How to pump – video

Nail the technique to gain free speed from the trail

How to pump

Pumping is a fundamental skill in the world of mountain biking. Essentially a downward body movement that pushes weight through the bike and into the tyres, pumping enables a rider to maximise potential from trail undulations and gain free speed in the process!

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Let Sam and Matt from Bristol-based skills company Pedal Progression guide you slowly and clearly through exemplary pump technique in the video below.

How to pump