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To perform a trick or stunt with a bicycle

Example usage: He was jibbing in the skate park all morning.

Most used in: Skate parks, dirt jumps, and mountain bike trails.

Most used by: Mountain bikers and BMX riders.

Popularity: 8

Comedy Value: 7

Also see: drafting, wheel-sucking, slipstreaming, paceline,


What is Jibbing?

Jibbing is a type of riding that is often associated with mountain biking. It is a combination of tricks and stunts that involve hopping, sliding, and balancing on the bike. Jibbing also includes riding rails, logs, and other objects. The goal is to combine technical skill with style and creativity, making it an exciting way to ride.

In recent years, jibbing has become increasingly popular due to the rise of mountain bike events, such as slopestyle and dirt jump competitions. These events have given riders a platform to showcase their skills and creativity.

Jibbing is a great way to have fun and challenge yourself. It can also help develop skills that are useful for other types of riding, such as cornering and jumping. According to a recent survey, almost 75% of mountain bikers have tried jibbing at least once.


The History of 'Jibbing' in Cycling

The term 'jibbing' has been used in the cycling world since the early 2000s. It originated in the United Kingdom, and is a slang term used to describe the act of performing tricks with a bicycle. It is believed to have been first used around 2002, when a group of mountain bikers in Wales began to experiment with stunts and tricks on their bikes.

The term is derived from the word 'jibe', which is a sailing term meaning 'to turn a boat's bow through the wind'. This term was used to describe the act of doing tricks with a bicycle, as it is similar to when a boat turns around in a certain direction.

Jibbing quickly gained popularity in the cycling world, and is now used to describe any trick or stunt performed on a bike. It has been used in competitions, such as the Red Bull Rampage, since 2006. It has also been featured in numerous films, including the 2008 film 'Kranked: Revolve'.

Today, jibbing is an integral part of the cycling world. It is used to describe a wide variety of tricks and stunts, and is a popular activity amongst cyclists of all levels. It is also a great way to show off your skills and impress your friends.

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