The Road Bike Manual from Haynes and BikeRadar is a comprehensive bike repair and maintenance guide for riders who are passionate about their bike’s well-being. You’ll learn how to fix and repair your bike and keep it safely on the road with our thorough step-by-step practical tutorials and videos. And we’ll be adding more content each month!
From drivetrains to derailleurs and Shimano to SRAM to Campagnolo, as well as our quick roadside hacks you can use when it all goes wrong, The Road Bike Manual from Haynes and BikeRadar gives you all the knowledge you need to keep your bike in tip-top shape so you can reach peak performance.
With dozens of step-by-step videos, hundreds of images and more than 40,000 words, we’ve quite literally written THE book (er, app!) on road bike repair and everyday maintenance. We explain everything you need to know about your road bike’s brakes, drivetrain, wheels, cockpit, frame and much, much more. Plus, you’ll discover how a banana peel or a handful of grass can be just the life-saver you need when disaster strikes.
In our Get Me Home section you’ll learn how to make emergency inner-tube and tyre fixes using common objects you can find on the ground. You’ll also learn how to get home with a broken handle bar, even damaged wheels and chains.