Five Essential Dirt Bike Skills

We love dirt bikes. They’re literally the best type of motorbike. Riding off-road however is challenging, so we’ve put together an outline of the basic tips and skills for you need to work on when riding dirt bikes. The basics of riding dirt bikes are well discussed, but some of the finer points aren’t. Sometimes, just the right pointer will be the catalyst you need to understanding something. Hopefully there are a couple of tips in this video to cover exactly that.


When it comes to making good strides with riding technique, the basics of riding are always the most important. For us, that starts by learning to move well. It doesn’t matter how good your throttle and clutch control is, if you can’t be balanced on the bike and minimise your energy output. With any video like this, keeping the tips simple and small is the best place to start.



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