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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-08-28
  • Publisher: Velopress
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In this updated, expanded guide, renowned expert Simon Burney shows would-be cyclocrossers every aspect of this exciting sport. Combining step-by-step descriptions with photographs of elite riders at work, the book offers simple, thorough explanations of everything from the basic skills of climbing, descending, and bunny-hopping to advanced techniques like how to tackle tough course conditions. Equipment and bike fit, nutrition and health, race-day strategies, and injury treatment and prevention are some of the many topics covered in this inspiring, practical guide.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. v
'Crosswordp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Getting Startedp. 15
Equipmentp. 27
Techniques and Tacticsp. 67
Training Basicsp. 99
Training Componentsp. 123
Racingp. 155
The Role of the Mechanicp. 177
Looking after Yourselfp. 191
Cyclocross Internationalp. 203
Recommended Readingp. 221
Indexp. 223
About the Authorp. 230
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