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    grind questions

    ive returned from the mtb realm for some legit street. anyways i was trying grinds today and i can feeble pretty well, but i can get a simple 50-50 grind... it seems like i either catch the peg on the ledge on the way up, or i get the wheel up on top on accident. any help would be great....

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    nobody wants to help.. is it because i ride mtb???

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    Practice. There's no trick to it other than good spatial awareness.

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    jump, catch your front peg on the ledge, and the back will always follow. go fast.

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    being ignorant as i am, im wondering, what other grinds can i do? are feebles the easiest?

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    Feebels are most definitely the easiest grinds for ledges.

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    you should try smiths. jump like a feeble, nosedive and miss your tire, and the back tire will get on

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    Ya febals are the easiest at least for me , the first time i ever tryied to girnd i was tryin to febal but i accidently did a double peg personaly i like to febal more, right now im workin on my double peg stall on a half pipe i can get in to it very well but i cant keep my one foot from comin off and it is pissin me off lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by aharon62391
    Ya febals are the easiest at least for me , the first time i ever tryied to girnd i was tryin to febal but i accidently did a double peg personaly i like to febal more, right now im workin on my double peg stall on a half pipe i can get in to it very well but i cant keep my one foot from comin off and it is pissin me off lol
    Put the bike on the coping first, your body weight should be hanging out over the edge. You're going to need to use some english to get it up there right.

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    ya what do u mean by (use some english to get it up there right.)

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    Body english, baby. Work it. uNf.

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    try approaching the ledge at likea 45 degree angle and remember to lean back once you are on it

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    o ok i will give it a try.... ummm hey i got a 1993 gt performer but on it is a profile crank,profilechainwheel, acs claws free wheel, primo pedals,primo seat, primo seat post,snafu pedals,bully nudie bars, odi grips and odi ends... im lookin for a new frame cuz my gt is just to light and weak so what kind of frame should i get... im not lookin to spend that much so....

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    ooo sorry i meant that for dirtjumpP.1 but i know we were riding a 5 or 6 foot mini ramp for a while and we had trouble w/ peg stalls because the coping is not at a completely vertical angle so we would have to have our foot out to catch ourselves or we would go over the deck are you riding a mini ramp type deal or an actual vert cus that is prolly the problem if you are riding a mini ramp and theres really no way that you will be able to keep your foot on the pedal if it is what im talking about

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    He's talking about grinding ledges, from what I can gather.

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    how much are you lookin to spendcus mirra is a strong heavy frame for 180 bucks and some redline frame and the g-ride by poverty looks okay too keep in mind a new crank depending on whether it has a euro bottom bracket or not

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    English, motherf***er! Do-you-speak-it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stlterror
    ooo sorry i meant that for dirtjumpP.1 but i know we were riding a 5 or 6 foot mini ramp for a while and we had trouble w/ peg stalls because the coping is not at a completely vertical angle so we would have to have our foot out to catch ourselves or we would go over the deck are you riding a mini ramp type deal or an actual vert cus that is prolly the problem if you are riding a mini ramp and theres really no way that you will be able to keep your foot on the pedal if it is what im talking about
    Quote Originally Posted by stlterror
    how much are you lookin to spendcus mirra is a strong heavy frame for 180 bucks and some redline frame and the g-ride by poverty looks okay too keep in mind a new crank depending on whether it has a euro bottom bracket or not

    Here, have a bunch of these. .................... Now learn how to use them. That would be a good start.

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    any hints on Sprocket slides...
    right now i just bunnyhop on like a feeble and slide like a foot and then i slip off the ledge at the skatepark...
    i can allready do feebles and smiths and double pegs..if that helps...

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    sorry i was in a hurry to go somewhere but wanted to make sure I got my post in. i see where you are coming from though

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