9 Bad Mountain Biking Habits

9 Bad Mountain Biking Habits

Here’s 9 bad habits that we see all to often. It’s time to stop this bad behaviour and get back on the straight and Narrow! Also be sure to let us know which bad habit you think should be number 10!

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Are you guilty of any of these or do you know anyone who is? Time to have word with yourself or your buddy, and break these bad habits for good. We want to know what bad habits you see people doing that we haven’t already covered, anything that springs to mind, people who ride but never turn up on a dig day perhaps? 😤

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50 Comments

  1. Midnightninja X on March 2, 2020 at 11:42 pm

    My disk brakes are doesn’t want to stop instaly. And it’s hard to push with 2 or 1 fingers which is hard

  2. Julie Walls on March 2, 2020 at 11:43 pm

    Squeaky hain

  3. ccederlo on March 2, 2020 at 11:44 pm

    You didn’t explain what people are doing that is causing crunching gears and what to do instead
    Thanks for the list!

  4. Jet W on March 2, 2020 at 11:45 pm

    What pump you using in this video?

  5. WanderingGamer on March 2, 2020 at 11:45 pm

    Death gripping

  6. Jack Bielenberg on March 2, 2020 at 11:46 pm

    2 finger braking is better for cable brake

  7. Lukas loves Sushi21 on March 2, 2020 at 11:47 pm

    Thanks for the one finger braking tip it healed me heaps

  8. L8s’s Channel on March 2, 2020 at 11:49 pm

    Front brakes only

  9. leon wagner on March 2, 2020 at 11:53 pm

    Funny enough stoppt the video after the shoe part to go mountainbiking 5 min in the ride i slip on a wet wooden britch slam down and broke one or maybe even two toes due to bad shoes so jeah that was fun :’)

  10. Kaden Roesti on March 2, 2020 at 11:56 pm

    checking your bike over before and after you ride

  11. Hyper Cat YT on March 2, 2020 at 11:57 pm

    my bad habit is seatng down while on a bumpy trail

  12. Meth Amphetamine on March 2, 2020 at 11:59 pm

    Who has ridden only road cycle and TT before could have those habits and that WHO is me. Thanks GMBN! you saved my life!

  13. Mountain Manglers on March 3, 2020 at 12:00 am

    Not taking the real trail and making up lines

  14. Lukasz Semkowski on March 3, 2020 at 12:00 am

    The problem is that actually I can’t brake with one finger couse my brake are kinda bad

  15. turtlezyt on March 3, 2020 at 12:01 am

    bad habit:
    riding up to jumps FAST and chickening out at the last second

  16. Jji 88 on March 3, 2020 at 12:01 am

    I am the two finger Break guy.

  17. Charles Iurka on March 3, 2020 at 12:02 am

    When Blake shreds better than me sitting

  18. Division Nebula on March 3, 2020 at 12:02 am

    bruh blake said one finger can do it all

  19. Alexander Craven on March 3, 2020 at 12:03 am

    Blake is faster downhill sitting down than I am in the right position

  20. Eazn Y on March 3, 2020 at 12:03 am

    Breaking in turns is so dumb it just fucks up the trail

  21. Tim Koens on March 3, 2020 at 12:05 am

    I really appreciate you include littering in this video! Not just a bad habit amongst mountainbikers.
    Enjoyed watching Blake sitting with his pedals down. Hilarious😂

  22. substrate001 on March 3, 2020 at 12:07 am

    You must have tiny baby hands. Let me guess: 5’10", 170lbs, maybe? Hah. Small HUMAN.

  23. PTOserbia HD on March 3, 2020 at 12:07 am

    It’s fine to use a washing pressure but like not every time i use it 1 out of 5 or 10 rides and my bike is perfect,but clean it in 1M space,do not get close

  24. GO Lower on March 3, 2020 at 12:08 am

    Ride with 1 hand of the handle bars

  25. Sourav BaniK on March 3, 2020 at 12:09 am

    Some people just litter while riding which is really annoying 😡

  26. Axillary Bridge on March 3, 2020 at 12:09 am

    Riding a bike without a helmet!!!!!!

  27. TheVladiGaminGBG on March 3, 2020 at 12:10 am

    The one that is stopping every 5min when you’re climbing a track

  28. Tom Hughes on March 3, 2020 at 12:10 am

    I was *was* (was) guilty of the classic begginer sit down pedal down

  29. Maxwell Hogan on March 3, 2020 at 12:11 am

    What is crunching your gears? Not sure I got that one

  30. Rsta 001 on March 3, 2020 at 12:11 am

    2:53 what pump is that ?

  31. Emil Hola on March 3, 2020 at 12:12 am

    haha, you the best Blake !

  32. iCore ZX14R on March 3, 2020 at 12:15 am

    Bad habits, easy to develope hard to break. Good habits, just the opposite!

  33. Kaye Sausa on March 3, 2020 at 12:16 am

    Going on trail without checking your bike a day before, or even a couple of hour before. And going on ride without any emergency contact person ready to rescue. 😂😂 (that’s all ive observe. )

  34. prem harshan on March 3, 2020 at 12:17 am

    I am a beginner to this riding so i am riding with sitting position

  35. Road Cyclist BEN on March 3, 2020 at 12:18 am

    Crunching gear always happen if u do something to the gear.

  36. James Ward on March 3, 2020 at 12:21 am

    Not saying when or where your passing!!! I know people who do this and it pisses me off

  37. Jacob James on March 3, 2020 at 12:21 am

    Nothing like sliding on wet pads and a damp helmet.

  38. Stavros Grodas on March 3, 2020 at 12:21 am

    I’m puting foot down on every turn

  39. Beaver Harvester on March 3, 2020 at 12:23 am

    Bike cranking 🙁

  40. Javier Martinez on March 3, 2020 at 12:23 am

    "One finger can do it all"

  41. Game Edition on March 3, 2020 at 12:24 am

    I just watched this over the new year

  42. Smokey McPot on March 3, 2020 at 12:25 am

    Nice

  43. Amaranthine on March 3, 2020 at 12:28 am

    Telling anyone to only use one finger for braking is retarded.

    Especially with how many bikes come with shit cable disk brakes.

  44. Michael Rogers on March 3, 2020 at 12:29 am

    farthing in your buddy’s face lol

  45. Brayden on March 3, 2020 at 12:30 am

    i have to use 2 fingers my brake levers are to hard to squeeze

  46. Juan Alfaro on March 3, 2020 at 12:31 am

    best dangerous and funny scene, "sitting down, pedal down" hahahaha its funny how your head move to the front and back, like a f*cking crash test dummy 😂😂😂

  47. Christian Sims on March 3, 2020 at 12:32 am

    ANYONE HAVE EXTRA SUSPENSION FORK 26 SIZE BIKE ,AHAHA!! DONATE IN ME ,,

  48. šotouš Lukáš on March 3, 2020 at 12:33 am

    I had soo bad brakes and I had to use 2 fingers
    My wors habit: I dont wear a helmet

  49. Life of Al on March 3, 2020 at 12:37 am

    I recently broke the two finger braking habit. I just moved my leavers further in. At first it felt a bit weird but after a while I forgot I even moved them. In fact I only realised I moved my leavers when I watched this video again.

  50. Dloperat Loper on March 3, 2020 at 12:38 am

    My bad habit is to take all the KOMs and not let the others have some

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