Tons of tips are available on the internet. Some are good- some are bad… real bad.
Actually so bad, that it might end up in a disaster when you follow half-knowledge people. Advice number one… don’t listen to someone on a forum who thinks that using the rear brake makes more sense today as it made sense 20 years ago…. no- it still doesn’t make sense, because rules of physics don’t change. I understand that all of these “good” advices sound plausible for the newbie, and especially this is why you should spend less time listening to them.
If you are all set for the new riding season comes down to three factors;
1) riding experience; The experience (and this includes also close calls, crashes, and tons of feeling) is the only thing can’t be taught, but all of it makes the rider. You gotta go through this on your own.
2) knowledge; Can be taught in schools (there are good and bad ones), videos (not on youtube though), or books (good source)… and you’ll learn only if you admit to have to learn- even if you think you’re a heck of a rider. I’d prefer a school, because reading about climbing is kinda different as really hanging on the edge of a cliff Read more