Tuesday Tip: Searching Out Terrain for Direction Changes

Here’s one to look for an opportunity to try, the next time you’re at your local track. In some situations (like this section), the majority of riders were taking the whole thing as one long sweeper. But because they were leaned over throughout it, they weren’t able to accelerate or brake as hard as they would in a straight-line situation.

But the way this particular section of track was graded, it left the a bank at the edge available to use as for quick direction changes, which is exactly what Sebastien Tortelli is taking advantage of¿a quick redirect to aim him towards the next corner.