How to jump trail obstacles confidently

How to jump trail obstacles confidently

Don't avoid that trail feature, clear it with confidence and style. Here are some steps and tips for riding over obstacles rather than around them. How to nail every jump How to hop up onto an obstacle 1. Approach As you approach the feature, spot your take-off and landing. You’ll know whether you’ve got enough speed to clear the obstacle, so now is the time to commit! If you decide to bail, make sure you scrub off enough speed to avoid piling into whatever it was you were planning to jump! 2. Pull up The type of take-off will determine how hard you need to hoick on the bars for maximum lift. If it’s a ramped take-off, treat the jump like a normal double, but if there’s nothing to kick the wheels up off, such as when clearing a tree stump, then you’ll have to use more of a bunnyhop ...

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