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Old 10-07-09, 01:21 PM   #1
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manuals?

How can you do manuals without peddling? Like on the Props Megatour a guy manualed probably about 50 feet without peddling.
also how do you do a nose manual and keep from falling forward and crashing from trying to get rear tire off the ground to actually do the nose manual?
besides balance...
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Old 10-07-09, 05:37 PM   #2
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There's a ton of threads on this.

But, you just lean back and you have to find a balance point in order to keep the front end up. Basically the same thing with a nose manny, but much harder.
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It's all about balancing over the back wheel. I can still only manual about 20 feet max, and i've been riding for about a year.
I think they are hard to get down.
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and just a tip keep a finger on your breaks and if you start to fall back tap your breaks and youll b back on 2 wheels. and keep your knees bent
if you need more help theres allot of videos on youtube

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Old 10-07-09, 07:00 PM   #5
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Ok cool thank you
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