Mountain biking is exploding in popularity and the Mountain Bike Skills Manual covers everything a rider needs to know, including the history of the sport, the bikes, where and how to ride, how to succeed in competition and how to get the best out of your bike. Written by rider, racer and trainer Clive Forth, The Mountain Bike Skills Manual is the best resource for anyone who wants to know more about the sport and develop their abilities. It covers all the major disciplines including dirt biking, trail riding, cross country, 4X, enduro and slalom and is suitable for pleasure-seekers as well as the more competitive rider. Illustrated with excellent step-by-step biking trick shots and covering everything from equipment and core skills to competitions and recreational riding, it's a book no rider will want to be without. LET OP! Boeken, kaarten en cd-roms mogen niet worden geruild.
Whether you are a novice, a mountain-bike enthusiast, a competitive cyclist or one who rides for fitness or pleasure, this book provides all you need to know to get the best out of your bike. From choosing a bike and maintaining it to riding safely in cities or racing and touring, it's the cyclist's complete companion. Beginning with the anatomy of the bicycle, it explains what to look for when buying a bike so that you get the right one for you, whether it be a folding bike, tandem, electric bike, track bike or BMX. There's plenty of information on the right kit - for women as well as men - and clear explanations to help you tackle maintenance and repair jobs with confidence. The basic principles of riding, negotiating cities and riding off-road are explained, and it also covers how to ride safely and comfortably. LET OP! Boeken, kaarten en cd-roms mogen niet worden geruild.
Following on from The Cyclist's Training Manual this book takes you to the next level of enjoyment of the sport, with less emphasis on choosing your type of cycling and the basic skills, and more emphasis on improving as a cyclist - whether this be for competition or personal improvement. The Advanced Cyclist's Training Manual follows on from the successful Cyclist's Training Manual, taking readers to the next level. Whether riding competitively or for pleasure, this book is designed to help people realise their goals and includes information on road racing, time trial, track, cross-country, cyclo-cross and cyclo-sportive. It covers training through the off-season and explains how to peak at the right time. There is step by step guidance on improving technique, endurance and speed, and plenty of advice on important elements like nutrition and avoiding injuries. Illustrated with stunning action photography and full of tips, interviews and training logs from some of the world's best pro riders, this insightful guide will help you beat your goals and get more from your cycling. INFO: Books, maps and CD-Roms are non-returnable!
A handbook on efficient cycling techniques and a progressive training programmes. It provides information on how to set up your bike properly and how to improve your speed power and endurance. This is a practical handbook for regular exercisers and active sports participants who are keen to learn more about the invaluable contribution cycling can make to a well-balanced training programme. It answers key question such as what does cycling have to offer me?; which form of cycling should I choose?; what should I look for when choosing a bike?; how shuld I plan my training prgramme?: how useful are heart rate monitors and cycle computers?; what should I eat and drink to enhance my training?