Pump tracks: All hail the 180

These special beasts are scarce in the wild, but they are abundant in captivity.

What am I talking about?

Tight 180-degree berms, the kind you find on pump tracks worldwide.

They are tricky, but once you can rail them and gain speed in the process, you are rocking.

Here’s one from a new pump track in, oh, let’s call it Tallahassee. Photo by Ian Martin. Bike by Intense BMX.

Setting the edge.

And here’s the original and still the best, from the original Fix pump track.

His Lopesness.

He’s pulling an honest 3Gs.

Step 1: Dig.

Step 2: Pump!

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