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!

5 Pieces of Bad Mountain Biking Advice

5 Pieces of Bad Mountain Biking Advice

By Hannah Levine 1 “The bike knows what to do – just let it roll!” No matter how much money you spent on your fancy new mountain bike, I

Rock (Squirrel?) Dodge Technique

Rock (Squirrel?) Dodge Technique

Have you ever been riding down the trail, turned your front wheel to avoid a large rock and then BUMP, your back wheel hits that same darn rock you

How to Bunny Hop, Step-by-Step Guide

How to Bunny Hop, Step-by-Step Guide

The Wheel Lift Family is comprised of all sorts of maneuvers; front wheel lifts, rear wheel lifts, level lifts, manuals, pedal wheelies, stoppies and of course, the queen of

How to Ride Drops with Confidence

How to Ride Drops with Confidence

Whoops – Looking for 5 Pieces of Bad Mountain Biking Advice  Click here You’re smoking down some sweet single track and right as you nail that last high-speed corner

5 Things You Can Do To Instantly Ride Better

5 Things You Can Do To Instantly Ride Better

Mountain biking doesn’t have to be all about going BIGGER and BADDER  Turns out, tuning up the little things is all it takes to launch your riding to the

Easy Guide To Floating Down Stairs

Easy Guide To Floating Down Stairs

It turns out, perfecting stair riding will help both your Urban Slayer reputation AND your ability to tackle technical singletrack  Mother nature (and trail builders) frequently throw stair-like features our way

Learn to Track Stand in 8 Steps

Learn to Track Stand in 8 Steps

  Track standing is one of those old faithful mountain bike skills; reliable, practical and just a little showy   The track stand will help you to tackle technical sections of

The Art Of Conquering Skinnies

The Art Of Conquering Skinnies

Oh, the dreaded skinny  For many riders, the thought of getting those fat mountain bike tires rolling in a straight line down a log or thin plank gets the

When not to use your middle finger

When not to use your middle finger

Is your braking holding you back Much of an experienced mountain biker’s control, skill and speed lies both in the way they use their brakes (ease the squeeze!) AND the

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