How To Corner On A Cyclocross Bike | Emma Does Cyclo-Cross Episode 3

Published on October 3rd 2018

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Welcome to episode three of our Emma Does Cyclo-Cross series, where Emma dials in her CX skills building up to her first race. This week, Si teaches the basics of cornering on a cyclocross bike and how to slide with control.

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This weeks lesson starts on some (very trendy) gravel and they move onto a grass to hone in the technique. Emma is still learning super fast and we’re sure she’s destined for greatness in cross. 

For cornering technique, we look at line choice and where to look, entry speed and braking, the technique for mud, how to lean the bike for best tyre grip and unclipping the inside foot for added stability. An action-packed lesson but once these are all learnt, you’ll be flying around corners in no time!

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