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How to Descend Fast with Confidence

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Victor Jimenez, Darryl Kotyk, Rob Grissom

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How to Descend Fast with Confidence

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Descending on your Bike Descending is a very important aspect to becoming a better cyclist, and in this podcast we cover the topic and provide information on how you can improve your descents down a hill.  Many cyclists have a fear of steep descents and the speed and maneuvering that comes with it.  But with the right information and advice, you can have the confidence to make the most of your descent. Tune into this Cycling 360 podcast and listed to Darryl, Victor, and Rob discuss all these areas associated with descending on a bike:
  • Speed
  • Braking
  • Form and Posture
  • Cornering
  • Types of descents: Short and steep, Switch backs, Hybrids
  • Descending on a tri bike
  • Advice on speed during a descent
  • How to brake while descending
  • Proper form and posture
  • Cornering in a decent
  • The topic of counter-steering
  • Plus additional information on improving your descent, plus the Quick Tip by Coach Rob
Additional Links: Facebook discussion/questions on Descending The Fluent Cyclist Online Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class