Workshop Rouleur Write a review Mar ,Doctor Moss rated it it was amazing Shelves cycling I like this book a lot It s hard to decide whether it is a book of pictures, or just a well illustrated account of the world of very good, professional bike mechanics Whatever it is, it s very entertaining if you love bikesBike Mechanic Tales from the Road and the Bike Mechanic book Read reviews from world s largest community for readers Bike Mechanic takes a look inside the daily life of the unsung heroes of the Bike Mechanic Tales from the Road and the Bike Mechanic takes a look inside the daily life of the unsung heroes of the peloton, the bike techs who keep the stars riding smoothly and safely on the sport s steepest climbs, the most technical time trials, and the hairpin descents navigated at breakneck speeds With behind the scenes access, the world s best bicycle mechanics tell stories of harrowing days at the Tour de France and theREVIEW Bike Mechanic Tales From the Road and BIKE MECHANIC TALES FROM THE ROAD AND THE WORKSHOP is an homage to these wizards, their tools, and their craft Buy and read the book, absorb the photography, and then go out and buy your favorite mechanic a bottle or six of their favorite libation to show them how much you appreciate what they do to keep your bike on the road and in perfect working order BIKE MECHANIC TALES FROM Book excerpt Bike Mechanic Tales for the Road Editor s note This is an excerpt from Bike Mechanic Tales for the Road and Workshop, a new book from VeloPress The wheel change is the one time that a mechanic can really help hisBike Mechanic by Guy Andrews and Rohan Dubash Bike Mechanic Tales from the Road and the Workshop Guy Andrews and Rohan Dubash with photography by Taz Darling Paperback with flaps Full color interior with photographs throughoutx,pp Bike Mechanic Tales from the Road and 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