A VETERAN GIANT RIDER JEFF LENOSKY SHOWS HOW HE TAME TIGHT SWITCHBACKS AT THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN!
Jeff Lenosky originated from New Jersey, a pioneer MTB street and urban riding as he was awarded as World Record for the highest bunny hop on a mountain bike at 45.5 inches, two-time North American Trials Champion, nine-time medalist at NORBA Nationals, and second place at Ray’s Oddball competition. Aside in competitions, he show off his skills at group events. Same with the other rider, Jeff experienced injury in his tibia and fibula in left leg. And he was back to competition after rehabbing injury.
“Tight downhill tame switchbacks can be challenging.” – Jeff Lenosky
Jeff show off his skills first on tame tight switchbacks on downhill at 0:07. The first tip is THE APPROACH, any braking should be done before the turn. Second is LINE CHOICE, it is usually tight so set up wider. The third one is BODY POSITION, keep your pedals level in your knees bent and wide. Then drop heels for better control. Last but not the least tip is to keep your eyes ahead.
Jeff shares his tips on turning like a trail boss at 1:13. The most challenging features encountered on the trail is tight, low-speed switchbacks and it requires solid bike to conquer.
The downhill national champion, Leigh Donovan says,
“Being able to corner confidently will help you feel more confident and go faster on the bike!”
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