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Mountain biking : the ultimate guide to the ultimate ride

Author: Bill Strickland
Publisher: Camden, Me. : Ragged Mountain Press : McGraw-Hill, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the sport of mountain biking and includes information about the basic equipment, techniques, tricks, and training needed for the sport.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Strickland
ISBN: 0070387036 9780070387034
OCLC Number: 38504230
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Susan DeMatteiAcknowledgments1 Welcome to Mountain Biking2 Gear Without Fear: How to Buy Cool Bikes and EquipmentLet the Biker BewareAttention, Off-Road Shoppers!Gear and Clothing without Fear and LoathingPedal PrinciplesTo Repair is Human3 Becoming an Earthsurfer: Basic Mountain Biking SkillsThe First Fifteen MinutesLoose RulesPosition of PowerFinding a LineBraking NewsGet Over ItGet a GripGoing UpThe Decent DescentTurn, Baby, TurnLife in the BalanceFuel for ThoughtShred LightlyGo Your Own Way4 Shred U: Higher Studies in Getting HonedAn ... ticipationNot Missing LinksRise and ShineRadical DescentsLunge TimeAir ApparentOne Good TurnNarrow MindedUnbrakingFunky TerrainSpeed ThrillsSpin CycleCrash Course5 Riding on the Edge: Expert Skills and BeyondPersonal StyleJumping for JoyHow to Not JumpMaximum BrakingWhen Feet Are Faster6 The Ballistic Ballet: Training and RacingYour First RaceAnatomy of a Plan7 Riding for AdventureThe Small and the ClassicGetting Your Bike There8 Out There: Why Mountain Biking MattersAppendix: ResourcesIndex
Responsibility: Bill Strickland.
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Mountain biking is skill-intensive: you need plenty of techniques and tricks - stuff that's simple to understand and enact, but not so easy to discover on your own. This book shows you what you don't  Read more...

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