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Old 05-30-07, 03:23 PM
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bunny hop

How big of a bunny hop can most of you do and what can i do to make it bigger. Mine is only like 1ft
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Old 05-30-07, 03:32 PM
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Good job. I can only do about 6-8 inches at the most on my Hoffman.

I can tell just by the way it feels when I do it I am doing something horribly wrong (I almost always land on my front tire first which is far from good).
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Old 05-30-07, 04:06 PM
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as high as i need? (probably no higher than barend)
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Old 05-30-07, 04:44 PM
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If you land front wheel first, that means you are leveling out way too much. You don't always have to land both wheels at the same time (although it does look nice and is smoother), it is much better to land with your back wheel first.
I just tried some hops today after a long, long offseason (10+ months (and still not supposed to be back yet)), and was able to hop about 2 to 2.5 feet.
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Old 05-30-07, 05:07 PM
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O...M...W...!!!

24-30 inches? With a ten month break? You are using HAX!!! LOL YOU HAXOR!!!

I don't know what it is but I started bunny hopping about two years back (not all on the same bike though), and I can only do about 8 inches at the most (I've never measured though so I can' be sure, and it's hard to tell how high it is when you are on the bike and not on the ground). There has GOT to be something I'm doing totally wrong, or else since the bike is heavy and I am thin we don't do so well together, hehe.

I'll try getting a few clips of me bunny hopping my hardest, and then you can watch and see what I'm doing wrong. I am in dire need of help.
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Old 05-30-07, 05:08 PM
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Last year I would hop to manual on pic-nic tables, this year I haven't even really tried hopping to much.
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Old 05-30-07, 05:11 PM
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I am really so going to get a vid up of me bunny hopping so everybody here can help me out and see what I'm doing wrong. Everybody can bunny hop at least six feet here it seems, except for me.
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Old 05-30-07, 05:11 PM
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I could hop about the height of a picnic bench if I had to. I try not to do big hops. I'm trying to dial hop manuals at the mo
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Nobody mention those cursed words in the same sentence again.
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I love being good at hop manuals, I don't even have to put my foot down like Gunz.
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I don't like you very much.
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Originally Posted by FitRider 921
Nobody mention those cursed words in the same sentence again.
Haha that wasn't supposed to be bleeped out, just a pause between each letter. Otherwise I would have done O***M***W***.

Anyway, I am really going to start working on my bunny hops.
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Originally Posted by thermo
Haha that wasn't supposed to be bleeped out, just a pause between each letter. Otherwise I would have done O***M***W***.

Anyway, I am really going to start working on my bunny hops.
I wasn't talking about those words. It's a long story (well, not really).
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Hop manuals!!!!
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Damn you!!!!!
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I've been trying to learn foot plants on my ramp, Gunz, care to show me how?
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Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha, that's so tight but so funny
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Old 05-30-07, 08:08 PM
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Haha. I'm not very good at hops yet, I can hop about 2ft when I'm going slow but I'm scared to do it going really fast.
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Originally Posted by wethepeople
I've been trying to learn foot plants on my ramp, Gunz, care to show me how?
I hate you. Really. I do.
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Old 05-30-07, 10:32 PM
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I dout you can hop 2.5 feet right now. I dout you have ever been able to hop 2.5 feet. Maybe after another season.
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Old 05-31-07, 12:19 AM
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Umm.. *cough* 3-4 inches *cough* (with both tires in the air)

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Old 05-31-07, 06:52 AM
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I've never done it, but my friend claims i could clear a tenis court net. I'm way to scared though.
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Couple inches. Kinetik you should try doing that, It'd be sick
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Old 05-31-07, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by FuzzyRyder
I dout you can hop 2.5 feet right now. I dout you have ever been able to hop 2.5 feet. Maybe after another season.
That's nice of you. It's not like I measured. I doubt it's 2.5 feet, that's why I said the word "between." I'm guessing it's somewhere around two feet.
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Even two feet is a huge hop for someone who has been riding for the amount of time you have been, and after a fairly serious injury. I'd say a foot, to a foot and a half seems more believeable. I'll need pics to belive anything better then that.
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