Mountain Biking - How to Build Dirt Jumps?
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05-15-03, 05:11 PM
how does one build a dirt jump? I'm hearing hay bales covered with packed dirt, sprayed down with water? size would be 5-7' high.
05-15-03, 06:00 PM
For big jumps
tell some kids you know of a good spot to build jumps.... put shovels in the area.... in 3 days you will have jumps!!!!
05-15-03, 07:09 PM
I am "kids!"
hey kid i heard there is a good spot to build jumps im whistler let me know ewhen your up here
please see my post in building a teeter .... same deal applies
05-15-03, 07:58 PM
are there shovels @ this spot in whistler.....haha
05-15-03, 10:41 PM
The finished product should look like this ;
that's like porn.
never in my life have I had the pleasure of hitting something like that. not even when I dirt biked.
usually just ragged dirt banks, the cliff at the gravel pit or some dubious mound the local shovel kids made.
05-16-03, 08:07 AM
Must be California!
Our dirt jump areas consist of a single trail with about 4 small jumps all in a row! Too far apart to be a rhythm (sp?) section, so you have to jump, land, pedal, jump...repeat!
we have that up here in whistler, (i cant ride it) i do the ladies line, im a wuss
05-16-03, 09:06 AM
I have just learned to hit two in a row but it is a pain because the only bikes I have are my FR and DH rigs and the suspension just soaks everything up and it is difficult to keep momentum. Soon as I get my ht finished it should be easier. Once I get it built I will get some pics.
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