Pinball from berm to berm with this crafty technique

How to dial speedy direction changes

Pinball from berm to berm with this crafty technique

Ever notice how many of the fastest riders out there seem to just ping from berm to berm? Well, it’s not quite the black magic it may seem – instead, it’s the result of great technique and plenty of practice.

One rider who displays exemplary technique with this move is Sam Fowler of Bristol-based skills coaching firm Pedal Progression. Watch the video above as Sam breaks down the moves required so that you too can can up your berm game.

Oli Woodman

Section Editor, UK
With more than 10 years of experience riding mountain bikes, Oli knows the good from the bad when it comes to gear. He's a total bike nerd and loves few things more than fettling with spangly riding bits. Also, he seems to have a talent for crashing hard but emerging unscathed.
  • Discipline: Mountain
  • Preferred Terrain: Loamy singletrack
  • Current Bikes: Marin Pine Mountain, Pinnacle Dolomite
  • Dream Bike: Honda RN01
  • Beer of Choice: Corona
  • Location: Bristol, UK

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