Riding Technique – Creek Crossings by Paul Aschmann

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For this issue of the EDM’s technique article we are going to take a look at a typical woods/enduro obstacle – a small creek or mud bog type crossing. Since its been raining cats and dogs in the Carolinas recently it didn’t take us long to find one of these challenges on our local trail system. The worst thing you can do in this case is roll-up slowly through the mud and try to accelerate to get up the hill, you want to keep the bike moving to get through as quickly and effortlessly as possible. If you are the first to go through the section, make sure to do this the incorrect way and stop in the middle and roost the heck out of your buddies waiting.