“Control Begets Confidence”
Founded in 2012, LeanIn Cornering© Concepts training goals are simple;
to make cycling more enjoyable, efficient and safer for those riding on two wheels.
Our 1-1 / 1-2 rider training includes utilizing basic bike cornering drills, the discussion of visual perception, situational awareness, the fundamentals of cornering and the practical application of learned skills.
What we teach and what you read here is based mainly on factual information on developing an understanding of physics through instruction and real world experience on the road. (or track) We offer very little in the way of opinion…
LeanIn Cornering© coach/instructor Geo James’s affinity and experience on two wheels
spans over two decades now, from motorbikes to mountain bikes to road bikes.
26 years of two-wheeled activities has yielded successes as well as some failures both riding and racing motorbikes and pushbikes at club, competitive and professional levels.
Daytona International Speedway 1993 – FZR 400 Supersport
Summit Point Raceway 2001 – GSXR 600 Supersport
At age 25, a foray into motorcycle roadracing spanning from 1991 to 2003
produced 1-win, 8-podiums and 25 top-ten finishes in competition. With a best
placing of 5th overall in the 1994 WERA Pro 125cc Grand Prix Series.
Summit Point Raceway 2003 – Honda RS125 Grand Prix
Then in late 2003, cycling became the focus. Participating in mountain bike trail and DH riding, cyclocross, criteriums, road races, time trials & club rides. Garnering one podium, two top-ten finishes and over 160 cornering/descending KOM’s along the way.
The formula for coaching riders is a mix of patience, explaining handling fundamentals, and situational awareness. We are committed to spending the necessary time with every cyclist seeking to improve their bike riding skills.
- ‘Classroom’ instruction/time
- Observing the aspects of a student’s particular riding
- Following an experienced instructor
- Taking part in handling-cornering drills
- Debriefing sessions providing feedback & discussion