Let's Mountain Bike!: The Complete Guide to Mountain Biking

Gatekeeper Press
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Let’s Mountain Bike! stands out as the most comprehensive book ever written on the sport of mountain biking. Detailed information is provided for all of the important facets, including purchasing the right bike, upgrades, accessorizing, bike set-up, skills training, becoming a successful climber, fitness training, trail dangers, trail etiquette, and much more.

Presented with clear and understandable explanations and visuals, the information is easy to digest and apply. Everyone from the complete beginner to the more advanced rider will benefit from the depth and variety of advice and tips revealed in Let’s Mountain Bike! It’s an indispensable guide for those looking to maximize their performance and become their best. 

Thousands of trails are waiting…so Let’s Mountain Bike!

Visit https://www.letsmountainbike.com to see more from this author.


Book Review 1:


“Let’s Mountain Bike! is the perfect book for someone just getting into mountain biking. A novice rider can quickly become an expert on choosing, setting up, and riding mountain bikes. There is also plenty of information that experienced riders can learn new skills from. In a thorough and readable way, Paul Molenberg covers details on everything from training to racing to caring for trails.” -- Lennard Zinn – author of "Zinn and the Art of Mountain Bike Maintenance” and builder of Zinn Custom Bicycles


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“Valuable insight and years of experience shared by Paul Molenberg into everything beginners and intermediate riders need to know about mountain biking.” -- Hans Rey – Mountain Bike Hall of Famer


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“After reading Let’s Mountain Bike!, I had to take my bike for a spin. I can appreciate how this book can help riders, especially newbies, avoid errors.” -- Jacquie Phelan – 3x U.S. National Mountain Bike Champion and MTB’s first skills coach


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 “Let’s Mountain Bike! is a great introduction to anyone getting into the sport of mountain biking while helping those who are looking to get more information on the adventurous or competitive side of the sport, whether it be racing or just recreational enjoyment and exploration on the bike.” -- Dylan Renn – owner/founder of A Singletrack Mind


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"The book that should come with every rider's first mountain bike. …Let's Mountain Bike! allows newbies to develop a base of mountain bike knowledge in a short amount of time without frivolous details. The content is in-depth and will cover the basics for many years to come. Let's Mountain Bike! belongs on the coffee table of every mountain biker as a recruitment tool for all your roadie friends." -- MTBR.com

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About the author

Paul Molenberg lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has had a lifelong commitment to fitness and sport activities, including almost two decades of mountain biking a diverse range of trails throughout the United States and some of Canada. The coastal redwood trails of Northern California, Lake Tahoe’s epic rim trail, the slopes of Maui’s Mt. Haleakala, the downhill and cross-country trails in Park City, Utah, and the black diamond trails of North Carolina’s Pisgah Forest are just a few of the challenges Paul has taken on and conquered. He has now leveraged his experience to create this comprehensive book on the sport of mountain biking.

To see the author’s blog posts, visit: https://www.letsmountainbike.com

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Publisher
Gatekeeper Press
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Published on
Jun 19, 2019
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Pages
286
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ISBN
9781642374025
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Language
English
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Genres
Sports & Recreation / Cycling
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This content is DRM protected.
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