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    Hardtail?

    How good is a hardtail for rocky trails and basic jumps? I went riding one day, nailed a good jump and when I got home I noticed the back wheel was wobbling slightly. Rather worrying, especially since it was't a very high jump...
    what you all think?

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    It depends on the make.
    The views expressed above are badly thought out and hastley typed. Any spelling or gramatical mistakes, are, their to annoy.

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    Yes.

    And no.

    Depends on your riding style. Most hardtails can handle some minor jumps and hucks, but it depends on how good YOU are at absorbing the impact - not the bike.

    A good front fork, and a good wheelset allow you to do some minor jumps with confidence - if your technique is good.
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    Whoa that was quick. Okay, so it could be my technique, any tips on how to improve my landings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shane45

    A good front fork, and a good wheelset allow you to do some minor jumps with confidence - if your technique is good.
    Which are dependant on the make and model.

    And your right technique is a very large part of it.
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    DMN, my original response was not directed at you. Make certainly has very much to do with it.
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    I'm not sure what make it is. It has a blank frame. I'll post a few pics of it sometime.

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