The Chainbreaker Bike Book

The Chainbreaker Bike Book : A Rough Guide to Bicycle Maintenance

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A hand-illustrated and accessible introduction to the world of bike repair! Through working at both Plan B Bike Project and French Quarter Bicycles in New Orleans, our co-authors have gathered a wealth of experience to share with would-be mechanics. The first half of this book is a complete repair manual to get you started on choosing, fixing, and riding your bike. The second half reprints all four issues of Chainbreaker zine, whose originals were destroyed in Hurricane Katrina.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 178 x 214 x 14mm | 399.16g
  • Microcosm Publishing
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Second Edition, Second edition
  • 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0977055736
  • 9780977055739
  • 286,697

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"This book is a double treasure. It aims at empowering and teaching readers to do their own repairs and save money. The emphasis is on ordinary bikes and not on high-end road bikes." --Terry Lowe, "Momentum Magazine"
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About Shelly Lynn Jackson

Shelly Lynn Jackson is a bike mechanic and author of the zine Chainbreaker. Ethan Clark is the author of Leaning with Intent to Fall. They both live in New Orleans, LA.
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