Dangerous jumping advice

Good video. Good teaching style. Great rider. Some dangerous advice.

What’s dangerous? The idea that your torso should rotate with the bike. Rich Drew is a great rider, and he handles it just fine, but beginners are likely to get pitched over the bars.

I believe we should *always* balance on our feet and match the bike angle to the moment. This is simple, consistent and safe.

Here’s Rich:

If a client flew this high and forward, I’d stop him, yell at him and correct the dangerous habit. Rich is a truly great rider, so it works OK for him. It might not work for you.

What do you think?


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