Zinn & The Art of Road Bike Maintenance

I just received this very thick book from Amazon today, and I'm quite impressed with what it contains. My last bicycle maintenance text was [I]The Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance[/I] by Jim Langley (1999), so this is a much needed and more modern reference. What I like is that it covers mainte ... Read More »

New Edition of Zinn and Art of Road Bike Maintenance and Differences from Previous

I just saw that the 4th edition of this very useful guide just came out on Feb 1, and it almost 200 pages longer than the 3rd edition (2009). Unfortunately for me, I just picked up the 3rd edition a month ago--about two weeks before the new version became available. Does anyone have a bead on wha ... Read More »

My Custom Zinn

I'm freakishly tall. Well, just tall enough to qualify as a freak. I'm 6'7". I ride a lot, but I'm also fat. I figured with that combination, I needed a custom bike, and I needed to work with a custom builder who gets it. For me, the obvious choice was Lennard Zinn. I first contacted Zinn ab ... Read More »

Zinn on WWII

There’s no wonder that kids who study history from Zinn’s “A People’s History of the United States” don’t know much about history, but they are convinced that the US and Americans who “made” history are evil. Hopefully Zinn’s book is offered as a supplement to history course’s covering what actual ... Read More »

Even MORE Zinn and wider tires.

Last week Lennard Zinn had a piece in VeloNews.com about the rolling resistance of wider tires - [url]http://forums.roadbikereview.com/wheels-tires/zinn-wider-tires-275090.html[/url] This week he's posted another one - [url=http://velonews.competitor.com/2012/03/bikes-and-tech/technical-fa ... Read More »

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