Make sure your descents are safe...and fast. Here are some tips to braking, cornering and accelerating downhill.
Getting to the top is only half the battle. Learn how to cheat gravity--and get away with it--using these descending techniques.
If you are new to cycling, or if you are getting ready to head out for the first ride of the year, stopping properly is a skill that takes a bit of practice. Here are some things you may not know about slowing down.
Turning a corner while cycling downhill takes a little bit of skill to avoid a painful spill. Here's the correct way to make a turn without losing speed.
Most people's center of gravity is located just below the navel. By correctly positioning this center over the bike you will be able to maintain stability and control in tight corners and on steep, fast descents.
You can be as fearless as you want to be, but downhill mountain biking also requires short bursts of power and speed. In part one of this two-part story, Dr. Ed Burke suggests increasing horsepower with plyometric training.
Flying down a thrill-packed descent is one of climbing's greatest rewards. Here are six that will take your breath away.
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