Year: 2018

I’ve made considerable progress in my jumping skills this year. I’ve been taking Ryan Leech’s Jump With Confidence course via his Ryan Leech Connection (RLC) online mountain bike skills coaching website and practicing several times/week at a local skills park where I’ve built several beginner-level table tops.

Here’s a one-minute clip of some of my recent beginner-level jump attempts this fall.  Yes, I know, there are visible flaws in these attempts which I’m still working to correct even as the ground is now frozen and covered with a few inches of snow (I’ve been shoveling). But the cool thing is my confidence is solid. The course is aptly named.

In 2017, my skills focus was on learning to bunny hop and manual via Ryan’s Bunny Hop Master Class and his Manual Master Class. Here’s a one-minute of my beginner-levels skills:

 

In 2015-16, my focus was on track stands, hopping, and rocking via Ryan’s Baseline Balance Skills course. Here are two short videos of me putting those skills to use on technical sections of some local trails:

I also happen to be one of several RLC skills coaches who answers questions and provides online feedback to those taking the online courses at the Ryan Leech Connection (RLC) online mountain bike skills coaching website.Read the rest

Learning to ride Video

In January of 2016, I began collaborating with Ryan Leech at his membership website, Ryan Leech Connection \ Online MTN Bike Skills Coaching  where I’m an online coach and a marketing affiliate.

As my work with Ryan continues to expand, I’ve decided to phase out my “MTB Skills Network” brand and return this site to its original roots, Mountain Bike Geezer.

Mountain Bike Geezer

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be revamping this website’s design and overall direction. Subscribe to my Mountain Bike Geezer email newsletter to keep up on all the developments.

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