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Old 06-03-04, 10:49 AM
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help!

i started bmxing at christmas but didnt bmx that much like 1c a week and i bmxed for 3 months then i quit and now i wanna go back but actually do stuff like all my friends are doing hard tricks and i cant so please help me ppl
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Old 06-03-04, 10:50 AM
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Originally Posted by dk_dude
i started bmxing at christmas but didnt bmx that much like 1c a week and i bmxed for 3 months then i quit and now i wanna go back but actually do stuff like all my friends are doing hard tricks and i cant so please help me ppl
all my friends being better than me sucks
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Old 06-05-04, 01:32 AM
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um, this is going to sound like a non-answer answer, but just ride and try to enjoy it. the only way you will get better is practice; that's how they got better. hopefully your friends will be understanding of your skill level. basically just ride all the time and challenge yourself. also, if you ride with people who are better than you, you'll probably get better. don't worry about the competition thing. just ride on your own terms, don't get discouraged, go step by step, and keep trying.

i hope that helps.
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Old 06-06-04, 06:24 AM
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i went to the local trails yesterday for the first time since february yesterday and im just beggining to clear the jumps again and hopefully soon il be able to try tricks
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Old 06-06-04, 06:59 AM
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and even before i stopped i didnt go there much and didnt try things
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Old 06-06-04, 08:20 AM
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you won't be on your friends level for a while, I was one of the best riders I knew before I quit but I slowly stopped riding and now a couple of years later I can barely do basic stuff. Just take the time to get the feel for the bike down and get the normal stuff back (manuals, bunnyhops, barspins, 360s) simple stuff, you know???
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Old 06-19-04, 08:36 AM
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thanx are 360s really that simple
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Old 06-19-04, 02:25 PM
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ummm..... well... if u under rotate them then that's a pain in the ass cause u wipe hard
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Old 06-20-04, 10:50 AM
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yea but i cant even 180
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Old 06-20-04, 04:51 PM
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start doing 180 bunnyhops, or atleast trying, rotate your body HARD in whichever direction you spin...(I grind on the right and spin to the left, if that helps any) once you get where you can bunnyhop 180 degrees around then start spinning them farther and farther until you have a 360 bunnyhop... a big helper in learning this can be landing on your back tire then grabbing the brakes and throwing your body into it and spinning the last 180 degrees.....as you progress you will spin less and less on the rear tire.....soon enough you'll be doing 360 bunnyhops....

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Old 06-20-04, 04:52 PM
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oh yeah.....if you can atleast do a 180 bunnyhop and know how to bail you can start learning 360s on the sub box at a local park or even at the local dirt jumps
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Old 06-21-04, 03:43 PM
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ye im trying 180 bunny hops im pulling my brake when i feel im goin 2 bail so i blunt and thats where im 2 on it
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