Posts Tagged ‘Racing’

How to Prepare for a Mountain Bike Race

Racing isn’t for everyone, but like most things, don’t dismiss it until you’ve tried it at least once. Events are becoming more accessible, with the continued success of races like the mini downhill, it proves that fun, bite-sized versions of races help riders get a small taster of the inner workings. This doesn’t apply solely […] Read more…

Getting Past the Fear

The first time I looked at a downhill track I almost cried. Even after my first big crash I just wanted to get back on the bike, but it turns out I couldn’t. Fast forward a year to the place I had said crash and I was a mess. The first round of Taff Buggy […] Read more…

An introduction to mountain bike racing

Mountain bike racing isn’t as scary as it sounds. No really it isn’t. For some it’s like┬áMarmite they tried it, they hated it, and they’ll never try it again. For others, the rush, the excitement, the nerves and adrenaline are all too much to pass up. The kick you get from racing is completely unlike […] Read more…