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How to dismount on an Up Hill Ride

How to dismount on an Up Hill Ride

Mounting and Dismounting Up Hill: When start or stop on a slope you should use the "Tripod stance" while always leaning into the uphill slope. 1. When starting on an uphill, you should have your bike on a slight angle...

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How to avoid Chain Cross

How to avoid Chain Cross

What is Chain Crossing?  Chain cross happens when the chain is in high gear/low gear combinations and should be avoided when possible. This means the Chain on the big Chainring and/or Big Cog and the small chainring and/or small cog...

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Tip on Road Group Riding

Tip on Road Group Riding

Group Riding: Cycling in a group safely and efficiently is one of the key skills of road cycling. However, the first few times you ride in a group it can be a confusing experience. We've laid out 10 tips that will...

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How to Choose a Line while Mountain Biking

How to Choose a Line while Mountain Biking

Choosing a Line while Riding We tend to focus on that which is directly in front of us. It unknowingly directs us instead of choosing our path (picking a line), we instead “go with the flow” and end up allowing...

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Tips For Looking Ahead While Mountain Biking

Tips For Looking Ahead While Mountain Biking

Looking ahead while riding: The most important aspect of riding is looking ahead. Being able to look ahead, being able to notice what's important, is a vital element of bicycle riding no matter if you're riding on the road, trails...

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What the heck is tubeless?

What the heck is tubeless?

  What the heck is “tubeless” and how much air pressure do I need? Tubeless tires have become the standard for new mountain bikes. This means that there is no inner tube holding the air pressure between the tire and the...

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Techniques to Start Riding at a Stand Sill

Techniques to Start Riding at a Stand Sill

Standing Start: Check to see the path is clear to start 1. Begin with the chain in the middle chainring and in the middle or upper position on the rear cogs2. Slightly angle the bike across the trail on uphill...

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