WorldCat Identities

Van der Plas, Rob 1938-

Overview
Works: 87 works in 302 publications in 9 languages and 7,208 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Translator
Classifications: TL430, 629.28772
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rob Van der Plas
The bicycle repair book : the complete manual of bicycle care by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at each part of a bicycle, including frame, steering system, drive-train, saddle, gearing, brakes, wheels, and accessories, and gives advice on repairs, painting, and adjustments
The mountain bike book : choosing, riding, and maintaining the off-road bicycle by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

29 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bicycle technology : understanding, selecting, and maintaining the modern bicycle and its components by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rijkgeïllustreerd overzicht van alle technische aspecten van verschillende types van moderne fietsen
The bicycle touring manual : using the bicycle for touring and camping by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountain bike handbook by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

18 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in 7 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells about every nut and bolt on a mountain bike, and includes professional tips on handling all terrains with ease
Mountain bike maintenance : repairing and maintaining the off-road bicycle by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountain bike magic by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bicycle repair : step by step : the full-color manual of bicycle maintenance and repair by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the parts of the bicycle, tools, and repair techniques, and provides instructions for repairing each of a bicycle's major systems
Roadside bicycle repairs : the simple guide to fixing your bike by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives step-by-step instructions for repairing your bicycle quickly, easily, and with a minimum of tools. Tells how to: fix a flat, adjust the brakes, straighten a wheel, replace spokes, adjust the gears, and much more
Bicycle repair : maintenance and repair of the modern bicycle by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bicycle repair step by step : how to maintain and repair your bicycle by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountain bike maintenance : how to maintain and repair your mountain bike by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in German and English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To get the most out of your mountain bike, it had better be in good shape, and thats what this book will help you achieve. From basic cleaning and preventive maintenance to trailside repairs and sophisticated equipment overhauls, its all covered in a clear and accessible format. The author has taken great pains to make sure every latest piece of mountain biking equipment is covered and that every instruction speaks for itself. You need this book if you value your mountain bike
Cycle repair step by step : the new complete manual of bicycle maintenance and repair by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in 7 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handleiding voorzien van veel verduidelijkende illustraties
Road bike maintenance : repairing and maintaining the modern lightweight bicycle by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple bicycle repair : fixing your bike made easy by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original mountain bike book by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rob van der Plas wrote The Mountain Bike Book in the early 1980s, he essentially wrote the mountain biker's bible. It has remained the finest book on this fastest-growing segment of bicycling.This new edition is loaded with up-to-date information on the sophisticated technology that now goes into mountain bike design and components. The author presents this information in a clearly written fashion, making it easy for readers to absorb and use this wealth of data. The book's 200 color photos make it a superb value.Mountain biking legend Charles Kelly has added a section on the many styles of mountain bike racing and how enthusiasts can get involved. This is valuable information as racing is attracting eager participants the way 10K roadraces did at the peak of running's popularity
The bicycle racing guide : technique and training for bicycle racers and triathletes by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handboek fietsreparaties : onderhoud en reparatie van de moderne fiets by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in Dutch and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bicycle fitness book : using the bike for health and fitness by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bicycle commuting book : using the bicycle for utility and transportation by Rob Van der Plas( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bicycle technology : understanding, selecting, and maintaining the modern bicycle and its components
Alternative Names
Der Plas, Rob van 1938-

Der Plas, Robert van

DerPlas, Robert van 1938-

Plas, Rob van der.

Plas, Rob van der 1938-

Plas, Robert van der 1938-

Van der Plas, Robert.

Van der Plas, Robert 1938-

VanderPlas, Rob 1938-

반 데르 플라스, 롭 1938-

Languages
English (115)

German (25)

Spanish (9)

Dutch (5)

French (3)

Polish (2)

Finnish (1)

Danish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Bicycle technology : understanding, selecting, and maintaining the modern bicycle and its componentsThe bicycle touring manual : using the bicycle for touring and campingMountain bike handbookMountain bike maintenance : repairing and maintaining the off-road bicycleBicycle repair : step by step : the full-color manual of bicycle maintenance and repairRoadside bicycle repairs : the simple guide to fixing your bikeBicycle repair : maintenance and repair of the modern bicycleBicycle repair step by step : how to maintain and repair your bicycle