The Art of Mountain Biking
The Art of Mountain Biking
30. Dexterity and Bike/Body Separation

30. Dexterity and Bike/Body Separation

Good bike/body separation is key to leveling up as a beginner or even an intermediate rider. When each element of your body, the bike, and the trail work in concert, you achieve dexterity on the bike.

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Our Braking and Ride Beautifully episodes

Pepe Romero talks about finger independence at about 5:22 of this video. It’s just beautiful.

2023 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

Rider Brandon Semenuk (check this out)

Centrifugal force is an outward force that pushes away from an axis of rotation on a revolving object. This is why it would be the force that pushes you into a berm, for example, because your force is moving outward away from the direction you’re turning.

Barrel roll trail in St. George, Utah

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