FAQ: How To Corner A Mountain Bike?

What is the best riding position for a mountain bike?

Downhill Body Position Tips

  • Drop your heels. Bracing your feet against the pedals helps your body maintain stability and resist the forces that downhill braking puts on your body.
  • Keep your arms and legs bent.
  • Shift your hips back slightly.
  • Chin over stem.
  • Ease the squeeze.
  • Scan the trail.

How far can you lean a mountain bike?

‘Cyclists tend to stay in the positive trail region and don’t exceed 45° of lean,’ he says. ‘It’s usually less, though when the turn is greater than 5m radius, you can reach 45°. That’s because trail becomes less of an issue – then we return to the issue of traction.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *