Beginners Watch: 6 Beginner Mountain Bike Skills that You Can Learn Anywhere! By Skills With Phil May 23, 2017 As a beginner, learning to ride mountain bikes can be frustrating when you don’t know basic skills. So here are 6 skills and drills you can learn with just a parking lot that will make mountain bike riding a whole lot easier! Share This: Tweet Skills With Phil Mountain bike skill tutorials hosted by Pro downhill racer Phil Kmetz. Explore and master the techniques behind mountain bike skills with easy to follow videos.