Maybe there’s a technique or trick you want to master for the trails, or some aspect of the workings of your mountain bike that you want to better understand.
Our members are no different. We’re video junkies. To save you the trouble of sifting through all the copied, long-winded, and dodgy content out there, we’ve assembled a collection of cool links to the best original how-to videos for your enjoyment.
We’ve divided the list into two categories; skills and mechanical. We hope you find the videos useful.
DISCLAIMER: This list is provided for general information and entertainment. Any advice given is the opinion of the author of the video. Rockhampton Mountain Bike Club takes no responsibility for your acting on said advice.
- six beginner MTB skills – Skills with Phil (5:16)
- body position mistakes – GMBN (3:39)
- climbing hills – GMBN (4:34)
- learn how to drop – Skills with Phil (4:42)
- ride corners fast – GMBN (4:51)
- 8.5 ways to roll over a log – Skills with Phil (3.37)
- how to manual – GMBN (2:47)
- how to bunny hop – GMBN (5:37)
- how to bunny hop – Skills with Phil (4:05)
These mechanical videos are simply intended to help you better understand your bike and to look after it between services. Your local bike shop will always be your best choice for servicing, advice, and repairs.
- mountain bike anatomy – Seth’s Bike Hacks (5:05)
- bike geometry explained – GMBN (3:28)
- top 10 setup mistakes – GMBN (8:51)
- suspension fork settings – Seth’s Bike Hacks (7:50)
- setting up sag and rebound – GMBN (4:24)
- setting up sag and rebound [in-depth] – Fox (6:31)
- changing a gear cable – Bike Radar (4:59)
- 1x vs 2x drivetrain – GMBN (5:30)
- clips vs flat pedals – GMBN (4:06)
- how to fit clipless pedals – Bike Radar (2:55)
- set your seat height and angle – GMBN (3:55)
- choosing the right width handlebars – GMBN (6:04)
- setting up your ideal handlebar & lever position – Bike Radar (3:37)
- adjusting your handlebar height – GMBN (4:38)
Tyres & Rims
- choosing the right mountain bike tyre – GMBN (5:40)
- how is a mountain bike tyre made? – GMBN (7:15)
- tyre pressure comparison test – GMBN (7:41)