Sports Illustrated Mountain Biking: The Complete Guide by Bob Woodward
All across America, people are discovering the pleasures and benfits of mountain biking. Now, in this lively, practical guide, an acclaimed mountain biking authority shows you how to get the most from you fat-tire machine. Read this book and learn: Eight keys to choosing a mountain bike that fits your frame What to look for in clothing, shoes, helmets, gloves the secrets to pedeling, shifting and riding the flats Uphills 12 Things you should know before attempting any downhills Dealing with terrain changes
Author-photographer Bob Woodward has been an avid mountain bike rider since the mountain bike's invention over a decade ago. He served as a concultant to NBC Sports during its coverage of the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, and has written on all aspects of mountain biking for numerous publications worldwide. He lives in Bend, Oregon.