Left for brakes and right for gears, Thumb for easy, finger for hard.
This is how I teach any first timer mountain biking out at Woodhill.
Left hand for brakes… cause you gotta know how to stop wen you need to. Right hand for changing gears, so it makes riding easier by a thousand times.
And when you’re using the gears
You use the lever by your thumb to make it easier for going up hills and
You use the lever by you finger to make it easier for going down hills
Are there more than four things you need to know when you’re out mountain biking for the first time… yes
Always remember to look where you wanna go.
All that a side, there are a shit tonne more things you will need to know as you get out on the tracks,
But here’s the thing,
If I were to tell you every single thing straight away, I’d fill your brain with so much information you’d end up overwhelmed and you wouldn’t know what was the most important to get you started.
Just like when you’re overwhelmed in your biz.
You’ve got so much information going on that ya don’t know where to start to get into action.
If that’s you, and you wanna have some help figuring out what you ‘left and right, finger and thumb’ is for you in your adventure biz from someone who’s been there before,
Then you and I
Just hit reply to this email and let’s see how I can help.
Hear from you soon.
Adventure Seeker. Biz Coach. Speaker.
Helping women like you, turn your outdoor obsession and adventure addiction into a super rad biz with out the guess work and going at it alone.