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Each time we see individuals doing BMX tricks, it really makes you want to do the tricks out all by yourself.  While some tricks seem to be extremely tough to perfect, you will discover those that are fit for beginners and aspiring BMX enthusiasts.

Of course, doing BMX stunts will need a great deal of planning, not to mention care.  Even then, it can actually be satisfying for one to dream to do tricks on a bicycle and do it perfectly.

Safety equipment must be the first concern on your list before trying any BMX stunts no matter how easy they are.  Look at the following pointers to help you prepare:

Bicycle: Your bike must be suited for the trick you want to try.  Many different bikes have been made for different purposes like dirt jumps, freestyle, motocross and a lot more.  If you opt for a basic BMX bike be sure you have the main parts such as covered-chain guards, fenders, kickstand, etc.  The bicycle itself has to be up for the task, so choose well.

Helmet: Remember when you were first introduced to a bicycle at an early age, you got a helmet with it.  In relation to bikes, helmets are important.  Comfort is also essential in relation to safety. While doing all your BMX tricks you can opt for an open face helmet or the full face one.

Knee pads: You don't want your legs skinned when performing your BMX tricks, so don't take chances. Go get yourself some knee pads even before you try to do anything.  Look for comfort and durability when selecting your knee pads.  Consider that the legs are areas of the body that are most prone to injuries so it is important that you have this verified on your list. It would also be a lot better to ask for padding that are especially designed for BMX.

Elbow pads: Much like knee pads, elbow pads shield your elbows from getting hurt whenever the bicycle skids (something which usually happens to newbies).  Even though it is easier to protect your elbows than your knees, it is better to achieve the confidence from knowing you've got yourself protected.

Gloves: These aren't really as important as a helmet or knee pads would be, but it can help you get a good grip on the bicycle and handle it better.  Gloves are no good if they do not fit well.  Make sure they are comfortable and are snug enough to fit your hands during your practice.

Shoes: Although it is possible to get any shoe you want, you would be better off with the extra traction provided by biking shoes.  A good substitute for biking shoes are athletic shoes because of the traction that they offer.





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