Fluidride Finale European Tour 2020 Tour Dates April 25 - May 2, 2020
Learn mountain biking skills with Fluidride this fall!
Mulberry Gap, Georgia
Florida - Permit in the works: TBD
Check out our latest instructional videos
Your knee placement is critical to how you weight the front wheel. Often when a rider slides out, it's not because of too much weight on the front wheel, but actually too little. Simon walks you through how to use your knees to "drive" through the turns with confidence.
Simon Lawton shows you how to get more comfortable when hitting jumps. Beginning jumpers may already have the correct speed, but are struggling with commitment. By slowing down, you'll actually be forced to "step into it" more. Let Simon show you how!
How to manual a mountain bike. Practice riding a manual with the help a friend. Riding a manual can be a useful trail tool and in this video we show you a safe way to partner with a friend and learn how to manual.
How body position impacts leg travel on a mountain bike. In this video we show riders how proper body position can help riders ride over rough terrain faster on their bike. The fastest riders in the world all have one thing in common, they are looking ahead at the terrain.
How to jump a mountain bike and turn in the air. This video covers a concept called counter-directional steering and reviews how to use this technique to turn in the air.
Mountain bike skills with Simon Lawton from Fluidride: Take a run down Whistlers A-Line jump run with Fluidride's newest Youth Development rider Taylor Dunn. I've been riding this trail longer than Taylor has been alive, and he's already riding it better than me!
The separation between your bike and your body is key to handing both flat and banked turns. Learn how to position your body on your mountain bike based on the terrain with a few simple steps!
Hitting drops in a skills park is a great skill to have however, if you want to make the most of this skill we need to combine drops to turns, so out on the trail we can start to build flow.
Immediately upon learning to jump, and sometimes before, riders become taken with the idea of creating some style in the air. While the temptation to get stylish can be strong, it’s important riders get the basics down first.
I often hear riders talking about ‘not having gone fast enough’ into a jump they were unable to successfully clear. While speed is one component of jumping successfully, we can actually jump the same jumps at many different speeds, all with the same outcome in terms of distance.