Learn How to Do Heel Clickers [April Fools]

Apr 1, 2019
by wfmbike  

Dirt jumping is the bees knees, and learning a new trick is what keeps us coming back for more. So let's stop wasting time and get in to it.

Since heel clickers is a high commitment trick, you are lucky if you have a mulch pit to practice with, but your favourite jump spot will do. You must be doing no footers before you attempt this trick, confidently sticking it to the pedals every time.

Warm ups at Crankworx Ladies Jump Jam
Whistler Riverside jumps are pretty sweet spot! Caroline Buchannan warming up at Crankworx Ladies Jam 2018, something I helped organized. Photo credit: Lisa Mason

Being comfortable and relaxed is key and pretty darn flexible is also going to make this trick a little easier. Don't be afraid to stretch before doing this trick, safety first. You're wrapping you legs around you're arms while flying through the air. Landing this trick is definitely something you want to achieve, a little core strength will help too.

Some skin loss at Crankworx Jam last year. Photo credit: the iPhone special

Wear appropriate protective gear. A helmet for sure, leg pads and other gear is up to you, but the above picture was meant to inspire you to add a little padding your legs.

Knees out, few!! Photos by Ronia Nash

Time to take those training wheels off, now you've got to send it!

April Fools!! Heelclickers Singing in the Rain Style FTW!

All joking aside, we like to take this chance to make you aware of a new dirt jump series in Whistler, BC. Canada. Presented by Womxn’s Freeride Movement and SRAM, these ladies events are all about progression. From an introduction to dirt jumping to throwing backflips, superwomans, and tuck no handers, we have events to help you achieve your dirt jumping goals. Coaching sessions, indoor bike park jam at Air Rec, and grand finale competition. $2500 Pro Purse!! More details on WFM Bike

Gotcha!! Happy Heelclicking, let's go play bikes!!

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 BAHAHAHA! Lisa you're a DORK! Stoked to get some laps in this summer!
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 so much style!

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