BMX Riding Skills (Paperback)

Shek Hon

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Intense racing, jaw-dropping stunts and freestyle tricks make BMX a favourite among young people. BMX Riding Skills is about the tricks, guiding readers through the manoeuvers, techniques, clothing and equipment that add up to competition-worthy skills and a professional street image. Packed with hundreds of illustrations and action photos and written in a laid-back style typical of its audience, the book features: - 35 of the most popular BMX tricks. - The origins and culture of BMX. - Types of BMX riding. - The rules of this rule-freeA" sport. - Competition and events. - Types of BMX bikes, materials and components. - Choosing the right wheels and tires. - The best in protective equipment and clothing. - How to avoid injury when falling. All of the tricks are described in step-by-step photographs and graded by difficulty, progressing from basic to intermediate to advanced. There are also valuable tips and visualisation techniques used by professional riders to control nerves.


Product Details

  • Product code: BFWHH
  • ISBN: 9781554074006
  • Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 24.5cm x 16.5cm
  • Pages: 128
  • Publish date: Sat May 01 00:00:00 BST 2010
  • Book points: 8

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