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Bicycling Magazine's Mountain Biking Skills: Tactics, Tips, and Techniques to Master Any Terrain

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Bicycling Magazine's

Mountain Biking Skills

Tactics, Tips, and Techniques to Master Any Terrain

Whether you're just getting started or you're a seasoned off-road rider, this guide will help you hone your skills and make the most of every ride. You'll learn from experts who've been through it all, like former world champion Ned Overend and Olympic medalist Susan DeMattei. From uphill skills to downhill thrills, you're sure to find everything you need to know to ride like a pro.

Discover how to:

* Fit a great ride into a busy schedule with the "hour of power."

* Cruise through the toughest corners with the tripod turn.

* Tap into the flow--and glide over challenging terrain.

* Acclimate quickly and easily to every hazard on trails.

* Boost your climbing speed and comfort with switch-side breathing.

* Revive a midseason training slump.

* Crash without getting hurt.

ABOUT THE EDITOR

Ed Pavelka has been riding bicycles for fun, fitness, and competition since the mid-1970's. His professional writing career includes 20 cycling books. He was Bicycling magazines executive editor for 10 years and served as the magazine's director of new ventures.

Synopsis:

Since the first mountain bike came out in 1985, mountain biking has been a huge boom to the cycling industry, and it's showing no signs of slowing. This updated manual includes chapters on bike selection, proper dress, care and cleaning, the latest skills and riding techniques, backcountry skills, medical tips, and weight workouts.

Synopsis:

An updated guidebook for mountain biking enthusiasts offers advice on bike selection, correct clothing, and vehicle maintenance and discusses riding techniques, workouts, effective skills, health, and much more. Original.

Synopsis:

Bicycling Magazine's Mountain Biking Skills by Ben Hewitt has been fully revised and updated to provide enthusiasts with all the tactics, tips, and techniques they need to master any type of terrain.

Ride like a pro with help from the editors of Bicycling and Mountain Bike magazines. Learn the most effective ways to handle tough terrain, steer clear of hazardous obstacles, and even crash properly to avoid injury. Bursting with the latest strategies for riding faster and training better, this book will give mountain bikers the tools they need to be their best.

Synopsis:

Bicycling Magazine's

Mountain Biking Skills

Tactics, Tips, and Techniques to Master Any Terrain

Whether you're just getting started or you're a seasoned off-road rider, this guide will help you hone your skills and make the most of every ride. You'll learn from experts who've been through it all, like former world champion Ned Overend and Olympic medalist Susan DeMattei. From uphill skills to downhill thrills, you're sure to find everything you need to know to ride like a pro.

Discover how to:

* Fit a great ride into a busy schedule with the "hour of power."

* Cruise through the toughest corners with the tripod turn.

* Tap into the flow--and glide over challenging terrain.

* Acclimate quickly and easily to every hazard on trails.

* Boost your climbing speed and comfort with switch-side breathing.

* Revive a midseason training slump.

* Crash without getting hurt.

ABOUT THE EDITOR

Ed Pavelka has been riding bicycles for fun, fitness, and competition since the mid-1970's. His professional writing career includes 20 cycling books. He was Bicycling magazines executive editor for 10 years and served as the magazine's director of new ventures.

About the Author

Ed Pavelka has been riding bicycles for fun, fitness, and competition since the mid-1970's. His professional writing career includes 20 cycling books. He was Bicycling magazines executive editor for 10 years and served as the magazine's director of new ventures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781579542504
Subtitle:
Skills and Techniques to Master Any Terrain
Editor:
Pavelka, Ed
Editor:
Pavelka, Ed
Editor:
Hewitt, Ben
Author:
Hewitt, Ben
Editor:
Hewitt, Ben
Publisher:
Rodale Books
Location:
Emmaus, Pa. :
Subject:
Cycling
Subject:
Cycling - Mountain Biking
Subject:
All terrain cycling
Edition Number:
Rev. & updated ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
AC no. 135-13G.
Publication Date:
20051129
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
23 photos
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 x 0.34 in

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"Synopsis" by , Since the first mountain bike came out in 1985, mountain biking has been a huge boom to the cycling industry, and it's showing no signs of slowing. This updated manual includes chapters on bike selection, proper dress, care and cleaning, the latest skills and riding techniques, backcountry skills, medical tips, and weight workouts.
"Synopsis" by , An updated guidebook for mountain biking enthusiasts offers advice on bike selection, correct clothing, and vehicle maintenance and discusses riding techniques, workouts, effective skills, health, and much more. Original.
"Synopsis" by ,
Bicycling Magazine's Mountain Biking Skills by Ben Hewitt has been fully revised and updated to provide enthusiasts with all the tactics, tips, and techniques they need to master any type of terrain.

Ride like a pro with help from the editors of Bicycling and Mountain Bike magazines. Learn the most effective ways to handle tough terrain, steer clear of hazardous obstacles, and even crash properly to avoid injury. Bursting with the latest strategies for riding faster and training better, this book will give mountain bikers the tools they need to be their best.

"Synopsis" by ,
Bicycling Magazine's

Mountain Biking Skills

Tactics, Tips, and Techniques to Master Any Terrain

Whether you're just getting started or you're a seasoned off-road rider, this guide will help you hone your skills and make the most of every ride. You'll learn from experts who've been through it all, like former world champion Ned Overend and Olympic medalist Susan DeMattei. From uphill skills to downhill thrills, you're sure to find everything you need to know to ride like a pro.

Discover how to:

* Fit a great ride into a busy schedule with the "hour of power."

* Cruise through the toughest corners with the tripod turn.

* Tap into the flow--and glide over challenging terrain.

* Acclimate quickly and easily to every hazard on trails.

* Boost your climbing speed and comfort with switch-side breathing.

* Revive a midseason training slump.

* Crash without getting hurt.

ABOUT THE EDITOR

Ed Pavelka has been riding bicycles for fun, fitness, and competition since the mid-1970's. His professional writing career includes 20 cycling books. He was Bicycling magazines executive editor for 10 years and served as the magazine's director of new ventures.

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