A good book

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  1. Rich8P

    Rich8P New Member

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    Hi,

    Anyone recomend a good book/DVD/FAQ with techniques for mountainbiking?

    I'm starting to ride more and more difficult single trails and would like to improve control and technique especially over obstacles.

    Cheers


    Rich
     
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  2. j.r.hawkins

    j.r.hawkins New Member

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    It's mostly focussed on DH and 4X racing, but I've got one from 4130 Publishing called Mountain Bike Fundamentals. I've found it to be quite useful as I have more trouble with the techy downhll bits on my local circuit. It has a good section on suspension setup too. Put some fresh batteries in your remote as you'll be using the slo-mo a lot. The MC runs dirtmag.co.uk. Has a selection of elite level Aussie, Saffer, Pom and Yank riders demonstrating the various moves and techniques.

    Zinn's Cycling Primer (book) also has some useful tips and tricks, including a good section on technical climbing that balances out the obvious gap in the above DVD.
     
  3. woodchuck

    woodchuck New Member

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    Mountain Bike Like a Champion, Ned Overend!!
     
  4. Hugh82

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    Mountain Bike Fundamentals is good, first book I ever used rather than just put on my self.
     
  5. strader

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    My faves:
    Mastering the Art of Trials w/ Ryan Leech - Trials oriented but highly applicable to other MTB diciples.
    Fundamentals Mountain Bike DVD - Downhill oriented but still pretty good.
     
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