Posts Tagged ‘cornering’
Flatland Turns: Field Drill
The goal of this drill is to truly understand how to break down a turn and be sure you are using your body correctly over the bike.
Switchback Turns – Drill Zone
One-Footed Turns: Field Drill
The goal of this drill is to simplify other aspects of cornering to better center yourself over the bottom bracket where the crank arms attach.
Slalom: Field Drill
Perhaps the single most important drill to improve your riding, the slalom drill will keep you challenged and entertained.
Pre-Turns: Field Drill
The goal of this drill is to allow riders to corner faster and change the exit lines coming out of tight turns by starting the turn earlier with the use of a Pre-Turn.
Off Camber Turns: Field Drill
The goal of this exercise is to create rotation of the body in toward the hill to prepare yourself for off camber terrain sections and to dial in the movement you will want for off camber turns, in an easier setting.
Switchback Turns: Field Drill
Remember when setting this up that you are looking to create a turn that is too tight for the rear wheel to follow the path of the front wheel.
Flatland Turns: FAQs
Troubleshooting: Flatland Turns Flatland Turns, while simple enough looking, can present some major challenges for riders. Below we’ll discuss a few commonly asked questions as well as looking into the root of what causes many riders grief in turns without backing (non-bermed turns). When we talk about flat turns, they could happen on steep ground…