I love getting happy emails from students but happy emails from halfway around the world from riders I have never meet? 60mm stem, bars 1.125″ below saddle, and 725mm width.
Amazing. No downsides, no oversteering, just way way better stability, agility smoothness and control.
Isn’t it funny how we often seek the easiest path even when we know the tougher path will be more fun and more rewarding? If we look back at our life the easy victories are not the moments we remember and cherish it is then moments when we were challenged that stand out. After failing […]
The Future of American Mountain Bike Racing is getting Brighter! BetterRide coached racers were all over the Cross Country, Downhill, Super D and Mountain Cross podiums at the National Championships in Sol Vista this weekend. Congratulations to all racers who showed up and gave it their best this weekend. Here are some highlights from BetterRiders […]
I am now in the market for a new mountain bike. I would like to get one that would be ideal for improving my skills. I don’t care much about performance at this point.A lot of this really depends on the goal/s of the rider and Alon gave me his goal/s: “…ideal for improving my skills. I don’t care much about performance at this point.”. So we will go from there.
Well that sums up the two main things I am looking for in a 26″ mountain bike, a slack head angle (67-68.5 degrees) and a longer top tube (over 24 inches for a large).
Another option is definitely a 29er. I love 29ers and feel that they are a great bike for many riders.
14 year old Canadian BetterRider podiums in 17 and under JR at the National Championships