Team Kona’s Miranda Miller shows us how she jumped from shark-fin booters to a road gap in the early season.
In the second half of our conversation with pro MTB skills coach Gene Hamilton, we ask which skills separate pros from advanced riders, which tires are best for cornering, and more.
Gene Hamilton is a former pro downhill racer who created one of the first mountain bike skills courses in the late 1990s. Today Better Ride holds clinics around the US, teaching regular riders and pros alike how to ride faster.
Jeremiah Stone is a mountain bike skill instructor who has taught hundreds of riders across the western USA with Ninja Mountain Bike Performance and the Sedona Mountain Bike Academy. He’s also a freelance trail builder and machine operator in addition to being a skilled rider.
We caught up with mountain biker Braydon Bringhurst to hear more about his approach to media and to glean a few tips for technical climbing.
Loose terrain is soft, amorphous, and a bear to ride. Climbing up will leave your legs and lungs burning, and descending is a sketchy proposition at best.
Do you thrive with less structure? These training tips may help increase your fitness without a calendar.
Mountain bike skills instructor Simon Lawton of Fluidride talks about coaching new riders and the MTB scene in Baja, Mexico.