3 May Musson’s book is OK. I’ll put in a good word for Jobst Brandt’s book too. Whether you get on OK with either book (or in building wheels at all) is. If you’re new to building wheels, you should buy this book, available for download at: Roger has provided us. A great guide on how to build and repair your own cycle wheels – essential for any Roger Musson’s book on the other hand is more informative and up to date .
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They are, it simply might not ‘feel’ like it. Would I be right in having the impression that someone of average ability could build decent wheels using this book? It’s clear the author has a real passion for wheel building, but passion isn’t enough.
I just wish the pages were more grease-resistant. One more vote for Roger Mussons book. Lugged Bicycle Frame Construction: Lists with This Book.
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I took my time, and found some patience from somewhere. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It has never needed much adjustment but I like my brakes as close as possible, so I am a bit intolerant of any lack of truth, as it were.
East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Jeremy Sievers marked it as to-read Nov 18, Reply With Quote 10 danl1 Steaming piles of opinion Reputation: When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it.
Mike Ts website is pretty helpful as well. Kenji marked it as to-read Sep 04, The book also debunks a lot of myths about some wheel constructions. I bought “The Art of Wheelbuilding” on a whim to complete my wheel building “library”. Ilakya Buvanashekaran marked it as to-read Feb 27, Write a customer review. To learn more about Amazon Sponsored Products, click here.
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Ernesto Diaz marked it as to-read Apr 06, Cris marked it as to-read Jan 09, Boy I wish I’d had this book bkok I started to build my own wheels! I laced up my wheels in a short time, thanks to the pictures and explanations.
A good habit is as hard to break as a bad one. Azhaguvel Ezhilarasu marked it as to-read Feb 17, If you’re technically oriented and want to understand the “why” behind building wheels rather than just the “how”, “The Bicycle Wheel” is the book for you.
Jun 08, Ks rated it it was amazing. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Join Date Mar Posts 1, I built up some sweet carbon clinchers using Sheldon Brown’s guide to get the lacing done. Roger Musson’s e-book is the best – Wheelbuilding book for wheel building Buy it online, download it, print it, have it spiral bound at Staples. If something turns out wrong your going to need other books to understand what is going on with the wheel.
I find that Schraner incorporates too much habit and tradition in his building for my taste. Next page of related Sponsored Products. An additional plus if you have access to basic wood working tools, his book includes full plans to build your own VERY SOLID truing stand and other wheel building tools for cheap.
Inan marked it as to-read Dec 04, This book is an excellent reference and if you’re an interested novice as I am, it’s a good place to start. But if you follow the instructions in this book and take your time you will end up with wheels that put the machine built “off the peg” wheels to shame, and the satisfaction to be got from success is well worth the time and effort. I came across the book having been building my own wheels for many years self taught in pre-internet days but I would have thought a beginner could get good results using it as a guide.
I think if you use quality components and follow his guidance you’ll start knocking out decent wheels in no time.
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I don’t regret buying “The Art of Wheelbuilding”, but I wouldn’t recommend it as a first wheel building reference. See and discover other items: Reply With Quote 7 metoou2 Velocipediologist Reputation: He seems more interested in name-dropping and touting his successes than in the science and technique behind building good wheels. Whether you get on OK with either book booj in building wheels at all is a lot to do with how you best learn. The back of the book is full of easy to follow equations explaining the various forces on a wheel as well as how to calculate spoke length.
Reply With Quote 6 metoou2 Velocipediologist Reputation: Want to Read Currently Reading Wherl.