You might get tired of hearing it but you’ll never get better unless you practice. It’s easy to forget what came naturally last week and falling back into old habits tends to sneak up on you. If you get discouraged – know that even the pros continually practice their body position, clutch and brake use, and using their feet among many other techniques.

Always use compliant helmet, goggles, long sleeves, long pants, over-the-ankle boots, and gloves and Body Protection.

Never ride alone on remote trails.