Backroad and Offroad Biking
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.