How To Ride Tight & Steep Switchback Corners On Your Mountain Bike

Switchbacks can be tricky obstacles to master as they tend to exist as a way to mellow out steeper, gnarlier terrain; meaning that by definition, they’re a harder feature to ride. You need to use skill areas from all areas of your riding all at once to take them on successfully… looking around the corner, braking management, cornering, weighting the tyres and being confident all come into play. Sounds tricky right… it’s actually not so bad!

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Neil took to the slopes of Finale Ligure for this lesson to improve switchback skills! Whilst the corners here might not be as infamous as the kind of switchbacks you’d find high in the alps or deep in the Himalayas, they’re varied enough for some great demonstrations! Which of your mountain biking skills do you want to work on next? Let us know in the comments 👇

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