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Old 08-08-05, 09:47 PM
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-One footers over 1/4. I can complete them but I need to get it down smoother because its only looks good 1 in 5 tries.

-180 air. I can complete the 180 but I suck at rolling out of fakie, working it on a wedge/box.
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Old 08-09-05, 01:20 AM
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Can't wait to see what Queensrider has to say on this...
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Old 08-09-05, 11:05 AM
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I am having issues with doing fufanus(spelling???) on qp's. The wierd thing is that I can do them on Bank to sub box's, and on tables(when I put a kicker going up to it, of course). But for some reason I can't get em on qp's.

Also I am trying to be more consistant with my manual to 180's. I can maybe get 1 out of 5, if I only try them on flat ground. But I can't do them off ledges, or if i'm not going the exact right speed.
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Old 08-09-05, 12:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
Can't wait to see what Queensrider has to say on this...

for the last two weeks, i've been practicing farside 50-50s. i usually get on and whip out too much and fall.
I've been grinding up a few small rails. I was trying x-up crooked grinds on this tiny flatbar at the banks.I fell about ten times yesterday trying to 180 on a rail, and 180 off it.


bmichaelx, look for a curved ledge to do the manual 180 on, the turning will help your spin.
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Old 08-09-05, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
for the last two weeks, i've been practicing farside 50-50s. i usually get on and whip out too much and fall.
Can't say I've heard of a farside grind before. Care to explain?
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Old 08-09-05, 02:34 PM
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its when you go up to the rail on the opposite side of where your grinding and you hop completly over the rail to land on your grind side
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Old 08-09-05, 02:36 PM
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That's an over-doublepeg.
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Old 08-09-05, 02:40 PM
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well i guess there must be different names then, or maybe im wrong but thats what ppl call it around here
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
bmichaelx, look for a curved ledge to do the manual 180 on, the turning will help your spin.
When I try them on the ground I manual and start to turn then, when I go for the 180 i'll get full rotation most of the time, but I won't be able ro roll out of it. I know roll backs well enough to do it, but I land so sloppy I don't have enogh speed to do the roll back, but when I try and go faster I mess up on hopping out of the manual for the 180. I KNOW, i'll manual towards a bank and 180 down it so it'll keep my speed up for the roll back.
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Old 08-09-05, 02:59 PM
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i am still trying the turndowns. cant say i have them yet. i was on a roll and a cop came along and threw me out of the park.
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Old 08-09-05, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Beerman
Can't say I've heard of a farside grind before. Care to explain?
another word for a hopover double peg on a rail
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Old 08-13-05, 12:29 PM
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i am still working on what bmichalx is doing...i have a problem with doing it over something....some kind of mental thing i guess....ohh well..
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Old 08-13-05, 01:49 PM
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180 Bunny hopes, I can get 110 degrees.
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Old 08-13-05, 03:20 PM
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barspins...idk y i cant do em
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Old 08-13-05, 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted by baktrailbiker91
barspins...idk y i cant do em
We don't know why you're too lazy to type properly.
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Old 08-14-05, 11:02 PM
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i can't do them either....as soon as i get in the air...it's like my hands won't come off the bars....haha...again...it must be mental
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Old 08-15-05, 07:17 AM
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lookbacks and GOOD turndowns...i can get some really bad looking turndowns that arent clicked but im workin on my mix or Mike Aitken and Chris Doyle style turndowns.
as for the lookbacks...ugh...there weird and hard...
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Old 08-15-05, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Expatriate
We don't know why you're too lazy to type properly.
hah, i was wondering who was going to comment on that one.
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yay, i found a foot high loading dock with coping that slides great. i'm trying smith grinds to hard 180's and i was practicing my barspin-smith-feebles. i have pain in my wrists from x-up smiths
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Old 08-15-05, 03:35 PM
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i can barspin out of feeble, but barspin-smith-feeble...wow
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ive also been working on my 360 frontfliptailwhips-to-turndown-fakies, but thats just on the side...
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Im working on those, I recomend jumping out of an airpalne with a parachute and bike. Then its easy!
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sometimes you amaze me with your stupidity.
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Originally Posted by FireTeamCharlie
Im working on those, I recomend jumping out of an airpalne with a parachute and bike. Then its easy!
You're not taking your apology too seriously.
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