Screen Cast Video: The Skill Mountain Bikers Must Learn to Avoid Crashing into Trees

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While watching mountain bike crash videos recently, I noticed something in a few of the clips that showed crashes with trees: riders panicking by trying to turn their bars/front wheels to avoid a last-second collision instead of more pronounced and reflexive leaning of the bike. And then it occurred to me that learning side-to-side bike/body …

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Video: How To Pump Terrain for More Speed

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You know when to mash and when to spin, you’re a billy goat on the climbs, and you bomb hills with the greatest of ease, but somewhere between all that busy work is a technique that obviates pedaling, allows you to carry (and gain) speed through obstacles, provides more stability, and makes riding look so …

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