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How to do drop offs on a Mountain Bike

This is how to Drop off on a Mountain Bike from mountain bike extreme.

So you should start off small for this and work your way up, Start maybe no a kerb and then a large kerb and work your way up to bigger and bigger features as your confidence grows.

  1. So as you approach the drop you want to be compressing into the bike, sucking your legs up but staying nice and balanced. Do not be tempted to lean back as this will just though you completely off. Check out the stance that I outlined in this tutorial and you be fine.
  2. How to mountain bike drop off small

  3. So you are nice and compressed, now as you are just going over the lip of the drop, you want to push down on your bike and push it into the ground. This will minimise the amount of time you are in the air and will give you loads of room in your legs and arms to absorb the landing.
  4. How to mountain bike drop off big

  5. Try to land flat but if anything you should touch your back wheel down slightly before to absorb the impact even more, especially for larger drop offs.
  6. Ride away happy and once you are happy on that size drop try a bigger one!