Mastering Mountain Bike Skills

Mastering Mountain Bike Skills


By (author) Brian Lopes, By (author) Lee Mccormack

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics
  • Format: Paperback | 216 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 277mm x 13mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 13 March 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign, IL
  • ISBN 10: 0736056246
  • ISBN 13: 9780736056243
  • Illustrations note: 97 colour illustrations, 40 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 155,592

Product description

Increase your speed, control, and versatility on the bike. "Mastering Mountain Bike Skills" provides detailed technical instruction for all mountain biking disciplines: Cross-countryDownhillMountain crossFree ridingDirt jumpingUrban terrainWith top pro mountain biker Brian Lopes as your teacher, you'll learn how to handle the bike better than ever, in any conditions, across all types of terrain. Key tips and special photo sequences throughout the book add insight to Lopes' world-class instruction.

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Author information

Brian Lopes is one of North America's most successful competitive cyclists. He has won eight National Off-Road Bicycle Association National Championships, four World Cup Championships and two World Championships. Lee McCormack is an expert level mountain bike rider and racer, professional writer and editor. He has been a regular contributor to Bike and Mountain Bike Action and is currently a bike columnist for Intense Sport Magazine.

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"Brian Lopes skills are on the highest level in all the different disciplines and niches of the mountain biking world, whether it's 4 X, downhill, or cross country. Everybody can learn something from him to improve skills and techniqueseven I have!" Hans Rey Extreme biking pioneer 1999 Mountain Bike Hall of Fame inductee "I have been racing against and riding with Brian Lopes for many years, and I can't think of anyone better to learn mountain bike skills from. He is the most competitive and well-calculated racer in the pack. You will definitely get faster doing what he says." Steve Peat2004 World Cup champion British mountain bike legend