A dirt bike is a versatile outdoor sport vehicle that can perform many stunts. Many drivers take their dirt bikes through courses that challenge a different aspect of driving, such as jumping. Jumps on a dirt bike can be exhilarating, but getting the height you need will likely be a challenge if you're new to dirt bike jumping. With some fundamental techniques and a lot of practice, you will eventually be able to execute a perfect jump nearly every time.
Spray paint a line across the jump, beginning at your starting position and following along the roadway. This gives you a guide to follow as you learn to jump. The line should follow the center of the roadway.
Ride toward the jump at a steady pace. Once you perfect your technique, you can start to ride faster.
Back off the throttle just as you reach the beginning of the up ramp.
Accelerate just before your dirt bike leaves the up ramp to help power your jump.
Accelerate again right before you land so that the dirt bike continues forward in a straight line, rather than veering off to the side.
Land with your legs strong and your elbows and wrists held straight. This helps absorb the impact without injury.
Tips & Warnings
- Always wear protective gear when performing stunts on a dirt bike.
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