The Secret to doing a bunnyhop on a bmx bike


No matter what goals you have set for yourself as a bmx rider, you need to know how to hop good. That is why there are tons of how to videos on it. I created this as my first of many how-to’s. The hop is important for park and street riders alike, let’s get into it.

Time needed: 1 hour.

How to hop a BMX Bike

  1. Roll at the object

    Judge the right amount of speed and roll to the object that you plan to hop over. first step for hopping a bmx bike

  2. Compress your legs and body

    Compress your body and get ready to use explosive power to hop. 2nd step to hopping a bmx bike

  3. Explode your legs & pull up the front end

    Expand the legs and throw your body straight up. While doing this, pull up the front wheel.3rd step for hopping a bmx bike

  4. Suck your knees up

    Suck your knees up and pull the bike back up into your body. This will maximize the hop.4th step to hopping a bmx bike

  5. Land

    Land and get ready for the next trick.5th step for hopping a bmx bike

If you want a more in-depth version, I made a how-to hop course on my website. It goes really in-depth and is totally free! Check it out here.

Douglas Laird

Douglas is a 23-year-old BMX rider who got his first true BMX bike for his 13th birthday and has been riding nonstop for over 10 years. “Bmx has taken me too well over a hundred skateparks across multiple states and countries.” Dougsterbob.com was born to help people understand the sport that has changed my life for the better. My goal is to help you with everything BMX related. With over 200 BMX posts and counting, dougsterbob.com is quickly growing to be one of the best bmx related websites.

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