Whether you are an experienced or beginner mountain biker, knowing how to keep your bike in peak condition is essential to your enjoyment of the sport. Being able to recognise the early warning signs of trouble - and knowing what to do about them - means less time and money wasted getting your bike fixed and more time out on the trail. With colour photographs throughout, this practical manual includes illustrated, step-by-step guides to repairing and maintaining every single part of your bike. It also includes advice on tools and workshop setup, how to avoid problems in the first place and how to carry out emergency 'on the trail' repairs. This is the essential companion handbook for any mountain biker.