Coast more to ride faster

Riding down hills is hard. Not only is mountain biking down hills really physical, but you need to brake at the right places, handle some gnarly terrain, pick the best lines, and pump and flow if you want to go fast. There's a lot to think about and there's a lot for your body to... Continue Reading →

How does braking affect your corner speed?

At the recent 2018 mountain bike world championships in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Claudio Calouri and Rob Warner were talking a lot about braking. Riders who appeared to do too much braking went visually more slowly than riders with a "good" braking strategy. And of course, this was apparent in race times. More often than not the... Continue Reading →

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