13 July 2017

A Great Passing Manoeuvre

When Tim Gajser passed Evgeny Bobryshev at the Matterly Basin a while ago, he basically blew him away. It was a masterful combination of a series of well executed tricks that I can’t help but break down. You can see...

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6 July 2017

Brake Sliding

Steve was rather defensive about his brake sliding habit, and he is not alone. This is one skill that most people are quite proud to have learned all by themselves, so to have Mr Coach even bring up the subject...

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6 July 2017

Berms

Anyone who rides dirt bikes much at all will tell you how much they enjoy a good berm. By that we mean dirt that has been pushed up into a wall, and it gets even better if the turn is...

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6 July 2017

Style- Dynamic Riding

Without a doubt, the best riders to watch are those who are constantly working with the bike and track, rarely in the same body position for very long at all. Watching Cody Cooper at Rotorua last month was case in...

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6 July 2017

Weighting Outside Footpeg

There are many things that we are used to hearing, but fail to understand how they work and best way to achieve them. I want to look at the cliche of “Weighting the outside peg”, and hopefully help you become...

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6 July 2017

Early Power

For this months GAS you could say that I am the Gavin, finally convinced by Steve. The topic is about using throttle early in turns, including a statement that should make you think as well. A few years ago I was watching...

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