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Some of you may ask, "what's a book?" A book is like the internet, but without the need for electricity or connection. Here are a couple of rad books that will stoke out any mountain biker for the holidays.
On Two Wheels - Images of Mountain Biking from the Collection of Photographer Dave Trumpore
Dave Trumpore is a cyclist, traveler and Photographer. This collection of photos represents some of his favorite moments and finest photographs while both shooting on assignment and exploring on his own free time with friends from summer 2012 to fall 2013. Featuring riders such as Brendan Fairclough, Aaron Gwin, Brandon Semenuk, Andreu Lacondeguy, Jared Graves & Jerome Clementz just to name a few, and shot in iconic locations such as Virgin, Hafjell, Telluride, Whistler, and Valparaiso.
Grab your passport and join Hans Rey for a mountain bike journey around the world in 224 pages. A Life Of Mountain Bike Adventures offers a glimpse into Hans Rey's 25 year career as a professional mountain biker and icon, riding his bicycles in some of the most beautiful and remote places on Earth. Known for his extreme biking skills, Hans not only explores and rides places where no one has before, he also showcases the rich cultures, wonderful people, and history. Often joined by fellow world-renowned cyclists and some of the best outdoor photographers whose breathtaking images will transport you right into the moments. From Machu Picchu in Peru to the glaciers of the Alps, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Himalayas, to the Jungles of Borneo.
This book is also a journey through the history and evolution of mountain biking, freeriding, and trials. There are highlights from the early days, Hans' latest ideas about our sport, and his non-profit harity Wheels 4 Life.
A Life Of Mountain Bike Adventures could become the bucket list for discerning and adventurous riders and it may invoke wanderlust. This collection of incredible destinations is the result of a man living his dream and inspiring others to do the same. Get ready to be tempted, and if you can't get away just now, sit back, relax, and get ready to enjoy the world of Hans Rey in pictures