Riding Tips | Mountain Sledder Magazine
The Charity Ride takes place on December 16 this year on Boulder and Frisby with a day of coached and guided riding. While instructors Nadine Overwater, Rob Alford, Brodie Evans and Derek Wood will offer tips and wisdom, it’s designed as less of a clinic and more as a day of stoke in the mountains. Photographers will be out taking professional photos of participants, and the day ends with an epic after-party at the Big Eddy Pub in the heart of Revelstoke.
Since your man is not a big mountain rider, it can be assumed he will not have a valuable opinion to contribute here. Fortunately, this means you can forgo involving him in terrain choices or decision making for the day. This will sidestep the potential for a disagreement based on a difference of opinion.
Overheating on the trail is a common problem in springtime. In this video tip, Chris Brown and Rob Alford offer an easy way to quickly cool your sled back to a safe operating temperature so you can keep moving. Awesome!
We feel a little bad having a laugh at this guy’s expense but hopefully he’s a good hearted bloke who can laugh at it now too. There’s lots of tradeshows coming up this fall where this is an easy potential.
We’ve all been in situations where we are going downhill and need to turn and sidehill out, or turn back uphill to avoid hazards below. Mastering the ability to get out of trouble by quickly getting the sled on its side and powering out of a jam can turn a sticky situation into nothing more than a forgotten few moments in your day
Here’s how to pull off a Re-Entry. Jump Selection Finding the right jump for a re-entry is key. Ideally you want to find a jump that has a smooth run-in and a transition to a steep face. The more vertical the face, the more height you will get and …