This D.I.Y. Balance Board Will Improve Your Dirt Bike Riding!

Improve Your Dirt Bike Riding With A DIY Balance Board - Featured
Improve Your Dirt Bike Riding With A DIY Balance Board - Featured

I Need To Improve My Balance!

Improve Your Dirt Bike Riding With A DIY Balance Board - Featured

For the past few years, I’ve been using a 2×4 on a dumbbell for balance practice as part of my workout circuit.

I went this route because an Indo board cost around $200 and f**k you! $200 for a piece of wood and a cylinder? I can make that on my own, then I never did… until now! And here’s how to make one for yourself! 2 - Stupid Overpriced Indo BoardRelated: Deep clean your carburetor with Pine-Sol before you put your bike away for the season.

Home Made Balance Board

You can get everything you need at a hardware store for under $30. You need lumber, PVC, and grip tape.

I went with a 4 foot long 2×6 for the balancing surface, with 2×2 blocks on each end, so I don’t slip off, and the balance board doesn’t fly off the pipe.

I started with 6 inch PVC because I had no idea what this was going to do, but after some use, I’m going to get a few more pipes with larger diameters.

I added grip tape at 20 inches to match the peg width on most dirt bikes.3 - Place Grip Tape 20 Inches Apart I also wrapped the PVC in grip tape because I thought it would help roll the cylinder instead slide, but I don’t know if it matters because I’m so damn heavy.4 - Wrap PVC With Grip Tape The 4-foot long balance board offers a variety of balance challenges.

The standard peg width is pretty straightforward, but as soon as I go wide, or half, or angle, I feel like a newborn elephant.5 - Balance Board Test Run Using this board is going to be fun for about 10 minutes before I get pissed off, then fun again after I get better.

Related: Change your handlebar grips the easy way!

If you have any suggestions on how to improve my balance board or if you made one of your own, let me know in the comments on social.

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