Richard Burke, known to many as “The Big Guy,” co-founded Trek Bicycle in 1976 and turned it into one of the world's leading bicycle companies. He touched people's lives in countless ways and when he passed away in 2008, it was deeply emotional for many. Dick always considered his son John, his best friend. They did the Boston Marathon, followed the Tour de France and later ran Trek together. Now John, the current president of Trek, has written One Last Great Thing, A Story of a Father and a Son, a Story of a Life and a Legacy. It's a powerful tribute to his father's incredible life and work as an inspiring businessman, leader and person. Taking readers deep into Trek's history, John shares how his father also taught, trained, and instilled in him the confidence and desire to be a leader. This portrait of a great man culminates with John telling his father on his deathbed of their 20 greatest moments together. This intimate portrayal of Dick's life and father-son relationship is filled with poignant experiences and lessons on getting the most out of life.
The 4th edition of the Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair is updated with the latest information, procedures and techniques and covers everything from minor adjustments to complete overhauls. The BBB-4 features clear, step-by-step instructions, high quality color photos and useful charts and graphs to thoroughly explain and demonstrate hundreds of repairs. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on bicycle repair and maintenance, Park Tool Director of Education, Calvin Jones, the Big Blue Book is the perfect reference guide for nearly any level mechanic and every bike. New information and topics included in the BBB 4th edition: - 12-speed and 1x drivetrains - Tubeless tires - Disc brakes - Electronic shifting - New wheel building content - Updated headset and bottom bracket standards - Updated torque specifications - Updated troubleshooting tables
Updated with new information, techniques, photos, procedures, and components, plus a larger, easier-to-read format, Park Tool's Big Blue Book Of Bicycle Repair - 3rd Edition is a comprehensive repair manual with all the information the novice and veteran mechanic needs to perform nearly any repair from trailside fixes, to routine tune-ups, to more advanced procedures and complete overhauls (be sure to review the Table of Contents). Written by Park Tool Director of Education and longtime USA Cycling pro race mechanic, Calvin Jones, and including hundreds of photos, this must-have manual is the perfect reference and step-by-step repair guide for nearly any bike, including road, mountain, BMX, fixie and singlespeed. Park wrote the book on bicycle repair!
The Instructor's Guide for Park Tool School is a complete tutorial and information source to help retail stores conduct their own repair and maintenance clinics based on The Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair 3rd Edition (BBB-3). Written by Calvin Jones, Park Tool's Director of Education Programs, using his 40 years of experience as a mechanic, educator, and writer, the BBB-3TG provides all the time-proven information needed for a successful Park Tool School clinic, including: • Detailed advice to help you plan, organize, promote, and teach a clinic • Step-by-step repair procedures • Hundreds of photos • Course outlines, lecture notes, and demonstration ideas • Student participation certificates, a promotional poster, and sample registration forms
If you've ever wondered what life in the U.S. Postal team whirlwind was really like, Inside the Postal Bus is your ticket to ride along. Michael Barry, Lance Armstrong's teammate, opens the door and invites you in to share a coffee and meet the guys. Barry, with help from fellow pros George Hincapie and Christian Vande Velde, take you into the world of the professional cyclist and the final season for America's favorite team, shedding light on the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of the sport. Descriptive stories of the rituals and rigors of the team make this book an entertaining and refreshingly honest look at the riders and life on the road. A must-read for fans of the team and the sport.
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