How can I learn more about mountain biking?
The Montana Headwall
is a local magazine focusing on outdoor adventures in the Big Sky Country of Montana. Check it out to see what might pique your interest.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide.
Jill Homer is an outdoor adventurist with a great talent for writing. In this book, Jill tells her story about her 2,700 mile mountain biking competition in the Great Divide Race along the U.S. Continental Divide trail from Canada to Mexico. Jill is not the strongest, fastest, or best biker, but she has an inner strength that propels her as an endurance athlete.
The Paleo Diet for Athletes.
This book provides the ultimate guide to enhancing health and athletic performance using the diet principles of our Stone Age ancestors. The Paleo Diet for Athletes offers a proven program that incorporates all the essential nutrients from a variety of foods athletes need for total body health. By studying the diets of both our ancestors and today’s top athletes, the authors show how endurance athletes can make simple changes to their diets for big results.
Great Divide Race DVD
This inspiring film is about the world's toughest mountain bike race, which traverses over 2700 miles along the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains. The film profiles the experiences of three ultra-endurance bikers as they attempt to pedal from Banff, Canada to the Mexican border among majestic mountain scenery and small town culture.
A remarkable film about the early evolution of mountain biking. You will be thoroughly entertained. A must see.
Race Across the Sky DVD
Race Across the Sky is the story of the 2009 Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike Race. Racers include seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, six-time champion Dave Weins, and three-time World 24 hour champion Rebecca Rusch. It will inspire you to dig deep and persevere.
Mountain Biking Missoula book
This guide published in 2002 describes 20 of the best mountain biking trails in the Missoula area. Detailed ride descriptions make it easy to find the trailheads and follow the routes.
Montana Singletrack book
This mountain biking guidebook describes the very best of mountain bike rides in Montana including trails in the Missoula area. These rides include established favorites of local bikers and phenomenal rides which few locals know about. This book is all about Montana’s finest singletrack.
This is an inspirational story about an ordinary nonathletic person and her experience competing in one of the most difficult ultra-endurance bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska’s frozen Iditarod trail. It chronicles her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses.
Mastering Mountain Bike Skills book
Increase your speed, control, and versatility on the bike. Mastering Mountain Bike Skills provides detailed technical instruction for all mountain biking disciplines.
Mountain Bike Maintenance book
This is the world's best selling book on mountain bike maintenance and repair.