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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!
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
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
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
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
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
“Smooth is fast” You’ve heard that a hundred times … but what does it really mean If you’re focused on riding fast, expect to spend the majority of your
Perhaps Henry Ford said it best “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t You’re right” Self talk can have a substantially positive or negative effect on your
Should you ride over, through or around that obstacle What is the cost associated with each of these options The reality is, we may be hitting the trail with
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,