Tips on Riding a Narrow Trail

Written by Murray Priestley


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* Single-track trail invariably have roots that can makerepparttar trail rough and tough to ride on. You must try to findrepparttar 144280 best line available. In case you need to ride overrepparttar 144281 roots, seekrepparttar 144282 ones perpendicular to your route. If you are climbing, accelerate just beforerepparttar 144283 roots, you would get over them by your momentum.

* Ride as smoothly as you can.

* In case you require steering, braking or pedaling over a bumpy narrow track, be very light.

* While descending, move out of your saddle and keep your limbs relaxed. Make your elbows and knees absorbrepparttar 144284 shock. Userepparttar 144285 brakes only seldom

* While climbing,repparttar 144286 most common problem is lack of traction. To overcome it, lean onto your handlebar to exert weight over your front tire.

* To pedal, shift towardsrepparttar 144287 front ofrepparttar 144288 saddle and keep your arms bent. Do not exert too much pressure on your pedals. In case you pedal hard, you might spin your wheel and impede.

* Continue to look for better line while you are riding.

This article is an excert from a new downloadable ebook. For more information see http://www.terrainskills.com/


Surviving a Flat Tire at a High Speed

Written by Murray Priestley


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The rear tire flats more often. However, if your front tire flats, never dorepparttar following two things:

* Userepparttar 144279 front brake to stop. * Ride on slanted surface.

Moreover, do not steer anywhere other than straight in front.

As compared torepparttar 144280 flatted clinched tire, it is somewhat safer to ride a flatted sew-up (tubular) tire. This is because a sew-up kind of tire, even if flatted, will continue to stay betweenrepparttar 144281 rim andrepparttar 144282 road provided itís glued properly. So go for sew-up tire rather than clinched one.

This article is an excert from a new downloadable ebook. For more information see http://www.terrainskills.com/


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