OLD TRICKS, NEW DOG.

OLD TRICKS, NEW DOG.

by Max Neely, May 29, 2017

As kids, we’re used to being schooled. We see ourselves as “works in progress” and people around you are constantly reminding you that you have things to learn and to work on and work towards. In fact, we’re just getting things wrong basically all the time. This kind of changes … Continue reading

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Berm 101

by Max Neely, June 11, 2016

How to take ’em quicker. 1. Enter the corner high and wide so you can create a smooth arc as you go round it . 2. Keep your pedals level, do your braking before the corner (not in it !). 3. Lean in to the corner with your bike, trust … Continue reading

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How to MANUAL on the trail

by Max Neely, May 10, 2016

Manuals increase your speed, smooth out tracks and feel reallll good. We’d all like to be able to pull a manny like Wyn Masters but to make a difference on the trail, 1 or 2 bike lengths will get you through most things. Whether it’s through drainage ditches, natural compressions or … Continue reading

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How to DROP

by Max Neely, April 29, 2016

Drops are a part of riding that a lot of people struggle with to start with. The dreaded OTB(Over The Bars) moment happens to most people early on. A few tweaks will make this a thing of the past and once you can do a medium sized drop above wheel … Continue reading

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Getting more AIRTIME

by Max Neely, April 13, 2016

Being weightless , flying through the air has got to be one of the best feelings you can have on a bike. But how do you get higher? Read on to find out… Find a jump you are comfortable with , then follow the steps. 1. Come into the jump … Continue reading

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Italy Road Trip ..

Italy Road Trip ..

by Max Neely, November 13, 2015

Val di Sole, Italy UCI World Cup Round 7 22-23 August 2015   It was a while ago now but as the snow has just arrived, it’s about time I pulled together some of the photos from summer. Excuse the iPhone shots but hopefully they go some way to capturing … Continue reading

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Injuries

Injuries

by Max Neely, July 14, 2014

INJURIES Lets face it , injuries suck. The reality is that everyone who rides mountain bikes (especially the gravity variety) will, at some point , get injured. It’s the nature of the sport, we’re travelling at speeds and at heights that go beyond what our bodies can handle when it … Continue reading

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Summer Dates Now Online

Summer Dates Now Online

by Max Neely, July 14, 2014

Check the “Book a Course” section for available coaching days through the summer. The trails are dry and it’s a perfect time to get out there and ride.   One to One sessions are £130 for a full day (9am-4pm) and can be based on the DH tracks at Descend … Continue reading

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DH Skills Day with Dan Farley 7th December 2013

DH Skills Day with Dan Farley 7th December 2013

by Max Neely, December 8, 2013

After all the talk of wind ,snow and trees falling down ,the DH Skills days at Descend Hamsterley went down a treat. Dan Farley showed up with his shiny new carbon Kona Operator for 2014 which seemed to give him extra boost off any lip he could find! He was … Continue reading

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Open for Bookings

Open for Bookings

by Max Neely, October 30, 2013

  Endeavour Coaching is now taking bookings for weekend sessions. One2one and group sessions available based at Hamsterley Forest. Downhill or Trail riding from beginner to expert level. Get in touch through Facebook,the “Contact” page or by calling Max on 07743407332. Happy riding 🙂    

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