Is “Heels Down” Good Advice for Riders?

“Heels down!” May be the most common advice given to riders in all disciplines, but just how important is this part of our riding posture?

While I do agree that the lower leg ankle and heel play a big role in our stability and the effectiveness of our riding aids, I believe that there are a few distinctions not explained in the phrase “heels down” that may determine whether that lowered heel helps the rider or negatively affects their balance and comfort riding.

In today’s video we are going to consider three things related to heels down, so hit play to watch the video below.

See you in the comments!
Callie

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