Nailing Technical Trails | Skills For Mountain Bike Progression

Published on July 6th 2022


Technical MTB trails can mean a whole host of different things for all of us depending on our skill levels! So for some, it could be moving from blue to red runs at a trail centre, whilst for others, it may be a gnarly steep section you’ve had your eye on for a while! Rich Payne is out exploring some Austrian trails to run you through some helpful tips & tricks on how to safely ride technical sections with ease every time! ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Intro 1:02 - Walk the line 2:01 - Line choice 2:52 - Confidence 3:27 - The overthinking one 4:47 - The dive right in one 5:50 - How to ride them Useful Links: Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Join us at the Global Bike Festival! πŸ‘‰ New Limited Edition EWS Casuals! πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ What's the scariest bit of technical trail you've ridden recently? πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή Body Position Fundamentals 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 🎡 Root Tonic - Thompson Town Flowers Socialite - Jontha Links Shard's in a Mood - Chris Shards Snowing at Spruce Woods - Ceen #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: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: POC helmets and eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Dainese Protection: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: e*thirteen: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Muc-Off - Wahoo: Komoot: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network - 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 -