How to Do a Backflip on MX vs. ATV Reflex

By Rachel Miller ; Updated September 15, 2017
MX vs. ATV Reflex is a virtual world of dirt-biking.

MX vs. ATV is an off-road bike racing video game franchise that has sold more than 10 million units worldwide. MX vs. ATV Reflex was released in 2009, and allows users to choose from a number of different bikes to use, courses to race and jump circuits to complete. Players can perform an array of tricks on their jump courses, including 360-degree turns, Can Cans, Heel Clickers, No Footers and Ninja Nacs. The backflip is one of the most popular tricks to perform in MX vs. ATV Reflex and you can master it with patience and practice.

Position your bike with a 100 meter run up to the jump.

Press and hold the R1 button on a PS3 or the RB button on an Xbox.

Push the Analog stick on your controller quickly upward as soon as your front wheel hits the bottom of the ramp.

Push the Analog stick on your controller quickly downward as soon as your front wheel hits the top of the ramp.

Let go of all of the buttons when your bike is exactly halfway through the backflip.

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Rachel Miller is an online and print journalist, copywriter and editor with more than five years of experience. She has written content for numerous online and print publications, including Sony Music Australia's website, bandit.fm and "Paws" magazine, a publication of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Miller holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Queensland in Australia.