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Old 12-25-00, 09:57 AM
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How do you get air on vert ramps? do you bunny hop (whilst vertical) or do you use the coping to launch you away from the ramp so your back wheel does not hit it when you come down? Technical answers welcome, im an accomplished street rider so you dont need to treat me like a kid
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i don't know how to x-plain it.....

jes go get experiance
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Originally Posted by nickBMXr
i don't know how to x-plain it.....

jes go get experiance
English possibly?
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I heard that people who resurrect threads that died six years ago end up getting gayed to death by BMX internet legend DBZ.

edit: And in case you didn't know, getting gayed to death is the most painful way a man can die.
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how do they even find these things
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Originally Posted by Beerman
I heard that people who resurrect threads that died six years ago end up getting gayed to death by BMX internet legend DBZ.

edit: And in case you didn't know, getting gayed to death is the most painful way a man can die.

I heard they, have to live with Matt Windsor.
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Old 06-24-06, 10:54 PM
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I don't know but this thread was on the first page. Database error or something?
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Possible database error. But why did you respond?
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Originally Posted by lunchbox
I heard they, have to live with Matt Windsor.
That was good. Grandmaison would be ten times worse, though.
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
Possible database error. But why did you respond?
I didn't read the date. It showed as new and unread so I assumed it was new and didn't bother to read the date.
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Originally Posted by Beerman
That was good. Grandmaison would be ten times worse, though.
adam (finger in the *******) 22 would be pretty bad also.
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Originally Posted by Beerman
That was good. Grandmaison would be ten times worse, though.
Pee Wee Herman too, hahaha.
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
Pee Wee Herman too, hahaha.

You killed it. Thanks.
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OK, This is really a matter of fight or flight response (GUTS). So; before you start pumping towards a quarter-pipe or you begin to reach the coping while pumping a half, remember that you must be ready to "let go". To do this, make sure your tires are fully inflated and start pumping towards the top and aim STRAIGHT UP!!! Focus on the part of the coping or edge you want your wheels to roll off from. The real secret to a smooth air is the focus on the coping so your body and mind coordination are able to figure out spacial response. Whenever many try they start to haul ass then tap their brakes right before they hit the transition, this makes for a small air. You have to suck it up and go much faster than you think you need for say a four footer air. Visualize a smooth launch and smooth transition. So while not touching your brakes and pedaling hard on the flat aim on that spot on the coping and pump the ramps transition while aiming straight up, look at the coping where you want to come back in (usually center) in pump your pedals while you have traction and go straight up as you begin to feel lighter and your gut feels like it may fall out RELAX but KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE COPING, Your body will naturally see to it you come in where you took off. As long as the eye is on the coping you should have a smooooth air under your belt. If the ramp was built right you will want to do this again. You will but maybe a foot higher until you find that comfortable height. Mainly is whether you have the guts to go straight up. Faster is better.
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You know whats really funny, is the last time someone posted here and it was years dead, the person who did was threatened with being gayed to death....you should learn to read dates, and start watching your back...
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