Backroad and Offroad Biking

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Stackpole Books, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 170 pages
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  • Gear and maintenance for mountain and hybrid bikes
  • Advice from health and fitness experts on how to train and avoid injury

    This book is for cyclists of all ages who enjoy getting off the beaten path. It covers both the mountain bike and the more inclusive realm of the hybrid bike, which has many of the offroad capabilities of a mountain bike but is more efficient and comfortable on the road. It will help the buyer sort out the features available on both types of bike and which accessories are essential. Sidebars by experts explain how to train and strengthen muscles to avoid the most common injuries. Out-of-the-way destinations are covered in special sections.

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    About the author (2000)

    Older is an avid skier and winter sports enthusiast, teaches writing at the University of Vermont and has been published in national and international skiing magazines.

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