mtb skills

Cornering Your Mountain Bike, Get Low, Not Forward!

Cornering Your Mountain Bike, Get Low, Not Forward! There is a lot of misleading advice for cornering your mountain bike, often from top racers who aren’t actually doing what they say they are doing! Greg Minnaar and I got a kick out of ….

Mountain Bike at your best

MTB: How are you supposed to get better if you don’t know what you are doing wrong?

How are you supposed to get better if you don’t know what you are doing wrong? I got an interesting question the other day from a facebook “fan” and I think my answer upset him so much that he deleted the whole thread! The truth hurts! His question went something like this: Hey, thanks for […]

mtb skills

You Aren’t Doing What You Know You are Supposed to Do! (on your mtb)

On trail you aren’t doing what you know you are supposed to do! Every riding “tip” you have heard or read isn’t working because you don’t mountain bike with the part of your brain that listens to those tips! I know because I was a frustrated, professional mountain biker racer with 10 years of mtb experience who realized that I was ….

Mountain bike coach Gene Hamilton Mushroom rock

Mountain Bikers, Follow Your Passion!

This is from a Quora (.com) question about whether following your passion is good advice or bad advice. Mountain bikers should follow their passion and see where it takes them.

Passions change, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be successful both personally and financially following your passion/s. You are not going to be great …

Austin, TX mountain bike camp

Mountain Bike Cornering, Part 1

Mountain Bike Cornering, Part 1

I received a great question from a BetterRide mountain bike camp student today: “Since braking IN a corner is BAD, is it better to err on the side of braking TOO MUCH prior to entering the corner or err on the side of possibly having to brake during the corner? … The short answer …