This early manual on bicycle construction is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. A fascinating read for any cycling enthusiast or historian of the sport, it also contains much information that is still useful and practical to today s cyclist. Detailed instructions are accompanied by black and white illustrations. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.