Top five beginner mountain biker mistakes

Avoid these common mishaps to become a better rider

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The best thing you can do to avoid making newbie mistakes is to ride with more experienced friends.

The best thing you can do to avoid making newbie mistakes — ride with more experienced riders (click to enlarge).

Learning to mountain bike isn’t easy. That’s part of the reason it’s so addicting. Even for experienced riders, there’s always that section of trail or jump that challenges you. As you begin to learn how to maneuver your bike, here are five simple things that will make learning to ride just a little bit easier.



What mistakes did you make as a beginner? And more importantly how did you improve?

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