Descending Errors

Improve your safety, control and confidence on descents by understanding and avoiding these 3 common errors.

3 common errors


  • 1 Start from the ready position

    Don't automatically go to the back or stay too tall on the bike, make sure to start your descent from the ready position.

  • 2 Let that bike move!

    Pinching or hugging the bike might feel safe, but actually makes you less stable. Keep the knees open and loose, and your seat low.

  • 3 Modulate Brakes

    Keep your speed in check by using proper brake modulation.