Technical Riding Blog

Riding Steep Descents

By Simon Lawton | Dec 22, 2018

Most schools of thought and common sense suggest a rider move back in preparation for riding a steep descent. However we need to move forward in order to not get pulled over the bars!

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Elevate Your Jumping Game With Fluidride Instructor Chris Severns

By Simon Lawton | Dec 18, 2018

Seeing riders grow, change and evolve is one thing certain to bring me joy. I thought I’d share a before and after of Chris Severns which I took during a…

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Dial in Your Drop Technique for Improved Flow

By Simon Lawton | Dec 14, 2018

Improve your drop technique in order to access turns right after a drop.

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Switchbacks And Pre-Turns

By Simon Lawton | Dec 4, 2018

Improve your switchbacks with this tip and start to find flow on parts of the trail you never thought possible.

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Creating Style in the Air

By Simon Lawton | Dec 22, 2017

Immediately upon learning to jump, and sometimes before, riders become taken with the idea of creating some style in the air. While the temptation to get stylish can be strong, it’s important riders get the basics down first.

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Clearing Jumps

By Simon Lawton | Dec 20, 2017

I often hear riders talking about ‘not having gone fast enough’ into a jump they were unable to successfully clear. While speed is one component of jumping successfully, we can actually jump the same jumps at many different speeds, all with the same outcome in terms of distance.

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