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How to Ride Through Any Rock Garden Like a Pro

If you plan to ride on the East Coast, you have to know how to ride through a rock garden. I’ve only been to one location on the entire East Coast that’s devoid of rock gardens. Some places feel like they’re nothing but rock gardens! That’s not

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The Attack Position

The “attack position.” This is the most important concept in mountain biking. It forms the basis of all the complex maneuvers and techniques that you’ll use to conquer technical trails. Navigating tricky rock gardens, crossing streams and mud puddles, negotiating steep downhills, and hopping logs all begin

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How to Ride Through Mud and Sand Like a Pro

If you ever do a mountain bike or cyclo-cross race, you’re going to encounter mud. Or sand. Or both. And you’re going to love it! Why? For one, it makes you feel like a kid again! But it’s also because, after you read this article, you’ll use

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MTB Skills: How to Hop Over a Log

An important skill for mountain bikers, especially XC and CX racers, is being able to hop over a log. At least here on the East Coast, race courses without logs are few and far between. So check out these tips and video and you’ll be able to

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7 Parking Lot Bike Handling Drills

Bike handling is very important. Better bike handling means less chance of crashing. And therefore, more chance of winning races! Here’s how to practice your bike handling in an empty parking lot…

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How to Look Behind You and Still Ride In a Straight Line

Beginning riders may have difficulty riding in a straight line, maintaining pace, and looking back (to check traffic, other racers, etc.) at the same time. Here are some tips to do it…

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