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Old 10-16-04, 07:24 PM   #1
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semi-newb looking for some beginner-intermediate tricks

im semi-newb looking for some beginner-intermediate tricks, anything from a wheelie,bunnyhop,manual etc what should i work on? what should i know how to do? anythin anyone can give me will be awesome!
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Old 10-16-04, 07:58 PM   #2
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try to learn how to do a wheelie. going about walking speed, but most of your weight towards the back of the bike. than snap the handlebars up and PEDAL!!! If the tire goes down real fast it means u didn't pedal, u didn't pull up hard enough or u didn't put your weight back.

i have been practicing the trick for about a week. i have pulled back too much 3 times. i landed on my feet twice and once i landed on my knees. ouch!
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Old 10-16-04, 10:03 PM   #3
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Learn Manuals Not Wheelies!!!!!
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Old 10-16-04, 11:00 PM   #4
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There are your tricks - what you want to do is up to you.
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Old 10-17-04, 12:16 AM   #5
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I agree with haro_rider09..learn manuals! wheelies just suk..
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Old 10-17-04, 09:07 AM   #6
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aright sounds good thanx
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Old 10-17-04, 09:08 AM   #7
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are there any variations to manuals and wheelies? something not too hard but hard enough so that it can give me something to do for the next month
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wheelies dont suck but learn manuals and have fun with wheelies
dont devote alot of time to wheelies
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X-ups, one-handers, one-footers, and feeble grinds; those are some good, basic tricks to start off with.
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Old 10-17-04, 07:23 PM   #10
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I agree with Beerman those are some good tricks to focus on but I would also add barspins to that list. They are actually really easy even if you stay on the pedals. I got them down the same night i started trying them. And if you can hold a manual and barspin it looks cool as hell. But anyway thats alil harder ... LEARN manuals they will be forever useful in your biking career. wheelies are fun but learn not to pedal its more impressive.
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Old 10-18-04, 01:47 PM   #11
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i leart to do x ups, barspins, and 180's in a manual.
then learnt to rockwalk and now i can do some neat **** on vert using those begginner "skills"
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SWEET thanx
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that's a great post Trix...helped me out too!
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yep, definitely manuals, I just returned to bmx a few weeks ago,after a 10 year break; and to learn manual is definitely better that a wheelie, also some bikes are really good for wheelies, some not, manuals will really help your balance and control of the bike from what I have seen recently.....
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