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How To Ride Tight & Steep Switchback Corners On Your Mountain Bike

– Tight and steep switchback corners are really hard to get right. Sometimes you don’t ever really get them right, you just wobble around them and off you go. They tend to be more in sort of steep situations. Some parts of The Alps have endless amounts of tight switchbacks. When you have a switchback […]

8 Things We Wish We’d Known Before We Started Mountain Biking

– Mountain biking can seem quite complicated, there’s plenty of things to learn. Here are some of the things I wish I’d known when I started mountain biking. (logo thudding) (gentle music) How much a bit of simple bike maintenance matters. From just being able to check your bolts so something doesn’t fall off and […]

8 Mistakes All New Mountain Bikers Make

– Mountain biking can can be quite complicated, with lots of things to learn when you start out. – Very much so, Neil. Even though when you become a pro, you still learn. – Do you think you need pedals? – Well that’s a silly question, yes, you do need pedals. – Yeah, you ready? […]

Van Vs. Pick Up | What’s The Ultimate Mountain Biker’s Vehicle?

(upbeat music) (whistling) – [Narrator] A versatile MPV and a pickup are both high on the wish lists for many of us as a vehicle for the mountain biking life. But which is the ultimate mountain biker’s vehicle? (whistling) (doors closing) – Neil, right, do you know what? I find it really hard to find […]

How To Be Prepared For Any Adventure With Your Mountain Bike

– A lot of us, such as myself, use my mountain bike as predominately my everyday vehicle. But can we ramp up the fun factor if we had some storage available? You wouldn’t expect to use a single seated Formula 1 or racing car as your everyday vehicle, so why do we expect the same […]

Ride Your Mountain Bike In Comfort

– After a couple of big days on my bike recently, one on that Longest Day ride and the other one, bikepacking with Blake, it’s reminded me just how important it is to be comfortable on your bike. Things like lower back pain or shoulder pain can really ruin a ride, so this is how […]

5 Trials Skills To Use On The Trails | Mountain Bike Skills

– We’ve done a few videos on essential trail skills. – But we’ve never actually talked about how you might take them onto the mountain bike tracks you’re riding. So this is our guide on how to use trail skills on the trails. (electronic music) – The first one is the track stand and this […]

How Are Mountain Bike Trails Built And Cared For? | MTB Trail Advocacy

Have you ever wondered how trails are built, maintained and funded? This is Bristol, a city in the south west of England. Home to 460,000 people and just a couple of miles outside of the city center is Ashton Court. A public set of mountain bike trails but have you ever spent much time thinking […]

How To Be Stylish On Your Mountain Bike | MTB Skills

(upbeat music) – Now being stylish on the trail, you use all the obstacles you can to be cool and be stylish, now look at this, you’ve got one lump here which can be a takeoff, a second one down there could be a takeoff as well. So now if you love jumping and you […]