Top 10 BMX Street Tricks

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There are hundreds of BMX street techniques that provide a rush of fun-filled enjoyment into the sport. Here are some basic street movements and techniques to get you started safely on your way to full BMX mastery.

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1J-Hop

To do this, pull up on your handle bars and lean back. Then, when your front tire is at a height comfortable to you, push yourself forward to bring up your back tire off the ground. At this time, both tires should be off the ground. Lift yourself and the entire bike up toward the sky to reach your maximum height before you land. - troybelt

2Bunny Hop

To do this trick, at first you need to lift the front wheel and then rises back without dropping the front. In the end, you should landing on the rear wheel or the two simultaneously. - troybelt

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3Fakie Out

To perform the fake out, begin biking backwards as you pedal backwards. Then, j-hop and turn the bike around at a 180 degree spin. When you land, straighten up your direction and begin riding forward. - troybelt

4180

Start riding forward. Then, lift your front tire off the ground, looking over your shoulder. Perform a j-hop to lift the bike in the air, kicking out your back tire as you turn completely around (180 degrees from the direction you started in). When you land and are backwards from your starting position, perform the fake out.
To 180 you are going to want to ride forward then lift your front tire and look over your shoulder. then lift and kick out your back tire turning you completely around. Once backwards fakie out. - troybelt

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The 360 is the exact same procedure as the 180; however, instead of rotating 180 degrees, you will rotate 360 degrees, or a complete spin all the way around. Therefore, no fake is needed at the end, so once you land, continue biking forward. - troybelt

6Tire Stall In a Wash

To do this move, ride straight up on your bike toward the face of the transition of the wash, also known as the kip. When you reach this point, j-hop as mentioned above and rotate the bike ninety degrees. To the left or to the right, it doesn’t matter which way you rate the bike. When your tires reach the top of the lip, hold yourself and the bike in place. Then, simply hop back into the wash. - troybelt

7Disaster In a Wash

To perform the disaster in a wash, face the transition and ride straight up it. When nearing the top of the wash, perform a j-hop and rotate the bike 180 degrees. As you land on the ground, ensure that the front tire of your bike is in the pipe and your back tire is out of the pipe. Then, simply hop back into the wash. - troybelt

8Tailwhip

The rider throws the bike out to one side while still holding onto the handle bars so that the frame goes 360° around the steering tube; the rider then catches the frame again and stands back on the pedals. - troybelt

9Superman Seat Grab

A variation of the superman where the rider takes one hand off and grabs the seat while extending their body before grabbing back on to the bars and landing - troybelt

10Footjam Tailwhip

Get going a comfortable slow speed, slowly put your foot in between the front tire and the forks. Then swing your frame 360 degrees while your foot is still holding the front tire.

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11Tabletop

While in the air the rider will bring the bike up to one side of him/her by turning the handlebars and using body movement making the bike look like it is flat like the top of a table. Commonly confused with the trick, invert, which does not include much turning of the bars, but still executes the move in a tabletop manner.
Superman: The rider removes both feet and extends them outwards to resemble Superman in flight. - troybelt

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