Tag: grip

XC Tyres Vs Enduro Tyres | What’s The Difference?

– So, a little while ago, we compared some cross-country tires to some mud spikes in the absolute slop. A lot of people ask, can you compare and find the differences between some cross-country tires and some enduro tires? So, that is what we’re going to find out today. (stomping) (blade clanging) So, first things […]

Mistakes That Are Slowing You Down | Mountain Bike Skills

– This video is all about correcting some mistakes that might be slowing you down. You might not realize you’re doing them. (upbeat music) Rock gardens, braking bumps and rooty sections can really give your arms and suspension a proper workout, sometimes you can just bash through on the mainline or racing line, but actually […]

How To Improve Your Cornering | Common Mountain Bike Mistakes

– Cornering mistakes can really rob you of your flow but it’s also super easy to actually fall off in corners. Whoa, Rich! – Hiya, Neil. – New presenter. – I thought I was doing this one. – All right, I’ll leave it to you. – I got it from here, buddy, don’t worry. So, […]

How To Climb On Gravel | Tips To Nail Technical Off Road Climbs

– We’ve all done plenty of climbing on our road bikes, many of you have probably done quite a bit of climbing on your mountain bikes, but today, I’m going to be going through some tips and tricks to be able to ride uphill on gravel like a boss. (short intro SFX) Riding uphill on […]

6 Off Road Skills That Will Help You Cycle Faster On The Road

– I am firm believer that if you want to be a good bike rider then you need to be a confident bike rider. Riding all sorts of different bikes, on all sorts of different terrains is one of the quickest and most effective ways to improve your ability to handle anything that you could […]

How To Brake To Go Faster | MTB Skills

– Braking to go faster? Yep, that’s right. What I’m really talking about here is trying to improve your breaking technique, to smooth it out, find more grip on the trail, and that could make you faster. I think braking well is one of those skills that just improves the more time you spend on […]

How To Double-Wrap Handlebar Tape | Set Up Your Road Bike For Cobbles

– With the Cobbled Classic season here upon us, we start to see some changes on the bikes of professional cyclists. One of the most common changes is in fact, double wrapping handlebar tape. The reason they do so is to get a little bit more extra comfort when riding over cobblestones. However, it’s not […]

How To Choose A New Gravel Bike

(dramatic tone) (typing) (whooshing) – So you’re thinking of buying a new gravel bike, which one to get can be a difficult decision because there are a lot of different types. So we got together with Shimano, who this year launched the first gravel specific groupsets, GRX, to put together this video to help to […]

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 […]