Mountain Bike Coach James Wilson

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January
21

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of being interviewed by B1KER Bar, where I had the chance to share some thoughts on the pedal stroke, flat pedals and mountain biking in general over a beer with the host Robert Schumacher. There were some power outages in his area during the interview but we managed to keep...

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January
14

As the creator of the Catalyst Pedals I get asked a lot about foot position. And this is to be expected - as the first and only pedal designed to optimize the mid-foot position it seems to defy a lot of the common logic used when discussing foot position on the bike. When talking about foot position on the bike...

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December
20

While it seems like common knowledge now, there was a time not too long ago when the words "Hip Hinge" were unknown in mountain bike training circles. Stuck in the bodybuilder inspired stuff left over from the 1990's, most training routines for riders included a healthy dose of leg presses, leg extensions and leg...

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December
10

I’ve been working with mountain bikers since 2005, which means that I’ve seen a few trends over that time. Seeing something once or twice is one thing but seeing it over and over usually means something. When it comes to mountain bikers, the biggest trend I’ve seen is that they almost always have tight...

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December
3

One thing that we take for granted is how much balance plays a role in our performance on the bike. You can be the fittest guy out there but if your balance sucks then you'll struggle to apply it and not spend half your time picking yourself up off the ground after crashing. Like anywhere else, balance on the...

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November
26

Improving your cornering skills is usually at the top of most rider's wish lists. It is a skill that can not only make you looks pretty cool but will also improve your speed and safety on the trail. However, the way that cornering is usually taught doesn't tell the whole story. With too much emphasis on the...

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