Introduction; Kitting Out; Basic Tools and Equipment; Brakes; Transmission; Wheels; Suspension; Bottom Brackets and Headsets; Components; Glossary; Index.
Mel Allwood is a director of Brixton Cycles in South London. She has worked in bicycle shops since the age of 15. During the course of many rides, both epic and frivolous, she has executed a multitude of trailside repairs and fixed an uncountable number of punctures. Mel lives in Brixton, south London.