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    Does it matter what the rider's weight is?

    hi there im new and been riding only 2 years,but i have a stupid question that i never got anwsered before.so i ride street and i was wondering does it madder what the riders weight is?like im been goin to the gym and i "built up".i workout all the time after biking and i was wondering would this affect my stunts,and my air etc?

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    not really, it will probably just increase your indurance and stamina. it won't make you like Van Homan or anything though.

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    you can't be a street rider if your weight is over 150 pounds.
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    actually I Ride street,im not a pro or nothing but i do pretty fine.

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    then why are you asking?
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    i was just curious if this affected me,and if i could do a lil better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BmxStreetz
    stunts
    This one word says it all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beerman
    This one word says it all.
    I'm clueless. What is the proper term? Is is anything like the other guy that said he could "pro-hop 7 inches"
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    If you and your bike can handle the weight then it does not matter.

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    If you are heavy, then you will fall harder. If your bike is heavy, it will fall harder on you.
    I play guitar in a country band, this is my page on the band website.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pnj
    you can't be a street rider if your weight is over 150 pounds.
    Where did you get this bit of disinformation?

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    from the encyclopedia, duh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by queensrider86
    from the encyclopedia, duh.
    Encyclopedia Incorrectica?

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    Encylopedia Sarcasma, more likely.

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    I've seen videos of a 250 lbs guy doing backflips and insane grinds on a really bent handrail so that proves weight isn't a major factor in bmx.
    just ride....

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