How To Corner Faster In The Wet | MTB Skills

Published on November 15th 2023


We are rapidly approaching winter in the Northern Hemisphere and with that, in many locations, it means riding MTB in wet, snowy and muddy conditions. If you're not one of those enviable Danny Hart types who can ride in horrendous conditions just as good as in the dry, then you may want to take a look through these pointers from Neil Donoghue, our in-house skills coach and ex-racer himself! From adjusting your braking zones and line choice to mastering the dark art of counter-steering your mountain bike and what to look for when you're hunting for grip, Neil's got all this and more. ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 00:00 - Intro 0:31 - How To Find The Grip! 1:30 - Different Line Choice For Wet Weather? 4:13 - Does Braking Change? 5:13 - Counter-Steering 5:58 - Tyre Choice Helps! 7:28 - Clips or Flat Pedals? Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ πŸ› NEW MTB Bike Maintenance Book πŸ‘‰ Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ Are you lucky enough to be able to ride the trails where you are throughout winter or do they get shut down due to the severity of the conditions or what kind of material they're made from? Do you attend dig days to revamp them in Spring and take care of some of the ruts you may have contributed to over winter? Let us know how your MTB community deals with winter in the comments below πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή Do people still hate E-bikes? πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Ganja - Ooyy Golden Triangle - Ava Low 4 Malcolm - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Future Daze - Major Tweaks Video Hand - Shiruky #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking #cornering #mtbskills The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network - GMBN auf Deutsch - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -