Stay Steady When Accelerating To Be Quick and In Control1. Firmly grip the handlebar drops slightly lower in the bend than normal (not quite halfway between the deepest part of the curve and the end of the bar).
2. Keep your elbows slightly bent to help you hold a straight line.
3. Pull evenly backward and down on the handlebar with every stroke.
4. Don't hold your breath - a common mistake during sharp efforts, even among experienced riders.
5. Keep your head up - another frequent error in technique, because it feels natural for some reason to drop your chin