The 911 track in Malaga is very versatile trail to gain your basic riding skills. It contains rough technical terrain, high speed sections and very tight switchbacks.
Usually people say that a long bike can’t turn in tight corners but in matter of fact long bikes are better in hard trails. Long and stable bike certainly have advantages with a long wheel-base you have more space to balance yourself between the axles. When you have better balance it is easier to turn the switchbacks. Everybody can learn to ride these tight turns easier with long bike and later ride them fast.