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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 06-16-07, 09:46 AM   #1
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How high can you bunnyhop?

Just what it says.

How high, and what kind of bars / stem are you running.

Who bunnyhops without clips

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Old 06-16-07, 10:03 AM   #2
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on the mountain rig I couldn't clear a tire length-wise, but I could get onto platforms about 3 feet in the air

I'm sorry if you were reading this expecting to be impressed
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on a fixed or any bike?
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on a track bike
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9 inches but I also tell people I have a 9 inch ****.

so really 4 inches on a good day
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Why the **** would you want to bunnyhop a track bike?
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why the hell not
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Uh, because it's fun.
I'm having trouble getting up really big curbs if I'm going straight at them. My cranks always end up in the wrong spot when I'm ready to hop up. Going at a slight angle I can just cut over when the cranks are in the right position. I'm able to get up a small 2-stair landing this way, but I can't go straight at it yet. Too many flat tires.

(I'm running the stock pista stem w/ choped fsa risers and primo platform pedals)
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Why the **** would you want to bunnyhop a track bike?
because we can't smoke hash in cafes here in the USA
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Uh, because it's fun.
I'm having trouble getting up really big curbs if I'm going straight at them. My cranks always end up in the wrong spot when I'm ready to hop up.

yeah, that happens to me a lot, too.
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do mini skids to line up you cranks
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Old 06-16-07, 11:19 AM   #12
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Not nearly as high or far as on my BMX bike or my mountain bike
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ask this guy.
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i can bunnyhop a normal curbstone on my fixed but i looks realy cramped
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just in case.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkxv2ZWi4ak
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enough to get up a curb
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I can bunnyhop 0 on my track bike.
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On my fixed, probably 5 or 6 inches. On my bmx, somewhere in the neighborhood of 38-40 inches.
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I've done a curb that was 10-12" on my fixie (doing the one-wheel-at-a-time thing). I'm not too good at getting both wheels off the ground at speed yet (I can do it, but only to clear small things). I'm working on doing the front-back bunnyhop (that is, pull up on the bars, then jump after the front is in the air) on my freewheel bikes, but am not too good at that yet either.
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at slow speeds 6" if I'm lucky. I feel ike a badass though.

Atax road drop and flip/chop bullhorns. (clips)

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oh, yeah... I'm running a set of Profile TT base bars (bullhorns)
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God, those 360s are so sick.

I can only get a couple inches on the fixed gear using flat bars. Be careful not to crack your fork in half or put a nice ripple in your top tube doing bunnyhops.
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Old 06-16-07, 10:11 PM   #24
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high enough to destroy the cranks on my allez. about a foot off the ground on a road bike, havent tried on my fixie
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Be careful not to crack your fork in half or put a nice ripple in your top tube doing bunnyhops.
a bit of an extremist much? mostly you'll have to true your wheels a lot
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