The Mountain Bike Skills Manual: Fitness and Skills for Every Rider

The Mountain Bike Skills Manual: Fitness and Skills for Every Rider

by Clive Forth
     
 

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The complete guide to an exciting sport From hardcore cyclists to those wanting to get involved in this cool pursuit, mountain biking is exploding in popularity and represents an ideal and exciting way to get outdoors. The Mountain Bike Skills Manual is the ideal all-around introduction to the sport, covering the history of mountain biking from the 1970s to the

Overview

The complete guide to an exciting sport From hardcore cyclists to those wanting to get involved in this cool pursuit, mountain biking is exploding in popularity and represents an ideal and exciting way to get outdoors. The Mountain Bike Skills Manual is the ideal all-around introduction to the sport, covering the history of mountain biking from the 1970s to the present day; cross-country riding, including where to ride and facilities; competitions, core skills and techniques; the lowdown on all the available equipment; and how mountain biking will develop in the future. Engagingly written by a true veteran, The Mountain Bike Skills Manual also features numerous stunning full-color photos of step-by-step biking trick shots. It is a must for beginner to intermediate mountain bikers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762770038
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/03/2011
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,166,444
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Clive Forth is a leading mountain bike racer, trainer and writer who started mountain biking in 1987, aged 12. He competed in the first ever mountain bike series and has raced in World Championships. He writes regular articles featured in the top mountain bike magazines - MBUK and MBR - with race reports for Descent World, an online magazine.

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