van Der Plas, Rob(ert)

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VAN DER PLAS, Rob(ert)

VAN DER PLAS, Rob(ert). Dutch, b. 1938. Genres: Recreation, Technology, Sports/Fitness. Career: Hebron & Medlock, Leicester, England, consulting engineer, 1962-68; Standard Oil of California, San Francisco, design engineer, 1969-74; California Consulting, San Mateo, design engineer, 1975- 78; independent engineer and technical writer, Frankfurt, Germany, 1979-90; Bicycle Books Inc., San Francisco, writer and publisher, 1990-. Publications: The Penguin Bicycle Handbook: How to Maintain and Repair Your Bicycle, 1983; The Bicycle Repair Book, 1985, 3rd ed., 1993; The Bicycle Touring Manual: Using the Bicycle for Touring and Camping, 1987, 2nd ed., 1993; (and illustrator) Roadside Bicycle Repairs: The Simple Guide to Fixing Your Bike, 1987, 3rd ed., 1991; Bicycle Fitness Book, 1989; Mountain Bike Book, 1990, 3rd ed., 1993; (and illustrator) Bicycle Technology: Understanding, Selecting, and Maintaining the Modern Bicycle and Its Components, 1992, 3rd ed., 1996; Mountain Bike Magic, 1991; Mountain Bike Maintenance, 1991, 3rd ed., 1993; The Original Mountain Bike Book, 1998; Buying a Bicycle, 1999. Address: Van der Plas Publications, 1282 7th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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