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    Need advice

    I have been riding around my neighborhood with my Walmart MGX DXR mountain bike doing only bunnyhops,endos, and wheelies. That fell apart, and I was looking at the expensive really good mountain bikes and thought, im not going on any trails with these so why dont I just get a regular BMX bike. What bike do you recommend for a beginner? (only knows how to bunnyhop/bronco wheelie and endo) for just doing little tricks around the nieghborhood, nothing much just hopping on curbs and maybe ill want to learn hopping stairs but thats as big as ill get. Not even grinding, and could careless if pegs were on the bike or not.

    What bike do you recommend for wheelies endos and simple things? I also tend to bend my rims on unsuccessful curb hopps, casing my back wheel. Would 20'' Mag wheels help?

    I am use to sitting down on my wheelies because I had a mountain bike and have been doing them for about 5 months and can ride one 30 ft. I have tried to ride a wheelie on my friend's free agent bmx bike while standing up and cant ride but about 5 ft because im used to sitting down. Is there any way I could learn how to ride a long "sit down" wheelie on a bmx bike?

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    poverty buck 99 if u dont have much money...just buy a good BMX,,,aka hoffman,DK, etc...look at dans there having a huge sale...... Danscomp.com... I think that have a DK general Lee for 179.99

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    How come they dont have front brakes I want to do endos! and can anyone help me on the sit down wheelie, thanks.

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    Yeah use your foot to do endos...Stick it between fork and tire. Maybe you should start to learn on a Mongoose and then like build it to a sickness.

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    how about something like this.Mongoose Mischeif just for doing wheelies endos and bunnyhops? I know they are out of stock, just wondering if it is good

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    Dude tjh i would prefer a redline rogue or recon preferably 2003 but i seriously dopt you could get a 03 reconfor a decent price but they are heavy built with minimal wieght they can take alot of abuse my recon took a 400 pound guy off of a dirt jump he bent my crank and ruince my seat clamp but the rest of the bike was still in perfect condition and they are built qith good geometry and balance
    P.S. dont bother looking fro 03 recon you wont find one

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    sorry about my last message i was tired when i wrote it

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    your not gonna be able to do a "sit down wheelie" on a bmx. unless you buy a 24" cruiser, than you might be able to.

    and for wheels, good luck finding mags. And if you do, they are gonna be heavy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople
    your not gonna be able to do a "sit down wheelie" on a bmx. unless you buy a 24" cruiser, than you might be able to.

    and for wheels, good luck finding mags. And if you do, they are gonna be heavy.
    yo, dip ****, u obviously have notbeen involved in bmx too long if uvenever seen a person do sit down wheelie on a 20 bike race or street.
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    he probably has never been in the pj's

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    I can do a wheelie fine for quite a while and I can't get a manual. Does someone have any suggestions that might help me?

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    I'm trying to learn how to barspin, but when I throw the bars, the bike slips out from under me. I'm pinching the seat with my kness, but it slides out still. I've got a diamondback dirt jumper(BMX), its quite heavy and I'm quite short. Is the bike to heavy for my knees to hold up? Please help!

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