"Mountain Biking The Manual" is an essential reference book for anyone wanting to learn more and improve their skills in this exciting sport. With over 5 million mountain bikers in the UK, this comprehensive book starts with a run through the various MTB disciplines, gives guidance on equipment & bike set-up, fitness & nutrition, how to handle berms, switchbacks and even covers survival techniques, coming back from injury and competitive strategies. Each chapter features step-by-step guidance and is supported by unique insights from today's best riders. Combining their tips with the author's inspirational coaching makes this a truly exceptional mountain biking skills book. Supported by quality photography and some awesome action shots, this is the first time so many top professional riders have come together in one book, sure to become a best seller. It includes top technical tips and insights from legends and icons of the mountain biking world.