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Below are DirtSmart MTB blog posts containing mountain bike instruction skills videos and articles, relevant industry news, training tips, bike set-up tips…you name it!  Essentially this is information that most mountain bike riders will find useful and entertaining.  As I always say, the below information is by no means a intended to substitute for real time instruction and interaction between a coach and a student.

 

 

 

Solutions and Momentum Paths – Good Line Choice in Mountain Biking

There are three cool videos below that relate to good line choices…
August 18, 2017/by admin

How to Lead a Mountain Bike Ride

How hard can it be to lead a mountain bike ride? All you have…
June 10, 2017/by admin

Cornering on a Mountain Bike?

Cornering on a mounatin bike. “Jump for show; corner for dough” Being…
May 31, 2017/by admin

Brake Control and Wheelies

Brake Control and Wheelies Here's the latest Technique of the…
April 2, 2017/by admin

VIDEO: Technique of the Week — Get Low

 (CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO) Technique of the Week -- Get Low   How…
February 18, 2017/by admin

Technique of the Week: Fenders

I guess this could be more of a "Tip of the Week" instead of…
January 28, 2017/by admin

Technique of the Week: Brake Levers and Braking Technique

Welcome to this week’s Technique of the Week. This week we’re…
January 21, 2017/by admin

VIDEO: Technique of the Week: the “Rachet Pedal”

Very few riders -- beginner or advanced --- use the ratchet pedal…
January 14, 2017/by admin

The “Glass of Water” MTB Technique

Check out this video featuring many of today's top professional…
January 6, 2017/by admin

Coming Back From a Big Crash

A buddy of mine recently sent me an email regarding coming back…
July 8, 2016/by admin

MTB Chairlift Access Riding

Why should you clock some time with chairlift accessed MTB riding…
July 1, 2016/by admin

MTB Tire Pressure

"What tire pressure should I run?” I get that question all…
May 6, 2016/by admin

OLDER VIDEOS, ARTICLES, POSTS:

VIDEO: Manual Wheelie Technique

Technical Climbing

VIDEO: ProperWeight Placement and WHY

Crucial Skills of Slow-Speed Balance and Why

Off-season MTB Training

VIDEO: Pedal Wheelie Technique

VIDEO: Lifting the Rear Wheel In Switchbacks (The “Nosepick”)

MTB Body Position: Optimize Balance While Descending

MTB Pedals: Clips or Flats? Ride Both and WHY

VIDEO: Descending Switchbacks and the Tripod Technique

MTB Technique: (DON”T) Lean Back!

5 Tips for Tough, Steep Climbs

MTB Pedals: Clips vs. Flats

MTB Pedals: Clips vs. Flats, Part 2

Find Your Proper Bar Height

Getting Air, Drop-offs, and Switchbacks

VIDEO: Descending Switchbacks — Proper Line Choice

Breaking Down Some Photos of Top Riders

Is Your Dropper Post Lever In the Right Spot?

Essentials for Your Pack

How Tire Tread Works

MTB Coaching is Too Expensive

The Best Type of Bike for Skills Progression

Vision: The Most Important Part of Riding a Mountain Bike Well

Achieving Your MTB Goals

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