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 an entirely different type of night-life than what you see at Sports Bars or on TV!
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 for more on Joe and his clinics, and, check out some very unique 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!
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.
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 Riding Tips.
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 which will be on 11 July 2009 in the Santa Monica Mountains
With Three Different Options to Choose From, Bikeskills Gives You Some Advice On What Will Best Suit Your Bike and Application.
L to R: 9mm Quick Release, FOX/Shimano 15QR, 20mm Through Axle. Read on to find out what’s right for you.
The article, in the May 2009 edition of Mountain Biking Action, covers the same process and skill building exercises that Bikeskills instructors teach at all our clinics! Read on to see more pictures and to read the rest of the article.
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The extraordinary surgeons, physical therapists and other members of Mt Tam Orthopedics’ team have, once again, stepped up to help action sports participants. This weekend, Mt Orthopedics is underwriting a Bikeskills clinic at Camp Tamarancho. Read on to find out how you can attend for FREE. [Read more…]
While there’s really no contest going on between our SoCal and NorCal clinics, we thought it would be interesting to point out the differences between the clinics, SoCal instructor Joe Lawwill and NorCal’s Jiro Nakamura, the locations, etc. We’ll tell you what question will decide who’s clinic you take, as well give you another chance to win some great FREE stuff from Bikeskills in Bikeskills Contest #3. So on to the constrants and comparisons, aided by video, and information on how to win big… [Read more…]