How To Build Massive Jumps At Rampage? | Ask GMBN Anything About Mountain Biking [Ft. Olly Wilkins]

Published on November 16th 2023


There are so many things that can go wrong when hitting newly built mountain bike jumps, too much speed, not enough speed, pulling too much or too little. Surely some calculation is involved when building jumps for events such as @redbull's Rampage and @SamReynolds26 DarkFest series. But you never see riders checking speedometres when rolling in, so how do they do it? We're joined by someone with a bit of experience in that department, @owilkins23, to help explain how the pros do it! ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Intro 0:22 - How do they measure the jumps at Redbull Rampage 7:19 - Don't leave a lid on a lit burner! 7:51 - Can you use eMTB brakes on a non-electric mountain bike? 9:14 - Is there room for an amateur filmmaker on your team? Useful Links: Watch The UCI MTB World Series Elite Racing On GCN+ πŸ‘‰ πŸ› NEW MTB Bike Maintenance Book πŸ‘‰ Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ Who was your favourite rider from Rampage? What's the biggest jump you've hit? Let us know in the comments! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή The Craziest Things In Mountain Bike History! πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 2AM Drive (Instrumental Version) - Filthy The Kid First Crush - PW Luvsick (Instrumental Version) - Collin Lim #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking #rampage #redbull The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network - GMBN auf Deutsch - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -