Author: Lopes, Brian
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Advance your mountain biking experience even further with Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, Third Edition. Learn from the firsthand advice and personal experiences of world champion Brian Lopes. The third edition features more high-quality photos, improved instruction, and new techniques and tips for every riding style.
Author: Lee McCormack
Publisher: Race Line Publishing
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Mountain bikes
TEACHING MOUNTAIN BIKE SKILLS: The Skills Training Manual for NICA Coaches By Lee McCormack Safely and methodically teach your athletes how to ride with greater safety and confidence. All concepts are clearly explained and shown, and useful drills are detailed. Coaches and youth athletes will improve their skills -- and they will learn a path to mastery that lets them improve for their rest of their riding lives. List of chapters: - Be a great coach - Fit bikes to riders - Dial in their position - Pedal efficiently - Control speed - Corner confidently - Handle any terrain - Ride with vision About the author Lee McCormack is NICA's skills development director. He is a is a world renowned riding technique instructor who uses his sequential teaching curriculum to help riders of all styles and levels -- BMX, mountain and road; beginners to pros -- ride better, safer and faster. Lee wrote and illustrated the books Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, Welcome to Pump Track Nation and Pro BMX Skills. Teaching Mountain Bike Skills distills McCormack's teaching methods, and it features content specifically developed to help coaches make the most of their programs.
If youÕre looking for the ultimate mountain bike guide for the totally honed, welcome to William (Not Bill) NealyÕs world. NealyÕs expertise (acquired through years of crash and burn) enables him to translate hard-learned reflexes and instinctive responses into easy-to-understand drawings: drawings that will make you a much better rider. NealyÕs cartoon illustrations combine insight with humor and knowledge with humiliation. So, if you are ready to shorten the learning curve and master the advanced techniques of mountain biking, get ready to have some laughs and log a few miles with William Nealy.
Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance is the world's best-selling guide to mountain bike maintenance and repair. From basic repairs like how to fix a flat to advanced overhauls of drivetrains and brakes, Lennard Zinn's clearly illustrated guide makes every mountain bike repair and maintenance job easy for anyone. Lennard Zinn is the world's leading expert on bike maintenance and repair. His friendly, step-by-step guide explains the tools and parts you'll need and how to know you've done the job right. The book's two-color interior is easy to read--even in a dimly-lit garage or workshop. Hundred's of hand-drawn illustrates and exploded parts diagrams show just the right level of detail to lead you through every mountain bike repair task. This smartly organized guide shows how to repair new and old mountain bikes from top to bottom. In nearly 500 pages and over 600 illustrations, Zinn's guide includes simple instructions for hundreds of mountain bike maintenance and repair jobs: � Basics: How to fix a flat tire, lube a bicycle chain, adjust the brakes � Emergency repairs: How to fix a broken chain, tighten loose spokes, repair a bent derailleur � Easy shifting: How to adjust shifters, derailleurs, and cables for clean and smooth shifting � Wheels: How to true a wheel, install a new tire, change a cassette, replace broken spokes, build your own wheels � Overhauls: How to service and replace pedals, chains and chainrings, saddles, handlebars, stems, headsets, forks, bottom brackets � New tech: How to maintain 1x-speed systems, electronic and wireless shifters � Troubleshooting: How to figure out what's wrong with any bike and fix it Zinn & the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance makes bicycle repair and maintenance easy, quick, affordable, and fun. With Zinn at your side, you'll know how to keep your bicycling running smoothly for years.
PUMP UP THE BASE: Rock the trainer this winter. Rock the trails this summer. A 12-week plan to: Improve your pedaling skills and power Ride faster and easier on all terrain Train quickly and efficiently
A legendary mountain biking champion offers practical instructions, accompanied by entertaining anecdotes and reminiscences, on the essential techniques, skills, and tactics of mountain biking, offering tips on safety, developing a training program, equipment, and more. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Good horsemanship is not about domination, but leadership and having the horse volunteer for a partnership with the handler. That summarizes the focus of trainer and author Mark Bolender. In Bolender’s Guide to Mastering Mountain and Extreme Trail Riding, he spells out his philosophy and training regimen that works to build mutual trust between a horse and rider. Bolender’s training method—developed to incorporate the horse’s natural instincts—is appropriate for riders of any skill level, from those who want to ride for pleasure to those who seek more advanced techniques for Mountain and Extreme Trail competition. Bolender, the world’s most winning competitor in Mountain and Extreme Trail, combines old-style philosophies with new insight into the horse’s world. In this guide, he provides an array of information—selecting an ideal trail horse, acquiring the proper equipment, earning and building trust, and handling obstacles—such as poles and logs, rocks, trenches, water, gates, bridges, campsites, ?re, other animals, and people. Instructive and informative, the guide breaks down Bolender’s techniques into easy-to-digest pieces. It provides a fascinating journey into the horse’s mind and how its instincts can be used to develop good horsemanship.
Author: Joe Friel
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Health & Fitness
Explains how to be an effective self-coach, offers instruction for developing a training program based on a sound scientific approach, and discusses the importance of strength work, stretching, and diet.
'Mountain Biking Tricks and Techniques' is the definitive guide to riding a mountain bike. Within its pages you will find everything you need to know from the basics of how to balance on a bike right through to how to back flip one giving aspiring riders the skills they need to be a better biker.
The Mountain Bike Way of Knowledge is the first compendium of mountain bike 'insider' knowledge ever published. Between the covers of this incredible book you will discover the secrets of wheelie turns, log jumps, bar hops and dog evasion techniques - to name a few. And you will laugh while you're learning. William Nealy has been falling off mountain bikes for over a decade. He shares his hard-earned wisdom with beginner and expert alike in his unique cartoon style. Whether you're just thinking about buying your fist mountain bike or you're a full-blown mountain bike racer-head, you're sure to enjoy The Mountain Bike Way of Knowledge. (8 1/2 x 5 1/2, 128 pages, illustrations)