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

Passing Tips

Getting held up by a slower rider can be one of the most frustrating things about racing. For the rider it can completely ruin your flow; for the pit crew it is probably worse as they see it all happening...

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6 July 2017

Using Your Nerves for Racing

Sitting on the start line for your first race of the day is always the worst. Nerves from that fear of the first turn combined with a strong desire to do well can literally make people throw up. To help...

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6 July 2017

Giving an Extreme Enduro a go

Even the most single minded MX rider can have their head turned by something extreme. Ten years ago Travis Pastrana had a go at conquering “The Iron Giant” called the Erzberg Enduro, putting it on the map for many of...

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28 August 2014

Motocross Heart Rate and Breathing Tips

Heart rate and breathing tips Body: “Hey, pal, this is getting hard!” Brain: “Must get past Hurley…” Body: “Uh, hello?! Oh well, too late.” Brain; “Woah, I can hardly hang on to the ‘bars any more, what happened?” Do you...

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28 August 2014

How to Practice for Motocross Events

It’s all about race craft. No, I don’t mean the type of vehicle you compete on, but the strategies and skills you use during your race. These factors come together like a high performance machine from a combination of what...

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