Lifting our wheels isn't just fun, it will help us get up and over obstacles on the trail easily!
In this collection, we will go over the various front and rear wheel lifts including the manual and the quarter punch.
Mastering these techniques will undoubtedly help you on the trail, they can take a while to learn, so make sure you go out and practice!
The Manual is a super useful technique to lift your front wheel at higher speeds and its cool too!
Before practicing the manual, make sure you go over neutral\ready positions, front to back movements, brake modulation, and the stomp.
Each wheel lift technique has its advantages with different riding speeds. The quarter punch will be ideal for slow speed, the basic front wheel lift for medium speed and the manual front wheel lift for higher speed. Here's why...
The basic rear wheel lift can be used in various ways and is a great skill to learn. Lifting the rear wheel can help with clearing obstacles, controlling your rear wheel in tight turns and making your ride generally smoother. It will also allow you to progress to more advanced techniques such as ...