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Momentum Mag review The Bike Owner’s Handbook by Peter Drinkell.
By Peter Drinkell
Cicada Books, 2012
paperback, 112 pages
Reviewed by Susi Wunsch
Photographer and road cyclist Peter Drinkell’s guide is primarily for urban cyclists. It reduces simple repairs, like fixing a flat or adjusting a brake pad, to the most practical and least intimidating basics and includes hand-drawn illustrations that hark back to early bicycle manuals. As a bonus, a QR code at the end of each chapter links to a short video demonstrating the repair.
Drinkell’s stunning photos emphasize the simple beauty of bicycles. This compact and elegant edition is a welcome addition to any cyclist’s bookshelf or bike bag.