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Book: The Urban Biking Handbook

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This book I wasn’t sure if I wanted to read it or not. I took it because the cover picture appealed to me. The Urban Biking Handbook: The DIY to building, rebuilding, thinkering with and repairing your bicycle for city living by Charles Haine.  By Quarry Books ( Published in 2011 and contain 208 pages. This book offer what it claims on its cover. Lots of good illustrations and explanation. It’s not just about 10 speeds but about all sort of bicycles like foldables, fixies, bmx, you name it. There’s also a section about fixing your ride. There’s step by step tutorials with good pictures. They even have a tutorial on how to jump curbs! How neat!
I think this is a good must have book in the bicycle owner bookshelf. I’m considering buying it.

Book Cover



2 responses »

  1. Might have to pick that one up. Seems like there’s a real demand for good books on fitting bikes into city living, lately, and I’m always interested to see what books come up to fill that demand – I could use a good ‘service manual’ kind of book.


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