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Mountain Bike Skills


Looking to expand your mountain biking knowledge base? Look no further! Widen your skills repertoire with step-by-step instructions, learn how to properly maintain and repair your mountain bike, and find fitness and training information all right here. These tips and techniques will help you improve your mountain biking and get more enjoyment out of your rides.
  1. Step-by-Step Riding Guides
  2. Maintenance & Repair
  3. Fitness & Training
  4. Racing

Step-by-Step Riding Guides

It’s easier to master a technique after you’ve watched someone else perform it--and that’s exactly what this section is all about. Click through these step-by-step guides for some one-on-one instruction that will help you sharpen your mountain biking skills.

Maintenance & Repair

Don’t let common bike problems keep you from cranking your pedals. Learn how to properly maintain your bike to prevent predicaments on the trail. Becoming skilled at a few basic repair techniques is also a good idea to get you back in the saddle should a mechanical occur.

Fitness & Training

Fitness and mountain biking go hand in hand—whether you’re looking to increase your overall mountain biking endurance or simply pedal your way up that seemingly insurmountable climb. Learn the appropriate diet and exercises for cycling.


I wish someone had sat me down and told me how to prepare for my first mountain bike race. You'll find that - and more - here. Learn about the many different types of racing, how you should go about preparing for your first race and find out the results from Olympic events. Plus, get inside the minds of professional mountain bike racers with exclusive Q&As.

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