• Check how the surface and weather conditions might affect your braking – wet conditions may make you skid and take longer to stop
  • BMX bikes have only the back brake so be careful
  • Keep the head up and look towards the direction of travel
  • Maintain the bike in a straight line
  • Gently squeeze the brake keeping your body weight on the back wheel
  • Avoid skidding as it damages the tires and you have no control of the bike
  • Maintain a straight line when using your brakes