a series of free dirt bike training vids without ads, including tips, endurocross techniques and enduro skills on how to ride a dirt bike. the idea is just a bunch of average joes trying to improve our dirt bike technique, although we've also had the help of ruben chadwick, who is both junior national trials champ and junior national endurocross champ in australia for 2014! this is the website link: CROSS TRAINING ENDURO SKILLS WEBSITE. it covers a pile of different dirt bike techniques and enduro riding tips, how to set up your bike, and generally apply trials techniques to dirt riding as all the top extreme enduro riders have done. it's also got biographies on graham jarvis, jonny walker, chris birch etc and links to their websites. i'll post the videos and links to the written articles here as we knock up new ones. BEFORE YOU START Cross training - an introduction Which is the best bike for cross training? Making an endurocross track Bike setup for cross training Protective gear Setting up your suspension The most important riding technique of all BASIC CROSS TRAINING TECHNIQUES Develop your balancing skills Full lock turns Body positioning for cross training Basic clutch control Braking Feathering & dropping the clutch Riding across a camber or slope When to stand or sit on the bike INTERMEDIATE CROSS TRAINING TECHNIQUES Dropping the clutch (but keeping traction) Covering the rear brake for wheelies Wheelies cross training-style Drop offs & short steep descents U-turns & tight corners How to jump your enduro bike How to ride in ruts Riding in rocky creek beds Hill climbs Hopping over logs Balancing at a stand still Hill climbs Short sharp inclines Using a kicker Downhills and descents ADVANCED CROSS TRAINING TECHNIQUES Walking the bike down steep descents Pivot turns & floater turns Slow sit down wheelies Jarvis-style Jumping gaps, ditches and ruts Flat track turns & power slides Spotting for each other on tough obstacles Bunny hops over two logs These were put together from a wide variety of sources, including tips from the masters of endurocross and extreme enduro riding: Graham Jarvis, Chris Birch, Jonny Walker, David Knight, Taddy Blazusiak, Dougie Lampkin and Andreas Lettenbichler who are all ex-trials champions - may their names and bikes be blessed forever, amen.