Mastering Mountain Bike Skills

Mastering Mountain Bike Skills

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

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  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Format: Paperback | 264 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 278mm x 14mm | 862g
  • Publication date: 3 June 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Champaign
  • ISBN 10: 0736083715
  • ISBN 13: 9780736083713
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 225 colour illustrations, 25 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 11,863

Product description

High quality, full-colour photo sequences combined with race stories makes this a must-have book for mountain bikers. "Mastering Mountain Bike Skills" is your guide for riding better, faster and more confidently on all terrain. World champion racer Brian Lopes and renowned coach Lee McCormack provide you with key techniques and skills you'll need to take your ride to the next level. This new and improved edition provides detailed, technical instruction for every mountain biking discipline including, trail, gravity, aggro, racing and more. The high-quality photo sequences and demonstrations combined with race stories from Brian Lopes will give you the tools you need, whether you're a recreational rider looking to rock the trails with friends or a rider looking to beat the competition. Let "Mastering Mountain Bike Skills" help you ride with more confidence and have more fun.

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Author information

Since his professional debut back in 1993, Brian Lopes has been a constant presence on race podiums worldwide. With over 25 World Cup wins and four World Championship titles in both downhill and dual slalom, Brian holds the most World Cup "wins" of any male racer to date. Lee McCormack is the world's leading technique instructor and coaches riders of all types and levels. He is a journalist who has written for Bike, Mountain Bike Action, Twentysix, Flow and Mountain Biking.

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By Waldo 15 Jan 2014 5

This book will help you improve your mtb skills, and spot your bad habits.
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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Choose Your Weapon; Chapter 2. Become One With Your Bike; Chapter 4. Brake Better to Go Faster; Chapter 5. Carve Any Corner; Chapter 6. Wheelie and Hop Over Anything; Chapter 7. Pump Terrain for Free Speed; Chapter 8. Drop Like a Feather; Chapter 9. Jump With the Greatest of Ease; Chapter 11. Handle Crazy Conditions; Chapter 12. Avoid injuries; Chapter 13. Race Like a Champ.