Are you wondering if your current bike is suitable for pumptracks or if you need to buy a special bike? This article explores the pros and cons of different types of bikes for pumptracks, including BMX, dirt jump, and mountain bikes, to help you make an informed decision.
Learn why pumptrack is so popular, and how it can benefit riders of all levels.
Dirt bike jumping is an exciting bike sport, and the equipment required does not need to cost an excessive amount. Once equipped, a new world of fun opens up to the dirt bike jumper.
Asphalt pump tracks are the most common, but there are also dirt, concrete, wood and synthetic ones. Asphalt has the lowest maintenance, while dirt tracks can be built and changed the easiest. Wood and fiberglass are among the worst in terms of riding characteristics. Especially in the rain.
Pumptrack riding is getting more and more accessible. It’s a sport perfect for kids to enjoy or to do a quick after-work ride to get the body moving. And for anyone looking to get into the sport, the risks associated with it may be a concern. With the potential dangers in mind, you may ask…
The more established bike discipline of BMX has tracks with rhythm sections, rollers and jumps. And so does the newer discipline of Pumptrack. Yet, the tracks, as well as the bikes, are different for each. So, what’s the difference between BMX tracks and pump tracks?