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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I just revisited Mike’s tutorial.

Would I be right in having the impression that someone of average ability could build decent wheels using this book? When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can buiilding more about the product and purchase it.

Refresh qheel try again. Join Date Mar Posts 1, You can tell Mike cares about helping newbs build up some great wheels. Inan marked it as to-read Dec 04, It’s clear the author has a real passion for wheel building, but passion isn’t enough. I haven’t put it into practice yet, but I think I buildinv a lot just by reading it, and the money I spent on it should be far outweighed by the savings of doing this work myself. Want to Read saving….

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Roger Musson’s book on the other hand is more informative and up to date. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The nice part is the spiral spine, so the book works a lot like a bench reference.

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Flori rated it it was amazing May 05, Showing of 54 reviews. Jen marked it as to-read Jan 06, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The book just doesn’t really help that much. Originally Posted by MerlinAma. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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It has never needed much adjustment but Whwel like my brakes as close as possible, so I am a bit intolerant of any lack of truth, as it were. Martin marked it as to-read Mar 13, What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. Since then, I have retrued it a couple of times as it is a light rim, unlike myself.

I dont know if bopk the “best” book because I dont have a full shelf of wheelbuilding books, but it has served me very well. Roger’s working on edition 6 right now. With this book anyone with any mechanical aptitude at all can build exactly the sort of wheel they want, and more importantly repair it when it breaks, inevitably miles from your favourite wheel building Guru.

Hovannes Manutcharian marked it as to-read Feb 16, Any input on the Bill Mould Wheelbuilding Video. Thiago marked it as to-read Nov 02, I don’t regret buying “The Art of Wheelbuilding”, but I wouldn’t recommend it as a first wheel building reference.


Sponsored Products are advertisements for products sold by merchants on Amazon. There’s a lot of useful information in this book. Reply With Quote 5 Peter P. Lists with This Book. Without the need to go on a course? I would in no way class myself a ‘wheelbuilder’ and would have to refer to the book again for future builds but it goes to prove it is purely a mechanical operation, there is no mystique involved.

The Bicycle Wheel 3rd Edition. Now, it’s totally Hollywood. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Initially I would be using its expertise to help me true wheels properly, progressing to full builds later.

Abhirama added it Sep 13, I find that Schraner incorporates too much habit and tradition in his building for my taste. I built up four more wheelsets after, but I always use this book because I’m know building wheels all the time. The difference between a pro and an amateur builder armed with this book is that the pro will do the job consistently and in a fraction of the time an amateur would take.

While his stories are entertaining, I was expecting more “nuts and bolts” information and less fluff. To learn more about Amazon Sponsored Products, click here. Taras Rybal marked it as to-read Dec 20,