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    nose manuals

    when i try nose manual, i have both feet on pedals, and throw my weight forward FAST and HARD and keep the balance pretty well(I HAVE NO FRONT BRAKES)

    but someone said its easier if you put your leading foot on the front peg, and the other foot next to the front wheel, moving around to keep balance.

    what is really the right/easier/better/more logical way?

    thanks.

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    A nose manual is with both feet on the pedals. The other thing you were describing, with a foot on the front peg and the other foot off, is a hang five.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerman
    A nose manual is with both feet on the pedals. The other thing you were describing, with a foot on the front peg and the other foot off, is a hang five.
    *adds*

    Most people can't do sustained nose manuals (get some front brakes and learn how to G-turn first). If you're itching to learn front wheel tricks without killing yourself over the bars, hang-5s are a great place to start.

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    since im not telling you how or anything can i ask how you keep a nose manual going when you cant move the front with peddles (do you skuff it)(is skuff what its called?)
    Heck yes i did

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redeyery
    since im not telling you how or anything can i ask how you keep a nose manual going when you cant move the front with peddles (do you skuff it)(is skuff what its called?)
    Um...Newton's first law of motion. Coasting on the front wheel is no different than coasting on the rear wheel.

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    yeah
    Heck yes i did

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    ...i was just testing you
    Heck yes i did

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    Quote Originally Posted by redeyery
    since im not telling you how or anything can i ask how you keep a nose manual going when you cant move the front with peddles (do you skuff it)(is skuff what its called?)
    Quote Originally Posted by hypersnazz
    Um...Newton's first law of motion. Coasting on the front wheel is no different than coasting on the rear wheel.
    i dunno actually. i just, like, mangae somehow to balance it out.
    a hang5? is that a flatland thing?
    and, like if you do similar to a hang 5 but coasting on the back tire, like, one foot on rear peg, and one foot keeping balance next to the rear wheel, is that still a hang 5? (i'm shockingly ignorant about flatland)
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    Quote Originally Posted by hypersnazz
    Um...Newton's first law of motion. Coasting on the front wheel is no different than coasting on the rear wheel.
    i dont think so. it may sound right in your head but just picture a bike it is not the same on both sides, and it is different to nose manual and manual. it is alot harder to nose manual too.

    we seem to disagree alot hypersnazz

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    Quote Originally Posted by zx108
    i dont think so. it may sound right in your head but just picture a bike it is not the same on both sides, and it is different to nose manual and manual. it is alot harder to nose manual too.

    we seem to disagree alot hypersnazz
    Well, I would agree with you if you were right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMC
    i dunno actually. i just, like, mangae somehow to balance it out.
    a hang5? is that a flatland thing?
    and, like if you do similar to a hang 5 but coasting on the back tire, like, one foot on rear peg, and one foot keeping balance next to the rear wheel, is that still a hang 5? (i'm shockingly ignorant about flatland)
    That's either called a peg manual or a 'dork wheelie' if you prefer the archaic term (and I do! ).

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    Quote Originally Posted by hypersnazz
    Well, I would agree with you if you were right.
    what are you trying to say

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    Quote Originally Posted by zx108
    what are you trying to say
    Balancing, rolling, scuffing on the front wheel is only different from doing the same thing on the rear wheel in two key respects: one, the balance point on the front wheel is more apt to steer itself and float around and two, you're much more likely to crash really hard if you loop out over the bars than you would off the rear wheel.

    The rest is in your mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hypersnazz
    Well, I would agree with you if you were right.
    I could use that 10 times a day at work, and even more often on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hypersnazz
    Balancing, rolling, scuffing on the front wheel is only different from doing the same thing on the rear wheel in two key respects: one, the balance point on the front wheel is more apt to steer itself and float around and two, you're much more likely to crash really hard if you loop out over the bars than you would off the rear wheel.

    The rest is in your mind.

    i see were you are comming from now.

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