Learn to Ride a Bike

How To : Perform four great stretches before a bike ride

If you're a beginner when it comes to cycling or just enjoy taking a nice bike ride, something that should not be ignored is stretching. Stretching is a smart and safe thing to do before do anything athletic. It prevents the chances that you will suffer from any type of injury ...more

How To : Do a pre-ride bike check

This video teaches you how to do a check of your bike before you go on a ride, especially if you haven't ridden in a while. Before each ride, check the tire pressure with a tire gauge. Pump it up if it is low, and release pressure if it is too high. Also check the tires' condi ...more

How To : Communicate during a bike ride

When you are riding with a group or in a trafficked area, communicating with the people around you is essential for keeping all of you safe. This videos will explain the importance of good communication for riders and show some commonly used hand signals that you can use to si ...more

How To : Teach your child to ride a bike

In this tutorial, we learn how to teach your child how to ride a bike. Before you get them on the bike, make sure you pick a place that is fun and safe. Make sure there are no distractions and no traffic. Pavement is the best place to practice to ride a bike. Make sure the bik ...more

How To : Ride a bike

Frustration is something that comes along with learning to ride a bike. You mustn't give up as it's a valuable skill to have. This video shows you how to ride a bike and minimize frustration. Learning to ride a bike takes patience. You’ll likely crash and fall a few times. Bu ...more

How To : Teach someone to ride a bike

This is a very interesting instructional video on how to teach a child to ride a bike. It is about balancing according to gravitation. First, the child should ride down a hill with its legs not resting on pedals. This should be practiced about 5 to 10 times. Then the child sho ...more

How To : Teach kids to ride a bike

Knowing how to ride a bike is a fun and useful skill that kids can use well into adulthood. This video tutorial demonstrates a safe and simple way to teach kid’s how to ride a bike. Before taking to the streets, make sure the child is wearing a correctly fitted safety helmet. ...more

How To : Ride a bike in traffic

This video is a tutorial on how to ride a bike in traffic. The first rule is to obey the law. You would need to follow the laws of traffic as though you were driving a car. If there is a bike lane, use it. It is not a good idea to use the sidewalk as that is reserved for walke ...more

How To : Ride a bike safely on the road

Over a half-million cyclists end up in emergency rooms each year. Lower that number by following some rules on how to stay safe while biking on the road. Learn how to ride a bike safely on the road. You will need a bike with working brakes, a helmet, a pair of bike gloves, sun ...more

How To : Ride your bike with your dog

If you've ever wanted to ride your bike with your dog, this tutorial with Zephyr Clarke-Dolberg will teach you just how. One of the first things to think about is to put your bike into a very easy gear, so your dog won't get too tired from this walk. Make sure to pay attention ...more

How To : Ride a bike wearing high heels

Riding your bike is a great, free way to get around the city, but if you've ever tried to do it in heels you know that it can be daunting. This video will give you some tips on how to do it, moving about town without sacrificing style.

How To : Ride your bike at night safely

Riding your bike can be a great way to avoid traffic and parking hassles, but in the big city especially it can be very dangerous. This quick video will give you some tips for improving your visibility on the bike. Wear bight colors during the day and reflective clothing along ...more

How To : Teach your kid to ride a bike

Make sure the bike is properly fit to the child. She should just be able to stand over the top bar of the frame without touching. Install training wheels on the bike. Have the child wear a helmet. When first starting, knee and elbow pads, as well as gloves, are a good idea. ...more

How To : Ride a bike with no handlebars

Being able to rid a bike without holding on to the handlebars allows you to do all sorts of useful things while on your bike and makes your look like a pro. Watch this video to learn how to do it easily and open up your biking life.

How To : Ride trails on dirt bikes, ATVs and motorcycles

A 7-minute guide to riding off-road in the outdoors. Especially good for motorcyclists/dirt bikers and ATV riders. This is designed to keep the riders safe and the forest trails preserved. Trail riding can damage natural beauty and disturb wildlife if not done with care.

How To : Ride motocross bikes

In this series of videos, our expert explains all things motors. If you are a beginner looking to get involved in this sport, watch these informative videos. You will learn how to keep your control while riding the bikes through mud, sand and jumps. Our expert explains the bas ...more

How To : Ride a road bike sportively

This great series of videos teaches you how to handle different terrain while riding your cycle. It gives different techniques and tips to really master your cycling skills. Part 1 of 5 - How to Ride a road bike sportively. Part 2 of 5 - How to Ride a road bike sportively. P ...more

How To : Ride a dirt bike safely

If you're going to ride a dirt bike, you better learn how to ride it right. With tips and instructions for both the novice and experienced bike rider, this video covers everything from positioning yourself on the bike to riding over obstacles and uphill.

