Tech Tips

Why you may never need to bunnyhop your bike again

Jeff Lenosky says you may not need to bunnyhop ever again
Jeff Lenosky shows what he means in this "big example."

Jeff Lenosky is a veteran rider with a 20-year professional career, three Observed Trials U.S. National Championships, and a bunnyhopping World Record to his name. In his instructional video, Jeff covers a technique he calls a "Punch," which he feels is a more practical, useful technique for getting up and over obstacles while out on the trail.

Have a watch below and then grab your mountain bike to practice and master this skill.

 

 

Jeff's reasons to use a punch instead of a bunnyhop are:

  1. Seat height doesn't matter, dropper post or not.
  2. You don't need as much speed and can execute it uphill or downhill.
  3. You'll be able to get high even if you're on a dual-suspension bike.

 

Mountain bike skills: Hop, manual and uphill pop!
RELATED ARTICLE:
Mountain bike skills: Hop, manual and uphill pop!
Mountain biking involves clambering over a huge array of obstacles both man-made and natural. With the correct arsenal of skills you can turn your clambering into gliding as you... READ MORE

 

Improve your bike skills in just 5 minutes a day!
RELATED ARTICLE:
Improve your bike skills in just 5 minutes a day!
Do you feel a twinge of jealousy when you see somebody with awesome bike skills? Take a few moments out from your regular ride to practice these skills and... READ MORE

 

Anthony d morrowAuthor: Anthony Morrow
Anthony has over 20 years of traditional and online marketing success in a breadth of industries, but admits all that hard work has always been just a means to support his cycling habit. An avid road cyclist since “forever”, Anthony began competing in college and continued right along, racing a few years in the U.S. at the pro level. Learn more at www.imadm.com.
>>

Got a question?

ASK (and ANSWER) in our NEW Rider's Forum!

Check It Out 
ADVERTISEMENT
Now comparing:
    Clear all