Basic dirt bike techniques The first step in becoming a good dirt bike rider is learning all the basic dirt bike techniques. This is true with any sport; even the top pros still practice the basics. Sure they already know how to do the basics but they still practice them. Why, because they need[...]
Bob Pudor joins our team as a GSMXS Certified MX Instructor. Bob lives in Germany but will also be teaching in Austria and Hungary. Not only teaching motocross but Enduro and Cross Country, as well.
Yes, mark the year (2016) at the AMA Motocross Pro Nationals, Ken Roczen show great balance and control though corners by keeping his feet on the pegs, even in deep berms! This has been done a little in the past but not as much as Ken has shown. With all the media coverage it’s most noticed now, also.
Motocross rhythm jumps are all about carrying speed and staying low. Don’t be caught slowing down between the jumps and wasting time in the air. This MX video tip will help you understand it, be able to do it correctly and then do it correctly through repetition! That is the key to learning anything new. The two main techniques in this video tip get the job done.
Have you seen the pros wheelieing over a small jump? It’s a big time saver. This short mx how to video will show you with slow motion and freeze frames just how it’s done. For all the motocross jumping techniques click the links below for these DVDs or Streams. Don’t go through the “School of Hard Knocks” learn the right ways from the get go!
Many motocross riders have problems with their back from a lot of seat time. Is this normal or can a simple mx riding technique regarding posture keep your back healthy and strong? Watch this video to find out.
In motocross your ability to stop or slow down is your right away to speed. Good braking techniques are overlooked by all C riders and many B riders. But braking control is just as important as clutch and throttle control. Both front and rear brakes are equally important but this riding tip is just going to cover the rear brake.
Free motocross riding tips: Being a descent motocross rider and having fun with it maybe a lot easier and fun than you think. Becoming a successful pro is a lot harder than you think. But let’s face it, most riders want to do well and have fun at an amateur level. The 1% that end up making a living at it, well that’s a whole nother story. What level you end up at, only time will tell. In the mean time everyone has to start somewhere and make improvements one week at a time. And those improvements will come way faster when you know the facts about how to practice.
Free motocross riding tip video. Braking in motocross is one of the most important skills to master. Here’s a short video demonstrating how to get in and out of corners faster and with more control. For all the motocross braking skills you need to know go here.
Here’s the secrets to clearing those double jumps right out of a corner. Seat bouncing is usually the best techniques to use in these situations.
It’s better to keep your elbows up and out away from your sides because it gives you better leverage factors over the bike. Try this simple test to feel the difference. Sit on your bike and hold the handlebars with a low grip and low elbows. Then move your upper body back and forth as hard as you can, then do the same from side to side. Now grab the handlebars with a high over grip and high elbows. Perform the same two tests. Which way feels like you have more leverage over the bike? And keep in mind that factor multiplies when you stand up.
Consistently hitting your landings just right takes a lot of practice. You have to learn what gear, revs, speed and how hard to hit a jump in order to stick your landing. Two important techniques to practice are launching a jump or absorbing a jump. When launching you help the compression and rebound by spiking your body weight into the footpegs upon compression and then lift your weight out of the footpegs upon rebound. This technique gives you more height and distance.