How To Progress From Flow To Tech MTB Trails!

Published on June 21st 2023

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We all love riding flow trails on our mountain bikes - there's nothing quite like picking up some speed, railing berms and floating over jumps! While they are fun, variety is the spice of life, so how do you go about taking on those tech trails? Join Rich out in Sedona as he explains how to progress to steeper, rougher, more technically challenging trails. ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Intro 0:18 - What are the differences between Flow and Tech trails? 1:32 - Bike Setup 2:14 - Braking 3:10 - Body Position 3:58 - Unweighting Your Bike 4:41 - Trail Features Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/mtb23 Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GMBNshorts Shop the latest GMBN Jerseys! πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/Jerseys Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/GBF2023 Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ https://upload.gmbn.com/ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/newsletter Which do you prefer riding - Flow or Tech? What features did you find hardest when you first started riding Tech trails? Let us know in the comments! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή Learn more skills in our How To Playlist πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/howto πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/EditorsChoice πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ https://gmbn.eu/dirtshedplaylist 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Acai Bowl - Timothy Infinite Chronoshifting - Guustavv Bust a Move - Tellsonic #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking 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: http://gmbn.eu/Canyon Nukeproof Bikes: http://gmbn.eu/nukeproof Orbea Bikes: https://gmbn.eu/Orbea Park Tool: http://gmbn.eu/ParkTool Smith Helmets & Eyewear: https://gmbn.eu/Smith Crankbrothers Pedals: http://gmbn.eu/crankbros Shimano Footwear: https://gmbn.eu/ShimanoShoes Ergon: http://gmbn.eu/ergon Vittoria Tires: https://gmbn.eu/Vittoria FSA: http://gmbn.eu/fsa Spank: https://gmbn.eu/Spank Topeak: http://gmbn.eu/topeak Garmin: https://gmbn.eu/Garmin Peaty's Products: https://gmbn.eu/Peatys Wahoo: https://gmbn.eu/WahooTraining Worx Power Tools: https://gmbn.eu/Worx CamelBak: https://gmbn.eu/CamelBak Watch our sister channels: GMBN Racing - https://gmbn.eu/GMBNracing GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/embn GMBN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/c/gmbnaufdeutsch Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gcntech GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntrainin