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    Wow!!!!

    I just watched Pastrana throw a double back flip on a motor cycle! The most amazing thing I've ever seen on 2 wheels.
    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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    Mike Metzger did it a long time ago in the X games. Back flip is insane, can't believe how many riders are doing it. How do u practice for a backflip? BMX bike maybe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by redden
    Mike Metzger did it a long time ago in the X games. Back flip is insane, can't believe how many riders are doing it. How do u practice for a backflip? BMX bike maybe?
    I thought he rode Mountain bikes?

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    Quote Originally Posted by redden
    Mike Metzger did it a long time ago in the X games. Back flip is insane, can't believe how many riders are doing it. How do u practice for a backflip? BMX bike maybe?
    I think they use a foam pit. Probably for the double they'll start out with a BMX'r to work out the timings and momentums then move on to a MX bike to iron out the details.

    Heh, You'd never catch me doing that stuff. Crossing up my old mans R27 beemer was as 'knarly' as I get... maybe if I have had a REAL dirt bike things would have been different.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
    I thought he rode Mountain bikes?
    No, he did the back to back on a 250

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    Metzger did 1 flip then hit another ramp for the 2nd, Travis did it on one launch...didn't imagine that could be done!!!! Fantastic!

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    i watched a tv show where a guy guy on a raptor 660(qaud) did a backflip over a moving train
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    Quote Originally Posted by redden
    Mike Metzger did it a long time ago in the X games. Back flip is insane, can't believe how many riders are doing it. How do u practice for a backflip? BMX bike maybe?
    Foam pit...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WannaGetGood
    I thought he rode Mountain bikes?
    Yes...he does and another one rides mx...there are two elite 2 wheelers names mike metzger

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    DBF??? On a Moto???? Wo0t!


    Only now, people will die trying to duplicate in comp...

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    I understand that they will show Travis throwing down a DBF at the X Games today

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    I just happened to be watching when Travis P did the back flip the other night. That was the gnarlyest, most amazing thing I have ever seen. Holy crap!! Just absolutely insane! The boy has my respect. It was so perfect it almost looked fake.

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    Google video "freeride", there's a guy doing a double backflip on a mtb
    Bansheeeee!

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    Here's the X-Games flip.... http://youtube.com/watch?v=sf4698CiMfQ
    Last edited by dragracer; 08-10-06 at 08:39 AM.

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    Here's an "if at first you don't succeed...." clip:

    http://www.break.com/movies/attempti..._backflip.html

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    That is one awesome jump and better than his backflip with only two limbs holding onto the bike.

    Back when I raced MX crossups, wheelies and landing on the front wheel was considered cool. But we raced for speed and not for show.
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