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Buck (verb) : Buck or bucked, refers to the unfortunate act of having your rear tire sprung upwards off a lip due to suspension rebound. Getting bucked off a lip is a great way to end up going OTB, but theres some things you can do to avoid a crash after being bucked. There are... Continue Reading →
Singletrack (Adj.) A type of trail that is only wide enough for a single rider at a time. Most downhill riding is made of technical singletrack trails.
Pump (verb) Pumping is a strategy used to gain speed without pedaling. To pump, you do your best to unweight yourself while manuevering over a hill, and when on the downhill slope, become as heavy as possible. What I mean by this, is you push down when going downhill and lift up over a hill... Continue Reading →
Booter (noun) A booter is a jump designed to provide you with as much air time as possible given the landscape. A booter can be any style of jump, though they are most commonly built as step-ups, for added safety.
Shred (Verb) Shred is another word for ride, though it generally excludes the calmer styles of riding.
Stoke(d): A common word among skiers and bikers, stoke is a word meaning vibrating energy, or excitement. Ex. "Dude, I'm so stoked for the race this weekend!"