How do you hop a mountain bike?

Do I need to manual to bunny hop?

Before You Bunny Hop…

Front wheel lift: Bunny hoping requires mastery of both the basic wheel lift and manual wheel lift technique. Make sure to check out the front wheel lift video HERE.

How do you wheelie?


  1. Put the bike into a medium or low gear and begin at rolling speed.
  2. Crouch your upper body so your weight is over the handlebars.
  3. Turn the cranks to the 11:00 position.
  4. Pedal down and pull up on the handlebars simultaneously.
  5. Immediately lean back – as if you were in a rocking chair – and continue pedaling.

How do you hop on back of bike wheel?

To do this, start by slowly rolling forward and pull the front brake until the rear wheel comes off the ground. As soon the rear wheel drops down to the ground, pull the rear brake and use the momentum of the shifting weight to get onto the rear wheel. Start hopping immediately with the rear brake locked.

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