Interesting braking and mtb cornering question asked by one of our students:
“Just a quick follow up question. I have been having a problem getting out of position before cornering, primarily caused by hard braking …
The problem stems from getting back while we brake, getting low is good but we need to stay more centered so when we release the brakes and the bike accelerates we are centered and ready to attack the corner. I was taught the old school, “get way back while you brake” which does ….
A simple, yet effective strategy to mountain bike your best that I learned from a restaurant manager at a former job. How can this help you as a mountain biker? Well, it is so easy to make excuses to NOT do your best and just cruise through life ….
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 ….
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 […]
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 ….