Stumptown Trials Session | July 17, 2021 | Oregon Metropolis, Oregon


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With Trials driving on the rise, we thought we might ask trials rider Kylee Sweeten to host a Trials Session with Dirtastic! Kylee is likely one of the prime feminine rivals on the planet for Trials, not too long ago making her method into the Nationwide Laborious Enduro scene! We’re stoked to have partnered with Kylee for the day and stay up for extra in future!


That’s what it’s all about in the long run; ardour and pleasure drives us to work exhausting and do this stuff. It’s superior to be a part of communities the place these components are current!

— Kylee Sweeten

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The trials session was superior! I had 3 motivated and desirous to study women that did an incredible job and all improved on sure abilities all through the day. We ended up spending an excellent portion of the day engaged on turns and extra particularly off cambered corners and activates hills, and learn how to weight the bike in these conditions. That could be a large software to have in trials and identical to something it’s necessary to dial in these fundamentals!

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After engaged on these fundamental abilities we moved on to some impediment work and we practiced a drill that helps with wheelie placement and timing with two blips of the clutch for obstacles the place that approach is required. The group cherished this drill as a result of as a substitute of making an attempt to study this on an impediment which may be intimidating they had been capable of simply follow this on the bottom with a small log/stick. This may be helpful as a result of the timing and fast actions out and in with the clutch is the toughest half to study, it’s a great way to follow that so you may transfer on to making use of it to obstacles!

I cherished working with the women and it was nice to see them having an excellent time whereas getting higher and dealing exhausting! Everybody had an incredible and supportive angle which is all the time a key ingredient to success. All of them had just a few “aha” moments and had noticeable enhancements after that which is my largest objective as a coach! I would like folks to take issues dwelling and be capable of follow with out somebody wanting over their shoulder the entire time, and naturally I would like them to have enjoyable. That’s what it’s all about in the long run; ardour and pleasure drives us to work exhausting and do this stuff. It’s superior to be a part of communities the place these components are current! -Kylee Sweeten

Shout out to Michelle Tullis of Fortunate Girl Moto Foto for spending the day with Dirtastic!


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