2. Brake Right
Applying the brakes off road requires a different technique than street riding and is best performed while completely upright. Instead of using predominantly front brake like you would on clean, dry pavement, you use a light amount of front brake in favor of more rear brake. Most front brake setups are quite powerful, making them hard to control on loose surfaces. The rear brake is typically less sensitive, and skidding the rear tire is a lot less risky than losing traction with the front.