Combining vibrant, youth-oriented design with authoritative content, this volume is for all mountian bikers, from the relative beginner to the experienced practitioner. Mountain bikers Steve Geall and Robin Kitchin offer practical advice and tips on how to improve your skills, employing the latest techniques to create a holistic approach centred on a sound mental approach and correct body equilibrium. Photo-collages present the technique in a flowing, easy-to-understand manner, whilst creating a highly attractive, image-conscious design.
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The Ultimate Guide to Mountain Biking
Lifestyle and passion are fundamental to Freesports and the aim of the Ultimate Guide series was to offer readers an insight into the sports through the eyes and words of some of the sports leading professionals. Robin and Steve are two riders who live and breathe mountain biking and offer great tips to improve with words of inspiration. Any participant knows how addictive mountain biking can become and no matter how much time you are able to dedicate to your passion everyone is certain to relate to the words in the Ultimate Guide.
Photography is provided by Steve Bardens who shows the riders in true glory, not only catching them in mid flight but also helping to illustrate technique and show a wide range of locations from around the world where mountain biking can be enjoyed.
Like many sports mountain biking has under gone a massive transition in recent years as equipment and techniques have improved. The Ultimate Guide to Mountain Biking brings readers up to date and helps fill in the gaps for those who are keen to learn how the sport arrived where it is today. If you are a participant, a potential new recruit looking to find out more or if you want your friends and family to understand why they see so little of you at weekends The Ultimate Guide is for you.
Other titles in the series include Surfing and Windsurfing. If you’re thinking of broadening your sporting CV give them a read as well!From the Back Cover:
The Ultimate Guide to Mountain Biking is a must for all bikers, from the novice rider to the experienced practitioner. Combining vivid, full-color photography with authoritative content, it presents this exciting and popular sport as never before. The opening chapters introduce the reader to the basics of balance and timing, and the types of bikes, features, and equipment. Then the authors move on to the essential skills of the sport, such as cornering, the art of braking, wheelies, endos, bunny hops, and much more. (9 x 8, 96 pages, color photos)
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Book Description HarperCollinsWillow, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7110871
Book Description HarperCollinsWillow, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007110871