Riding Tips

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Browse our riding tips articles below to further your journey to becoming a great rider!  We’ve broken these must-have mountain bike skills down into step-by-step instructions and progressions.  Enjoy!

6 Things You Need to Know About Jumping

6 Things You Need to Know About Jumping

Imagine smokin’ down the trail, skimming over rock-gardens, floating over roots, clearing gaps … braaaap!  Not only is jumping a super cool skill that will impress all your friends, it’s

Suspension Setup, 4 Easy Steps

Suspension Setup, 4 Easy Steps

Getting your suspension setup correctly can make a huge difference to how well your mountain bike performs  Follow our 4 step guide to get your suspension dialed like the pros 

The Secret to Switchbacks Success

The Secret to Switchbacks Success

By: Aaron Lucy | ICP Certified Instructor Switchbacks tend to be corners with a lot of personality Often an unpleasant personality and trust me, they do not care what you think

How to Ride a Short Steep Descent

How to Ride a Short Steep Descent

  At some time or another you’re bound to come across a steep transition  These can be quite intimidating without a solid plan of action  Using the following 6 steps, 

How to Ride Over a Log, 4 Steps

How to Ride Over a Log, 4 Steps

Whether intentionally placed or the result of nature, logs are a common obstacle on trails  Smaller logs are easy to ride over, but larger logs, or logs that are partially

Front Brake Mystery Explained

Front Brake Mystery Explained

As beginner mountain bike riders we learn very quickly that the front brake is more powerful than the rear brake  Many new riders refrain from even using their front brake

If you think you can’t do it, you’re right

If you think you can’t do it, you’re right

The Importance of Positive Self Talk in Mountain Biking I think Henry Ford said it best “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t  You’re right” Self talk has

Low Speed Steep Transitions, 5 Steps

Low Speed Steep Transitions, 5 Steps

This is a low-speed skills used rolling down steep transitions (wheels on the ground)  It could be used for a rock step, the back side of a pile of logs,

How to Corner Like a Pro, 7 Steps

How to Corner Like a Pro, 7 Steps

Learning how to corner correctly will make riding a heck of a lot more fun while doing wonders to increase your speed and efficiency   To help you get started

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