Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, Paperback
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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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 264 pages, 225 colour illustrations, 25 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
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  • Category: Cycling
  • ISBN: 9780736083713



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Having recently come to Cross-Country Mountain Biking from (a long break from) Cyclocross, I needed to revive some old skills, re-contextualise, and learn a whole raft of new ones! This book is a gem. Written in a very relaxed and witty style with plenty of anecdotes, diagrams and photos, the first pass through has been both an entertaining and an informative read. I'll be dipping into it again and again to work on specific skills for quite some time - especially as the "How good is your Kung Fu?" quiz at the end of the book reveals that I "have lots to do. Wax on, wax off. Daniel-san." I like that this stuff is technically engaging while being fun and not too serious - just how I like my biking :-D