Sidetracked on the Trailside #1 - Slick Rock

Uncategorized Oct 20, 2017
 

 

How can you resist? You have the skills, and the lines you imagine are just waiting there to be ridden by YOU. They speak to you and say "I'm ridable, come play".  You ask yourself, 'What could go wrong?' And whatever comes to mind needs to be dampened by another question,...

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10 Fast Ways to 10X Your Bike Skills

Uncategorized Sep 20, 2017

By Molly Hurford - Coach & Ambassador

You’ve already signed up for the Ryan Leech Connection (RLC), so you’ve taken the first step towards improving your bike skills. But unfortunately, just signing up doesn’t guarantee results: you have to show up consistently, both in...

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Labor of Love - Riding a dream - A Personal Update

Uncategorized Sep 05, 2017

Retreat: My annual two-week screen-free holiday is over and new riding adventures await, more on that below… My online business is a labor of love - I pour huge amounts of computer time in to operate it. If you’re logging loads of screen time have you considered an extended...

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2017 Summer Review and Outlook Address

Uncategorized Aug 19, 2017
 

From August 20 - September 3rd I'll be on my annual unplugged retreat, free from all things electronic. I highly value this time offline with my family, in fact it was on this retreat four years ago that I conceived the idea for the 30 Day Wheelie Challenge.

I recorded a Summer Update video, one...

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Meet Member Netanel Jacobsson: Work - Life - Ride - Balance

member connection May 31, 2017

Netanel is a venture capitalist and a mountain biker, or, as he says, maybe the other way around! He leads a busy life working and riding all over the world, and lives in Israel with his wife and five kids.

Interview by Coach Elaine Bothe

Hi Netanel, thank you for spending time with us. Is your...

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Student Practice Videos - Wheelies - Bunny Hops - Manuals - Balance

Uncategorized May 31, 2017

When students submit their practice videos I can provide much more accurate coaching feedback when compared to written questions. This video is a compilation of just some of those videos students submit.

Skill development requires practice, patience and persistence. To add some flavour to this...

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Rebelling Against Risk

risk Apr 22, 2017

We all have different relationships to risk throughout our mountain biking life. Below is my experience and I'd love to know about yours in the comments below...

For over 20 years, I maintained a high riding standard for my entertainment based film segments. My integrity as a pro...

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Want to up your mountain bike game? Race to ride!

Uncategorized Mar 31, 2017

Have you ever raced or does it scare you? Consider racing just to ride as your goal! You’ll challenge yourself, your skills and your fitness. Where else but a race can you enjoy following a stranger who’s just a little bit faster than you or share your secrets with someone a...

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Results Reflection: The 12 Ride Flat Pedal Challenge

Uncategorized Feb 13, 2017

An inspiring and useful course completion report from Renzo who just finished The 12 Ride Flat Pedal Challenge. Thanks Renzo!…

Completion Reflection Questions and Answers from Renzo:
1) How would you describe the increase of connection to and with your bike from Ride #1 and now after...

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Decision Making – Drops, Jumps and Gaps – Guest Post by Elaine Bothe

Uncategorized Jan 28, 2017

Written By Coach Elaine Bothe from the Ryan Leech Connection Team

“Should I or shouldn’t I?” Enjoying challenges, building skills progressively and assessing risks are part of what makes mountain biking so fun. But how do you decide if a feature on an unfamiliar trail is...

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