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.
OLDER VIDEOS, ARTICLES, POSTS:
VIDEO: Manual Wheelie Technique
VIDEO: ProperWeight Placement and WHY
Crucial Skills of Slow-Speed Balance and Why
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, Part 2
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?
The Best Type of Bike for Skills Progression
Vision: The Most Important Part of Riding a Mountain Bike Well