Tag: Shaums March

I’d never heard of the term ‘pedal ratcheting’ as a mtb skill until recently when I noticed that it’s one of the skills covered in IMBA’s ICP Level 2 course.  See it demonstrated at the 1:18 mark of this video by ICP’s Lead Instructor Trainer Shaums March.

Leb rock and elevated boardwalk skinny

Pedal ratcheting turned out to be helpful last week in two instances.  The first was when I was attempting to ride this multiple rock/elevated boardwalk skinny in the skills park at the Lebanon Hills MTB Trail system. I was on my 29’er, trying to get through in the opposite direction from normal (more difficult) without a rear wheel hop:

Learning to ride

Learning to ride