The northern hemisphere is entering its ever-shortening cooling cycle, and for many of us, that means slower and more slippery rides on lower-lying trails. Fall and winter can be a perfect time to work on new riding skills and to stimulate the attributes of our riding that may need some attention.
Survey: Which Mountain Bike Skills do You Hope to Master Over the Winter?
Fall and winter can be a perfect time to work on new mountain bike skills, and to focus on the parts of our riding and fitness that need some attention.
In addition to wheelies, I’ll also be working on track stands and probably some bunny hops. I expect there’ll be flat cornering practice in the parking lot, too!
I find that winter is a great time to work on building strength, conditioning & endurance. This is also when I’ll break out the fatbike and do some rides in 2 or more harder gears than I usually ride. This helps to maintain/improve fitness so when spring rolls around I’m not suckin’ wind on the climbs that I was hammering in the fall.
nice job slipping your global warming thoughts into this article.
Haha mushroom identification 🙂
I’m in the Carolinas, so I get to ride year-round. I just keep trying to hone skills all the time.