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Old 04-08-09, 05:11 PM   #1
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jumping ?

when i go off ramps to flats my front tire dives an hits first. which makes for tough landings, the only thing i have found that helps is to push my weight as for back as possible, which is still akward landing but more of a level one. i noticed another guy going off the same ramp with no problems at all, he had a fox air fork i have a cheap heavy coil spring fork. could it be the weight of my heavy fork pulling the front end down or is it just bad technique ?
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It's technique...

Learning to bunny hop (even really low hops) will improve your launch timing.
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A small manual along with soft knees will help with all that. Lean back.
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you need some chickens to jump over to cushion the landing.
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lean back and tap the rear brake to drop the back wheel
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lean back and tap the rear brake to drop the back wheel
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Just keep doing the jumps over and over and have fun, you will be real smooth before you know it.
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lean back and tap the rear brake to drop the back wheel
Tapping the rear brake mid-air causes a pitch forward.
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