A series of free dirt bike training vids 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 Graham Jarvis, Chris Birch, Tim Coleman and Ruben Chadwick. CROSS TRAINING ENDURO SKILLS WEBSITE HERE CROSS TRAINING FACEBOOK PAGE HERE I'll post the videos here as we knock up new ones. Vids will only get you so far, I'd highly recommend Tim Coleman or Chris Birch for extreme enduro coaching, dirt bike training or enduro coaching. In the mean time here is how to ride a dirt bike. BEFORE YOU START Cross training - an introduction Which is the best bike for cross training? Buying a dirt bike checklist Bike setup for cross training Air pressure, traction & avoiding punctures Mousse vs TUbliss vs tubes Five ways to lighten your clutch Reducing weight for a lighter dirt bike Protective gear The dirt rider's tool kit Setting up your suspension Best way to break in a new bike Hot weather riding tips Bike setup for shorter riders Bike setup for taller riders How to reduce arm pump Motocross to enduro/GNCC/woods bike conversion Physical fitness for dirt riders Making an endurocross track Emergency starts on bike with no kick start BASIC CROSS TRAINING TECHNIQUES Develop your balancing skills Full lock turns Body positioning for cross training Basic clutch control Braking Feathering & dropping the clutch How to ride single track Riding across a camber or slope When to stand or sit on the bike Throttle control & gear selection The small practical wheelie INTERMEDIATE CROSS TRAINING TECHNIQUES Dropping the clutch (but keeping traction) How to rail berms Covering the rear brake for wheelies Wheelies cross training-style Drop offs & short steep descents Changing gears without the clutch 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 climb recovery (u-turns when you don't make it) Short sharp inclines Advanced u-turn techniques Using a kicker Downhills and descents Traction tips for when you're stuck How to leg paddle in tough terrain Water crossings & fixing drowned bikes ADVANCED CROSS TRAINING TECHNIQUES Hill climbs in loose rocky conditions Walking the bike down steep descents Pivot turns & floater turns Soft sand riding & cornering Switchbacks - pivot turns for technical climbs How to log grind & hop logs at an angle Weighting & deweighting 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 How to splat (or splatter) Advanced pivot turns over logs CROSS TRAINING LOG HOPPING SERIES The video below is an overview of 10 different ways to hop logs, watch the whole series as a youtube playlist here. 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, Tim Coleman and Andreas Lettenbichler who are all ex-trials champions - may their names and bikes be blessed forever, amen. Check out our Tim Coleman playlist here.