Instructional Articles and Videos

The Amazing Greg Watts Captured by Jeremy and Xacti

December 3, 2009 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

Check out Bikeskills Greg Watts captured by our Jeremy Teman and the new Sanyo Xacti Dual Cam. Sanyo’s new combination video/still cameras are pretty amazing. In video mode, the Xacti shoots full 1080P HD and has an array of modes including slow-motion at up to 600 frames/second. As a still camera, 12MP resolution delivers very […]

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Get Ready For the Next “Getting the Shot”

November 23, 2009 General Action Sports News and Events

Surfskills’ Chuck Patterson Charging Hard at Shark Park. Photo by Walt Denson The common theme here is world class photographer, Walt Denson, helping you get the best out of your camera ( whether it’s an inexpensive, disposable,  or a professional model) on your bike ride, skiing session, or surfing safari. In the photo above, Walt captures our […]

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Don’t Let the Time Change End Your Riding Season!

October 31, 2009 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

The end of Day Light Savings means the end of all too many mountain biker’s riding season. Don’t let it happen to you! There’s an exciting new option in mountain biking called “night riding.” Yes, with new technologies and skills, you can actually ride your bike at night, have a great time, stay fit, and see […]

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Joe Lawwill Posts New SoCal and NorCal Clinic Dates

October 22, 2009 Bikeskills Clinics and Events

It’s not often that the average person can take a clinic with a World Champion athlete. At Bikeskills you can. Not only that, taking a clinic with our Joe Lawwill connects you with two-wheeled royalty: Joe is the son of legendary motorcycle racing champion and Steve McQueen’s co-star in On Any Sunday, Mert Lawwill. Read on […]

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How About Some Wet Weather Riding Pointers?

October 19, 2009 Instructional Articles and Videos

Wet Weather is here so you better get used to it. Now is a good time to dust off those special wet conditions skills as well as watch this video. And don’t forget to read our Wet Weather Riding Guide to learn more about ways to maximize your fun and safety factor this fall and winter!

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How about a Track Stand Tune-up?

September 28, 2009 Instructional Articles and Videos

The track stand is one of the most basic yet useful skills in mountain biking. Over the past few months we’ve noticed that there are a few little subtle points that aren’t in our first Bikeskills track stand video. So we made this little quickie video to help dial you in.

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Get Ready for Wet Weather Riding!

September 13, 2009 General Action Sports News and Events

We had a little rain here this weekend in NorCal. As much as we enjoy the velcro traction the first rains of the season bring, after watching more than a few riders go down when they hit slippery roots, foot bridges, and rocks, we thought that we’d better drag out our Bikeskills article on Wet Weather […]

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Mark Langton Joins the Bikeskills Team!

June 18, 2009 Bikeskills Clinics and Events

One of mountian biking’s most experienced instructors, writer, and former editor of Mountain Biking Magazine, Mark Langton, has joined the Bikeskills Team to head up Bikeskills LA County! We’ll post more information about Mark, and what he’ll be working on here at Bikeskills. In the meantime, keep your eyes posted for his clinics – the first of […]

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