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Old 09-12-05, 07:10 AM   #1
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why can i still not do a bunny hop???

i have been trying to learn how to do a bunny hope for the last few months, every time i go out i will have a few attemps at doing it but with not sucess. All my friends can do it and therefor can do all a lot more tricks i can do. obviously i can get my front wheel but but i jus cant get my back wheel off the floor. i have read loads of sites instructing me how to do it and watched a couple of tv shows but yet still no result. i also cant get my back wheel up when i am trying to get onto something like a bench or log.
How long did it take you guys to learn?
is there something that sombody told you that made you see it in a different way, and really helped you to make it?
Also i do not want to hear PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE as i am doing, jus want a little more help.
Please help
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Old 09-12-05, 07:12 AM   #2
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to pop like i do now it took the best part of 4 years to learn.
i know you don't wanna hear this, mate, but just keep practising. unfortunately BMX is a sport where you will stick a trick or skill immediately or it will take years, or anywhere in between.
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Old 09-12-05, 07:15 AM   #3
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lol your helping me a lot today JMC. not the answer i was looking for but i will keeping going at it
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Old 09-12-05, 07:21 AM   #4
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no problem man.
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Old 09-12-05, 07:24 AM   #5
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JMC if your still around, could you have a look at my threds on the mountain bike forum and see if you can answer any of my questions there
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Old 09-12-05, 07:30 AM   #6
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pump some iron, and practice on the woodward bunnyhop foam pit
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Old 09-12-05, 10:01 AM   #8
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for me when i was learning how to bunny hop, i learn on a 15 speed mountain bike and just pulled up the back and front at the same time
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Old 09-12-05, 10:07 AM   #9
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Tilt your feet forward/down and LIFT that back end up. Practice doing this on its own, like a donkey kick. See how hi you can bring the rear up on its own.
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Old 09-12-05, 01:15 PM   #10
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you learn everything by ****in riding, man. did you need to read something off a website to learn how to eat?
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every time i go out i will have a few attemps at doing it but with not sucess.
A "few attemps" isn't enough, just go out for a couple weeks and do not focus on bunny hopping on flat if it's causing you that much trouble. Try em off curbs, and mybe off the side of some pyramids, or off a home made gehto ramp, so that you get the feel of goigng in the air.
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Old 09-12-05, 03:36 PM   #12
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Old 09-12-05, 03:44 PM   #13
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queens and bmichaelx said it best
it took me about 3 months.
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i cant bunnyhop high on flat ground but i have no problems on ramps, sorry but... practice!!
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I'm a 40-year-old bald road cyclist with the coordination of a hippo. One of the neighbor kids was riding his BMX bike around and I asked to give it a shot. It took me about three tries to bunnyhop on the platform pedals. If I can do then anyone can.
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Coordination of a hippo lmao.
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i cant bunnyhop high on flat ground but i have no problems on ramps, sorry but... practice!!

if it's off a ramp it's not a bunnyhop.
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reely (sorry keyboards skrewed up) it took me about the most of a week to learn it
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Old 09-12-05, 06:52 PM   #19
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to bunnyhop you have to have the right shoes i can only bunnyhop good when im wearing my DCs
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to bunnyhop you have to have the right shoes i can only bunnyhop good when im wearing my DCs
i hope to dear god your jokeing
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Take the advice of the guy with the dancing bears.
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pump some iron, and practice on the woodward bunnyhop foam pit
do they seriously have one?
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practice lifting your back tire
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so until i can bunny hop, are there any other cool tricks i can do either in a park or on the street to impress my mates?
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