FreestyleXtreme Magazine Issue 25 - Page 15

Hard Enduro 1 01 with Graham Jarvis ........................................................................................................................ Six simple tips from the Extreme enduro legend Words courtesy of Shot Images: Future7Media/Shot A nother year of incredible hard enduro racing is in the books, and what a year it has been for Graham Jarvis. The popular Yorkshireman won Romaniacs again, added a fifth career victory in Hells Gate to his tally and topped the podium at Sea to Sky, the Ales Trem Extreme Enduro, Hixpania Hard enduro, Extreme Ravines and Minas Riders in Brazil. We couldn’t think of anyone better than Jarvis to give us a quick introduction before our very first hard enduro next year! To match his incredible Romaniacs record the Shot Race Gear icon gave us six tips. 1. Learn how to wheelie Graham Jarvis: “We’re not talking about popping a fast street wheelie here, I mean doing a slow wheelie. A controlled and slow wheelie is the key to so many things in extreme enduro. It’s about throttle control, clutch control and of course the balance with the front wheel in the air. That kind of finesse in your control will really help you a lot to tackle many obstacles with much more confidence.” u FreestyleXtreme.com | 15