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Old 12-02-04, 01:52 PM
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tips for dropping a 10ft 1/4pipe?

pretty please?
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Old 12-02-04, 01:54 PM
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Dropping? Do you mean dropping in?
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Old 12-02-04, 01:57 PM
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yeah
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Old 12-02-04, 01:59 PM
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Just do it the same way as when you drop in from a smaller quarter.
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Old 12-02-04, 02:00 PM
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and that's all?
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Old 12-02-04, 02:01 PM
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and that's all? i only done a 5 footer before...
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Unless it's vert or oververt, yeah.

I drop into a four footer the same way I drop into a five footer the same way I drop into a six footer the same way I drop...
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Old 12-02-04, 02:07 PM
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and a 12 or 13 foot bowl (vert) do you bunny into it?
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No, I've never actually dropped into a vert ramp. I never rode the twelve foot vert ramp at the Vans in Milpitas and the vert ramp at Ramp Rats in Petaluma is connected onto a bowled in five/six miniramp.

edit: Actually, no. That's incorrect. I've dropped into the vert wall at Crocker-Amazon in SF and the Winchester Washboard clone at Vans. But, no, I didn't bunnyhop in, I just rode in.
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Old 12-02-04, 02:12 PM
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oh wicked. shot beerman.

and you, sxe?
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Oh, I don't ride vert at all.. The highest I've dropped into was 6 foot and I also just rode in. I went to drop in on 8 foot once and fell to my head (wearing a helmet). But it was just for like the woodward test at the begining of the week so I didn't bother trying again. The biggest piece of vert around here is the half pipe at FDR and I only carve around on that... I've gotten completely off topic. The first and second sentence will suffice.
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so could u just ride into 10 or 12 or something like that, or is there a trick to it?
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Old 12-03-04, 01:58 PM
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read beermans man posts above...
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read beermans man posts above...
I agree.
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Old 12-04-04, 09:03 AM
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so, bmxinvasion, how do you drop vert or oververt? i especially wanna know about oververt.
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When I drop vert, I usually start at one end the deck then pedal once and get rolling, from there try and roll about an inch away from the coping and when you pick up, dont monster pick up just kinda pick up a little bit to get the wheel over the coping and then drop in as you would a normal mini ramp, except when you push in, try to push in more then you would a mini cause you want your front wheel to catch high on the transition so you dont drop 4 or 5 ft to the tranny.. for Over vert pretty much the same thing except drop in and try and catch a little bit under the over vert..you don't have to grab right at the top you could be like a ft or 2 ft down when your front wheel catches and then te back wheel will follow and wind up hitting just about the same area as you roll down. Also lots of confidence will help..try not to make the ramp seem bigger then what it is.. When I first got into BMX and saw the vert, I hated it 'cause it was monsterous lol !! I sure enjoyed watching people ride it but then later on like up until last year I started riding it and learning on it and after riding a few big quarter pipes it's just like riding any old ramp as long as you keep your "This is not so bad" mentality going. Sometime's after riding it now, I step away and I look at it and I see Mat Hoffman doing a no handed 900 brakeless and then reality of how crazy the vert ramp really is hit's me.... well I hope this helps, wish you goodluck and wear your gear, but yeah.. don't get freaked out, try and drop it like a normal ramp just push the front wheel in more on entry..look for about a ft down or 2 ft down and plant your wheel
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Old 12-06-04, 11:26 AM
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thanks al.
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be carefull and stay focused..
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