Entries by leelikesbikes

Buying the wrong size bike sucks

Here’s a comment thread from the Lee Likes Bikes MTB School (www.llbmtb.com – membership required). This poor guy was advised to buy the wrong size bike. I see this happening a lot — and it’s not cool. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

Elbows in or out?

Hi Lee and thanks for all the great info online. Last year I got some instruction at Whistler and my instructor kept on stressing elbows out – “chicken wings.” Then I bought the book Mastering Mountain Bike Skills 3rd Edition and learned that elbows out used to be taught but is actually wrong, hold elbows […]

Two shortcuts to riding better and faster

By Coach Andy Somerville Learning how to ride better (and faster if that’s your goal) takes time, practice and commitment. For riders serious about attaining new levels of confidence, performance and fun, there are two shortcuts to riding better, faster, or riding faster better: Shortcut #1: Work with a skills coach Shortcut #2: Add a RipRow […]