Welcome To Fluidride Online

Welcome to our online learning page. With this tool, you can greatly enhance your riding by unlocking your true potential. We teach The Fluidride Method, and Simon Lawton, the Owner and Founder of Fluidride, will be you personal guide in this journey. Be ready to progress rapidly as you learn new skills and remove habitual patterns which aren't serving you.

  • Learn how the fluidride method builds consistency

  • Discover your ability to surpass your own self perceived limitations

  • Develop the skills to diagnose your own riding

  • Progress your riding more safely and confidently

Build Confidence And Consistency.

Riders often feel like they need to heap on layers of really complicated movements in order to progress. With The Fluidride Method, we've found that keeping things simple is the best way to help riders grow. We've also discovered that removing incorrect movements can greatly enhance a riders game. Riding well means riding more safely - and more quickly - with less conscious thought.

Recent Skills Articles

Snapping Turns

August 15, 2022

Snapping Turns – how to get started

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Pre-Turns: Linked & Unlinked

June 12, 2022

Pre-Turns: Linked and Unlinked Turns

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Drops with Downhill Takeoffs

April 1, 2022

Drops with downhill takeoffs

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Drops with Steep Landings

April 1, 2022

Drops with steep landings

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Test Post – Comments Prototype

January 3, 2022

Above I show a simple way to feel the compromised nature of our stance when we get too far back on the bike. Trying this simple drill often motivates my students to work to keep themselves in a healthy bipedal posture on the bike.

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Core Skills

Body Position - Braking - Steep Descents - Cornering

Snapping Turns

Snapping Turns – how to get started

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Pre-Turns: Linked & Unlinked

Pre-Turns: Linked and Unlinked Turns

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Drops with Downhill Takeoffs

Drops with downhill takeoffs

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Drops with Steep Landings

Drops with steep landings

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Progressive Trail Skills

Bunny Hops - Manuals - Wheelies

Discussion: Learning Wheelies with Coach Linnea

Simon sits down with coach Dave to discuss snapping turns.

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Manualing Off Terrain

Once you have learned to manual into terrain, you can start manauling off terrain.

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How to Ride Wheelies

Anyone who has spent a lot of time on bike can either ride a wheelie, or wants to be able to. This elusive skill isn’t used a lot on the trail, but it’s a great tool for working your balance.

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How to Hop Your Bike

How To Hop Your Bike In this video, Simon explains how to hop the bike properly. This move is typically called the J-Hop or American Hop, but is basically just a correct bunny hop. Before we get into learning to hop a bike well, let’s talk about the name of this skill. People often refer…

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Air Skills

Drops - Featuring - Jumping

Squashing / Racer Style Drops with Jason

As our trail speeds progresses we need to modify our drop technique in order to not overshoot landings. This is especially important for racers who are trying to beat the clock.

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