Timing yourself on your bike is a great tool for measuring and improving your skills, fitness and MTB race craft. Whilst downhill and enduro racers can use it to re-create race day pressure, any weekend warrior can also use it to gauge progress in both the short and long term.
In this video I give you a few different options for how to go about timing yourself, from your smartphone or GPS computer, to pro-level chip timing.
You can check out the Freelap system I use, here: (UK store only)
If you want to improve your strength and fitness for racing, riding and having fun, then check out my range of online training programmes here:
I am lucky enough to ride for Vitus bikes. They all offer insane value for the level of components and performance and are now available in the US as well. I ride a Vitus Sommet 297: