About a week ago I went riding with a friend. I got him hooked to mtb. While we were out there I noticed that I'd start to leave him in the dust after some sharp turns or really any turns. So I let him lead and started paying attention to his riding style. I noticed it was his position when he went into the curves. When he was turning his inside leg was down and he was leaning into the turn; using alot of brake as well. So when we stopped I shared a few tips. I told him to keep his outside leg down, keep his body straight, don't use the brake until you absolutely have to and only lean the bike into the turn. I explained that this would maximize traction on his tires and keep his balance better. So after our break I lead and he was on my tail the whole way. After a few miles I lost my focus and almost went of the trail. I let him take the lead and I was actually really trying to keep up. When we stopped he was amazed how small adjustments made a huge difference. Just thought I'd share this awesome moment in mtb.
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