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X Games – BMX How To’s with Chad Kerley

Want to learn how to do some tricks on a BMX bike? Well, you’re in luck because the X Games have released 10 (Yes, TEN!) how to videos with Chad Kerley covering everything from how to bunnyhop to manuals, grinds, barspin, tailwhip, airing a quarterpipe, half-cabs, 180’s, 360’s, tabletops, nose manuals and probably one or two other tricks we forgot to mention. Up top is the how to tailwhip video, then below you can find all of the other trick tip videos! Take a look!

How To Tailwhip

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the tailwhip for X Games Trick Tips! The tailwhip started as a quarterpipe trick, but quickly evolved into a street trick once riders figured out how to throw the whip straight out of bunnyhops. Got any bonus tips for a good tailwhip? Let us know in the comments.

How To Nose Manual

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the nose manual for X Games Trick Tips! As Chad states, the secret to learning nose manuals is learning how to jump out of the attempt.

How To Barspin

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the barspin for X Games Trick Tips! The barspin builds off of the bunnyhop and involves letting go of the handlebars, so take caution when proceeding.

How To Half Cab

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the half cab for X Games Trick Tips! The half cab is basically a rollback 180 hop and the motion/trick name was borrowed from skateboarding’s Steve Caballero, who first coined the maneuver (and the Vans shoe).

How To 180 / 360

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of spinning 180 and 360 for X Games Trick Tips! Another building block move, 180s and 360s can be done on flat ground, down stairs and beyond. Once you get the technique down, there’s no limit to where you can take it.

How To Bunnyhop

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the bunnyhop for X Games Trick Tips! The bunnyhop is the foundation of almost every BMX Street trick, and in recent years, thanks in part to new technologies like taller handlebars, the range of the bunnyhop has increased. But before we start going for height, learn how to pull up properly with Chad.

How To Tabletop

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the tabletop for X Games Trick Tips! The tabletop is older than Chad, but with his BMX race roots, there’s no doubt he has a good one.

How To Peg Grind

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the peg grind for X Games Trick Tips! The peg grind is a building block grind that can be advanced to feeble, smith or grind combinations. But before we get there, start with the basics.

How To Air On A Quarterpipe

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the quarterpipe air for X Games Trick Tips! The quarterpipe air is another building block move that can be used on anything from small transitions to vert ramps.

How To Manual

Watch as Chad Kerley explains the fundamentals of the manual for X Games Trick Tips! The manual (a wheelie without pedaling) is a foundation trick that can be used to link different lines or can go next level down ledges and rails.




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