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Mountain Biking - Crowood Sports Guides: Skills. Techniques. Training

By James McKnight

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ISBN: 9781847974198
PUBLISHED: 19/10/2012
PAGES: 112
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 200 colour photographs

Crowood Sports Guides provides sound, practical advice that will make you into a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport.

Topics covered include:

  • Choosing a bike and getting started in the sport
  • Clothing, shoes and equipment
  • Detailed coverage of core techniques for all forms of mountain biking, including body positioning, climbing, cornering and braking
  • Techniques specific to trail riding and sections on improving your skills
  • Tips for training and how to solve common riding problems
  • Guide to maintaining your bike to prolong its life and keep the rider safe
  • Trail-side repair techniques
  • Nutrition and fitness, including hydration requirements
  • Guide to the main race events, starting out in racing and what happens on a race day

RRP: £9.99

Site Price: £7.99

E-Book Edition: £7.99 (incl. VAT)

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" Hi My name is Zack and I've just turned 12. I would like to say thank you so much for this book it has helped me in many ways in my mountain biking and I plan on using it for years from now. I am brand new to the sport and look forward to learning more great skills and techniques from this book. Ps: James McKnight you have been my inspiration and I will continue to follow in your footsteps. "
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