Common Mountainbike Acronyms & Terms

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    Studder Bumps. You know the small braking bumps before a tight turn. They are the number one excuse for overshooting a turn. The studder bumps could be fiction but it makes your crash story more easy to explain. What’s also funny is when you make up the studder bumps other riders will say the same thing happened to them in the same turn. Maybe anti lock brakes could be the solution. 😄 Later,


    FUBAR- F#[<ed Up Bike And Rider

    "PSIME84" wrote

    FUBAR- F#[<ed Up Bike And Rider

    haha This one I like

    "CraigCreekRider" wrote

    Endo – You’re on your back, and the wheels are between you and the sky. Or something like that. Discovered that one on one my first trail rides – and the importance of a helmet as the bike crashed solidly into my helmet. Just got a scratch on my hand and that was it. 😮 Of course, that wasn’t the last one.

    OMG!. I haven’t been on here in a while and your post was the first one I see. Believe me when I say, "I am NOT laughing at you, but with you". Thanks for the chuckle. 😆


    Very helpful information. Thanks


    As a noob, this is very helpful, now i don’t have to look like even more of an idiot than i already do lol


    Guinea pig/guinea pigging – being the first person to hit a feature (jump, drop, etc) as seen here


    [u:3nmmnonl]FLATS[/u:3nmmnonl]: flat pedals

    [u:3nmmnonl]Jay Hop[/u:3nmmnonl]: to lift the front wheel then the rear wheel. like a bunny hop only more useful on the trail


    Going to bump this with the term “roller” since Jim asked about it.

    Roller: A trail feature, generally sculpted out of dirt, that riders can simply roll over without having to lift the front or rear end of the bike off the ground.

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