A wealth of technical information, and a glossary of bike terms from the late great Sheldon Brown.
The Park Tool website offers some helpful illustrated articles on basic repair and maintenance.
YouTube is an excellent source of technical information. Type a repair topic into the search box (e.g., "install ISIS bottom bracket") and you'll get simple and clear instructional videos.
Bike Forums is a searchable forum for bicycle enthusiasts. Here you can find reviews of bikes, components and gear as well as a wealth of other bike-related information. You must be a member to post, but anyone can read and search the forums.
If you obsessively count grams on your road bike build, then you must get aquainted with the weight weenies listings - a comprehensive list of both claimed and actual weights of many bicycle components.
Bicycle Tutor has video tutorials for bicycle repair and maintenance.
Bike Travel & Adventure
Pedaltours, Vacations for cyclists since 1985. New Zealand, Australia, Vietnam, India, from 2-23 days. www.pedaltours.co.nz 888-222-9187
Great Explorations, Great bike journeys of the world. North America, Central America, Europe, Indochina. www.great-explorations.com 800-242-1825