5 solid tips on how to mountain bike with more confidence
Eager to head to the trail? But weary of what the winter havoc has done to the terrain? Tree’s down, trails eroded, new rocks exposed. The winter weather has transformed a familiar singletrack you may have known so well now to a technical knobby extravaganza. For some this can be the stoke they can’t wait […]
Weeeee….Pop a Wheelie
What gives me the biggest smile is watching my six year old daughter with such grit attempt again and again to pop a wheelie. And most recently is my two year old mimicking everything her big sister is doing on and off the bike. Wheelie- Or in our technical mountain bike jargin “wheel lifts”. Everybody […]
THE SLUMP and roll
Regardless of how strong and fit you are there is a pretty good chance your form and posture is less than optimal when on your bike. As you are reading this are your shoulders rolling forward, back rounded, core completely un-engaged? If so, sit up, lengthen your spine and roll your shoulders back. Good job. […]
Even more fun on your bike!
Whats Right And whats wrong depends on what your doing. Term Key : *BOS-Base of Support *COM-Center of Mass *LOG-Line of Gravity In the last installment of A Singletrack Minds Tips and Techniques we looked at some of the key points to Riding on the Offensive. Now, let’s look at how some of those […]
Your Body position affects how much fun you are having.
Your Body position affects how much fun you are having. Riding on the Offensive. For me the number one focus as a rider is what my next move is. I hear riders talking about being ready or staying in balance as their priority and what they feel is most important when on the bike. Which […]
Look beneath the surface
“ It’s not about being the best, it’s about being better than you were yesterday” Who doesn’t want a good deal, a special rate, something free? As we consider hiring a coach we undeniably consider the cost, the value and the importance. If we feel it is too expensive do we consider the cost in […]
Ride into your Flow State
Refine your Mountain Bike skill set and optimize your riding experience. Here we will share a few MTB Tips and techniques that you can’t miss out on when on the trail. MTB TIP: Ride with a focused mind and a relaxed body to both learn and improve. There is always room to expand your skill set […]
The value of PROGRESSION
Riding fast is a skill that can be accomplished by many cyclists, but riding fast without failure on technical terrain is something that happens with refined skills and progressive training. Establishing the essential building blocks of mountain biking is the solution to riding with greater efficiency, power and success. Sure you want to clear that […]
To Learn or Not to Learn…
“ In every sport a professional has a coach. If you want to get better get a coach. If you think you are the best, there is ALWAYS room to learn more” -Increased confidence on the bike -increased ability to ride challenging terrain -increase in social connections. Opens up the opportunity to ride with advanced […]
5 Mountain Bike Skills that will make you faster.
5 Mountain Bike Skills that will make you faster Or Lets go have some fun! Now learning new mountain bike skills doesn’t always mean you’re going to be riding faster but it does guarantee you’re going to have more fun. Having fun is the most important part of why we ride bikes. True, sometimes more […]