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With the world of dual sport riding booming each year, adventure riders are heading out in droves to test their skills both on and off road. As the less experienced riders first start to experiencing the changing terrain, weather conditions, and speeds, the question keeps coming up: "Should I be sitting or standing when I'm off road?"
Some riders won't wonder and others don't care; but if you're new at dual sport riding, hopefully these Pros and Cons of the standing position will help you enjoy more and ride longer. The Pros are listed below, and you can either check back with us or sign up to follow our blog on the top right corner of this page to see the "Cons" of the standing position here!
Please keep in mind that everyone has their own opinions on dual sport riding technique, and what works for some won't work for others. When you ride, evaluate each situation and implement the techniques and ideas that work for you given the riding scenario you're in. With an infinite combinations of riding terrain, speeds, weather, and tire types possible during your adventure ride, what might work in one situation might not in another.
Speaking of dual sport riding...did you notice we have a fantastic list of these international adventure riding opportunities for you to try?
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