How To : Ride a mountain bike out out on the trails

After watching this video you will have a better understanding of this sport and how to ride your bike in the best way possible. Balance is key to solid bike riding. The girls go over fore and aft movement, side-to-side lateral movement, and up/down movement which is used for ...more

How To : Keep your skirt clean while riding a bike

Your bike is your prized possession - it is your mode of transportation, your exercise and definitely your fashion statement. But, just because you love your bike, doesn't mean you want to destroy your outfit by riding it. Follow this tutorial and add a pretty mesh barrier to ...more

How To : Ride a bicycle without training wheels (for kids)

Sick of those training wheels on your bike? Take the next step and get rid of them! Check out this video tutorial on how to ride a bicycle without training wheels (for kids). Ann-T shows you how to learn to ride your bike solo easily and quickly without those learning stabili ...more

How To : Change a flat tire on your bike

If you are a serious bike rider, chances are you have had or will have a flat tire at a disastrous time during a ride at some point. Knowing how to change out the bad tire and tube (and having a spare to replace them with) can make all the difference in saving your ride. This ...more

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 ...more

How To : Ride on roots, rocks, and water crossings

This brief instructional video will help you learn how to deal with tricky and slippery roots, rocks, and water crossings. Always wear a helmet and appropriate safety gear any time you ride a bike and especially when you are learning a new skill. Ride on roots, rocks, and wate ...more

How To : Jump a mountain bike

This brief instructional video will help you learn to jump your mountain bike as well as add more skill and control to your mountain biking. Always wear a helmet and appropriate safety gear any time you ride a bike and especially when you are learning a new and/or applying a n ...more

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 basi ...more

How To : Adjust the front derailleur on a bicycle

If you bike is shifting poorly, you may need to adjust your front derailleur. That's not good, because the front derailleur is not the easiest part of the bike to adjust. Fortunately, this video is here to help. It will show you how to adjust your front derailleur, restoring t ...more

How To : Bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle. If you have broke your kickstand switch, you can easily bypass it while you are on the road so you can set your bike. All you need to do this is a piece of electric tape. If you don't have th ...more

How To : Use quick releases for your front and rear wheels

Quick releases are one of the most convenient features that you can have on your bike, allowing you to change out your wheels quickly and easily without any additional tools. This video will show you how to use the quick releases on your bike to replace a flat or otherwise dam ...more

How To : Change the seat on a beach cruiser bicycle easily

In this clip, learn how to change out the seat on your beach bike. This clip will show you exactly how to take that tough, standard seat that comes with your new bicycle and change it out with a comfier, better seat. The difference between a bumpy ride and a relaxing one is al ...more

How To : Perform an off-set cone weave on a motorcycle

Learn how to ride a motorcycle by performing the off-set cone weave. The off-set cone weave is one of the skills you will need to perform on a bike to pass the Alternate M.O.S.T. test. The tutorial shows you the layout for the off-set cone weave test and how to perform it on a ...more

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 in ...more

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 ...more

How To : Fix bike brakes

Maintaining your bicycle's brakes is essential in ensuring a safe ride when cycling. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to maintain and fix bike brakes. Fix bike brakes - Part 1 of 2. Click through to watch this video on howto.tv Fix bike brakes - Part 2 of 2. Click throug ...more

How To : Do a Burnout on your motorcycle

This video will teach you how you can do a burnout on your motorcycle. This burnout will create lots of smoke and look really cool. All you need is a worn out tire and a motorcycle. Pretty soon, all the babes are going to be flocking to you and riding away on your bike in a cl ...more

How To : Fix a flat with a CO2 cartridge

In this tutorial, we learn how to fix a flat with a CO2 cartridge. Start out by grabbing the bag that is underneath your bag, which has everything you need to fix your flat tire. After this, take the wheel off and find out where the hole is located. There will be a hissing sou ...more

News : W.M.D (Wedgie of Mass Destruction)

The receiver of the wedgie, would by laying on he ground, preferably face down, with they're underpants securely fastened to some strong cord, at each hip. The cord, would be then tied to the pegs of a BMX bicycle ( if you wished to extreme it up a little you could use a motor ...more

How To : Properly set the seat height on your bicycle

In this clip, learn all about how to adjust your bike from NAIT personal fitness trainer, Ken Riess. Ken will show you how and where to set your seat for the most comfortable and easy ride. You want to make sure your legs are extended properly and your saddle is at the right h ...more

How To : Change your bike pedals with a pedal wrench

Even girls can repair their bikes! This video, by Girl Meets Bike, demonstates exactly how to change worn out pedals on your bicycle, using a pedal wrench. If your pedals are worn out or rusty, or you just want to upgrade to a different pedal style, check out this tutorial. Yo ...more

How To : Perform a bunny hop 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. W ...more

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. W ...more

How To : Perform a 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. W ...more

How To : Perform a 180 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. W ...more

How To : Ride on flatland with your BMX bicycle

This segment is from the old "Basics" video by Transworld RIDEbmx. From rolling moves to spinning moves, Chad DeGroot and Day Smith teach you some of the building blocks of flatland riding. If you are so used to riding on ramps and hills, you might have forgotten how important ...more

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 lear ...more

How To : Do the manual trick on a bicycle

Check out this video tutorial on how to do the manual trick on a bicycle. Watch your instructor go through the basic steps and things to look out for in the manual trick on a bike. What is a manual bicycle trick? Basically it's just riding your cycle on the back wheel, with t ...more

How To : Choose a bicycle helmet

In this how-to video, you will learn how to choose a proper bicycle helmet. They are the most important safety equipment a cyclist owns. Picking the right helmet starts with understanding what a helmet consists of. The micro shell is the thin tough layer that covers and protec ...more

How To : Pull a stoppie trick on a sport bike

Let's face it, stoppies on sport bikes are cool because they're basically a backwards wheelie, but what makes them work are three simple things. Body positioning; you have to rock your body forward. Brake modulation; the fancy way of squeezing the brakes of your motorcycle. Re ...more

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