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Old Bicycle Repair Guide
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Ok... showing a bit of age here... but back in my youth I had a book on bicycle repair. It was written in a similar style to the Idiot Manual for VW's (if you know this book, you may know the bike book). There were simple line drawings and cartoons and such, but was very informative. Written with humor as well as good instructions, it covered almost anything there was to cover on a bike of the time (early 80's). Anyone ever see or read this book and/or know where I can find a copy? Or even the title?
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Look like this http://www.amazon.com/Repair-Maintenance-Dummies-Dennis-Bailey/dp/0470415800/
Good maintenance to your Bike, can make it like the wheels are, true and smooth!
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(08-12-2010, 11:01 PM)Bill Wrote:  Look like this http://www.amazon.com/Repair-Maintenance-Dummies-Dennis-Bailey/dp/0470415800/

Nope... was way before the "dummies" series of books. It was probably 78 or so now that I think of it....
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If you find the book let us know I would like to have a copy of it my self sounds like a good book to have and read.
My dad always told me a Sledge a matic can fix any thing.
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Found it...

Anybody's Bike Book by Tom Cuthbertson

Think I had a late 70's edition... seems it has been updated- first in print around 1971... means the book is as old as I am....
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