Different types of Ramps for BMX!
A kicker is a launch ramp or takeoff ramp. It is usually built with a curved incline and a lip, which is the top portion of the ramp that gives the rider the needed kick to achieve more air. Kicker ramps can range from all sizes and lengths, anywhere from 1 foot high to at least 8 feet high. Some small kicker ramps are made portable.
A double is a combination of a launch ramp and a landing ramp, with a gap between the two. While the launch ramp usually consists of a curved transition, or surface, with a lip, the landing ramp is usually straight with a less steep decline. Some doubles may also be referred to as step-ups, where the landing ramp is built higher than the launch ramp, or step-downs, where the launch ramp is higher.
A box jump, sometimes called a tabletop, is basically a double where the gap between the launch ramp and...Read more...