Is this recommended?

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by BrianEvesham, 12 Aug 2012.

  1. BrianEvesham

    BrianEvesham Mask is gone!

    Just wondered what you all thought of this;

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    I have good mech skills, used to be a car mechanic but would like a good reference book.
     
  2. Peteaud

    Peteaud Veteran

    Location:
    South Somerset
    Yes imho, but so is google / youtube.

    and this forum
     
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  3. Norm

    Norm Guest

    I've got a copy, I think it's handy to have in the garage, unlike computer stuff, although YouTube is unbeatable because it provides moving images and can be more tailored to the exact kit that you're using.
     
  4. Andrew_Culture

    Andrew_Culture Internet Marketing bod

    I'd say it's 'ok' but very generalised. I've learned more from this forum and YouTube.
     
  5. OP
    OP
    BrianEvesham

    BrianEvesham Mask is gone!

    Ok, thanks everyone.
     
  6. Diggs

    Diggs Veteran

    Location:
    Billericay, Essex
    Me too. Had a handbook but it just didn't seem to be showing me what I wanted to see. Half an hour on YouTube and the odd google and I could actually watch people showing me what to do. The one thing I would say, if you are starting from scratch, it'll give you a good general understanding, to know your seat stay from your top tube etc.
     
  7. OP
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    BrianEvesham

    BrianEvesham Mask is gone!

    Any other recommended books out there? Just did a quick scan on Amazon and there are a quite few out there that look worthy contenders.
     
  8. cyberknight

    cyberknight Wibble

    Location:
    Land of confusion
    Zinn and the art of "insert bike type " is my reference manual.
     
  9. OP
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    BrianEvesham

    BrianEvesham Mask is gone!

    Thanks, that has some great reviews.
     
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