Ride steep and technical terrain with confidence
In this course, we want to get you riding the technical stuff. We don’t just want you to ride it though, we aim to have you finding rhythm and mastering the skills you need to enjoy it.
We’ll work on some of the following skills in this course:
Control on very steep sections
Steps and drops
Linking berms together
Carrying speed over rough terrain
We’ll also keep an eye on the core riding fundamentals:
How body position, footwork, where you look, and speed effect how you ride the trail.
Understanding how trails are linked together, with each feature having an entry, section, and exit.
How to pump the bike to gain free energy and speed from the trail.
How trail features can affect your mindset and how to overcome them.
Finally, to master the technical sections bike setup is key, therefore, we’ll also discuss:
Tyre choice and optimum tyre pressure.
Suspension set up for maximum performance on the trail.
Optimising brake lever setup to improve your riding and confidence.
Saddle height, what works and when to change it.