Hot BMX How-Tos

How To: Do a wheelie

The wheelie is the first trick that most people learn on a bike. It is a classic, and forms the basis of many more advanced moves, and is there for a trick that should be mastered by any BMX rider. Jason Forde of Team Extreme shows how to pull off the wheelie. Do a wheelie.

How To: Change a flat BMX tire

In this tutorial, we learn how to change a flat BMX tire. First, take the wheel off with a wrench. Then, let all the air out of the tire if it's not already completely out. Next, find what gave you the flat tire and make sure you remove it from the tire. After this, grab the top of the tire and pull it off of the wheel. If it's completely flat, it should be easy to take off from the rim. Work your way around until it's completely off. Then, put the new tire on and then pump it with air. After...

How To: Dirt jump and ride trails on a BMX bicycle

This tutorial segment is from the old "Basics" video by Transworld RIDEbmx Magazine. Robbie Morales ("Rob-o") teaches you the beginner essentials of riding trails and dirt jumps including tabletops, x-ups, and turndowns. So watch this to learn how to dirt jump and ride trails on a BMX bicycle. This will help you with all of your bike riding trick needs, or some of them.

How To: Fully take apart a BMX bike

BMX is one of the most coolest sports out there and features some of the most difficult and dangerous tricks out there. So, if the time ever comes where you need to take apart your BMX bike piece-by-piece, you'll know how to do it thanks to this two part tutorial. Enjoy!

How To: Do a fakie on a BMX

In this How To Video Kurtis Elwell will walk you through how to do a fakie on a BMX. The best place to start learning how to roll a fakie is on a steep hill or incline. As soon as you start to lose momentum on the hill you will stop for a moment then start rolling backwards. If your BMX is equipped with a cassette wheel it will start to force you to pedal backwards. Then, when you are rolling backwards and want to turn around, turn your front wheel to a 45 degree angle. Lean back a bit so all...

How To: Do a hitchhiker trick on your BMX bike

Check out this video for a step by step tutorial on how to perform the very cool hitchhiker stunt on your BMX bike. In this clip, Rad Dad shows you how to combine a bunch of different tricks into one - the hitchhiker! This is a pretty advanced move so you will need to be familiar with steamrollers, double footed steamrollers, half hikers and karl kruisers.

How To: Bunny hop on a BMX bike

A bunny hop is the foundation for many BMX bike tricks and it involves getting both wheels of the bike off the ground. Learn how to bunny hop from our BMX biking expert in this extreme sports video tutorial. Take action: pull up on the handle bars, pull back end up with the pedals, and practice. Patrick, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, resides in Campell, CA and has been riding for several years. His sponsors include Mongoose Bikes, Fox, Monster, and Calabasas Cyclery.

How To: Ride a BMX bicycle with the basics

This tutorial segment is from the old "Basics" video by Transworld RIDEbmx. From bunnyhops to 180s to feeble grinds to basic grinds on the bike, the Gonz and Butcher guide you along to learning the building blocks of street riding. Learn how to ride a BMX bicycle with the basics! You'll even learn how to do the bar spin trick on your bicycle. These are the basics to street bike riding my friends.

How To: Disassemble a BMX bike

In this tutorial, we learn how to disassemble a BMX bike. First, remove the bolts around the handles. Set the handlebars aside, then remove the bottom tired from the front out of its place. Next, set your bearing aside with the bolts. After this, remove the wheel from the part holding it in with a wrench. Next, take out the chain from the bike and remove the back wheel. Remove the rest of the bolts and the spacers from the back of the bike. When finished, you will have all the parts laid out ...

How To: Install 990 brakes on a BMX bicycle

Dat Nguyen from Epic Ride BMX and Skate Shop in Westminster, California demonstrates how to properly install 990 brakes on a BMX bike. He also give good tips on keeping your brakes working good after you've installed them. Check out this helpful video tutorial to see how to install 990 brakes on a BMX bicycle.

How To: Perform a fakie rollback on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a fakie rollback on a BMX bicycle.

How To: Perform a rocket manual on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a rocket manual on a BMX bicycle.

How To: Perform a walltap barspin on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a wall tap bar spin on a BMX bicycle.

How To: Do a flatland BMX move

Flatland is a freestyle BMX bike riding style on smooth, flat surfaces without any ramps or jumps. Learn how to flatland from our BMX biking expert in this extreme sports video tutorial. Take action: feather the brakes, shift your weight, and practice, but remember not to pull up too hard on the handle bars. Patrick, the instructor in this how-to video from Live Strong, resides in Campell, CA and has been riding for several years. His sponsors include Mongoose Bikes, Fox, Monster, and Calabas...

How To: Do a flair on your BMX bike

In this video, learn how to flair on your BMX bike like a pro. A flair is a super cool trick that you will have to practice a lot to get right, but this clip will start you off on the right foot. Follow along as Collin shows you all you need to know about flairing on your BMX.

How To: Ride a ramp with your BMX bicycle

This segment is from the old "Basics" video by Transworld RIDEbmx. Starting with the anatomy of a bike ramp and moving on to dropping in, airing, and lip tricks, this video tutorial covers all aspects of basic ramp riding. So, see how to ride a ramp with your BMX bicycle, from start to finish. You learn all of the basic ramp tricks for your BMX bike. Just see for yourself.

How To: Fix a broken bike chain

In this video tutorial from the Mountain Equipment Co-Op, we learn how to repair a broken bike chain. Jeff has broken his bike chain on his way to work, and he needs to make a hasty repair. He breaks the process down into three quick steps.

How To: Perform a 360 on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a 360 on a BMX bicycle.

How To: Do a 540 trick on a BMX bicycle

Professional BMX rider Ben Snowden teaches you how to do a 540 on a box jump landing, quarter pipe, and vert ramp. He also throws down some extra moves at the end of the video tutorial in a bonus solo riding session. So, if you want to be an awesome BMX bicycle king, just learn how to do a 540 trick on a BMX bicycle. Ben Snowden will tell you all about it, but he recommends you already know how to do a 180 or 360 spin on your bike.

How To: Perform a barhop on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a barhop on a BMX bicycle.

How To: Perform BMX tricks

BMX is a form of cycling and stunt riding that originated in California in the early 1970s. Learn tips for performing various BMX tricks from a professional BMX rider in this free biking video series.

How To: Do a backflip on a bike

Almost anyone can ride a bike, but how many people can perform a backflip on one? This instructional video explains how to do a backflip the proper way. Be cautious, this move can be extremely dangerous.

How To: Build a BMX bike

This is a 4 part video on how to fully install your BMX bike. This video shows how to install all parts of a BMX bike; forks, stem, headset, handlebars, seat, cranks, bearings, pedals, wheels, chain, and breaks. Once you've got your BMX bike assembled, you can go out there and start riding!

How To: Perform a walltap on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a wall tap on a BMX bicycle.

How To: Perform a 540 caballero on a BMX bicycle

BMX: Catch Some Air If Ernest Michaux, inventor of the modern bicycle, could see what people are doing with his creation, he'd freak out. The art of creative biking has never been more challenging and rewarding than it is now. Check out the tricks for a guide to BMX mayhem. Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a 540 caballero on a BMX bicycle.

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