Lennard Zinn does it again! With the release of “Zinn’s Cycling Primer: Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for Cyclists” American cycling’s übergeek brings our favorite pastime to a new level.Zinn,the author of the best-selling “Zinnand the Art of Mountain-Bike Maintenance” and “Zinnand the Art of Road Bike Maintenance,” takes a comprehensive approachwith an understanding that successful, enjoyable cycling depends on a hostof factors, including a well-tuned bicycle, a balanced and healthy bodyand the proper interface between the two.Zinn takes the reader through the essentials of bicycle maintenanceand skill-building to refine both bike and body. “Zinn’s Cycling Primer”explores a host of successful theories and procedures and allows you tochoose an approach to cycling that suits your individual needs. Zinn’s ownrecommendations are bound to improve your performance for road, mountainand multisport cycling. All told, the book covers more than 50 topics,including:
Initial setup including saddle height position,handlebar reach, cleat setup, crank length, frame fitting, stance width,and more.Fine-tuning your body to measure VO2 max, increaselactate threshold, and improve your economy and pedal stroke.Road and mountain bike maintenance, skills, hardware and tuning.”Zinn’s Cycling Primer: Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for Cyclists”relies on the proven techniques of a host of recognized experts — cyclists,mechanics and physicians – including Andrew Pruitt, Ed.D., Ugo DeRosa,John Cobb, Greg LeMond, and Lance Armstrong.Road cyclists, mountain bikers and triathletes will find themselves relying on this unique and valuable volume for years to come.Lennard Zinn is a bicycle framebuilder, a technical writer, avid cyclistand bike lover. He is senior technical writer for VeloNews and Inside Triathlon magazines. He is author of Zinn & the Art of Road Bike Maintenance,Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance, The Mountain Bike Owner’sManual, and The Mountain Bike Performance Manual.“Zinn’sCycling Primer: Maintenance Tips and Skill Building for Cyclists” isavailable from VeloGear.com.