A World-Class Mountain Biker

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Contents: Battle with Gravity; What is mountain biking?; Getting started; Bike Types; Biking Equipment; Bike Setup; Riding Style; Technique; Mountain Bike Muscle; Training Diary; Cross Training; Eating for Fitness; Racing Fuel; Support Crew; The Biking Year; Starting to Race; Race preparation; Big Competitions; The Racing Experience; Pro Rider; World Champions.

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What is mountain biking?
Parts of a bike
Riding style
The biking year
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Paul Mason has written more than 100 books for children, on topics ranging from extreme sports to urban myths. Notable titles include Money Doesn't Grow on Trees and From Armpits to Zits for teens, and Monster Hunter, a series of books on tracking down and dealing with vampires, werewolves, extra-terrestrials, and ghosts. An avid surfer, snowboarder, and mountain biker, Paul writes many sports titles and has also produced a website guide to ski resorts.

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