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Old 04-09-07, 02:08 PM
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Bunny Hop

Hello I have a Raleigh Max Ogre (21) and i was wondering - would i be able to do a Bunny Hop on it? I mean, it is quite a heavy thing.. I was just wondering if i would be able to? And are there any adjustments i need to make to it before atempting a Bunny Hop?

I was going to try and post some photos of it up here, but i can't find the connection lead for my camera phone. It's a green colour and i'm pretty much sure it's a woman's bike, but considering it's weight - i could be wrong.

Any help would be great thanks!
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Old 04-09-07, 02:27 PM
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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Raleigh-Max-Og...QQcmdZViewItem

This isn't my exact bike, but the bike in this auction is the same make of my bike, the only clear differences i can see between this one and my own, is the handlebars differ slightly
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Old 04-09-07, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by hannah_2909
...would i be able to do a Bunny Hop on it?
Depends entirely on your bunnyhopping skills...Can YOU do it? Who knows. Can others do it? Absolutely.
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Depends entirely on your bunnyhopping skills...Can YOU do it? Who knows. Can others do it? Absolutely.
I'm considering learning - i've never tried before
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Originally Posted by hannah_2909
And are there any adjustments i need to make to it before atempting a Bunny Hop?
Build up your vertical jump.
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Hello And are there any adjustments i need to make to it before atempting a Bunny Hop?

First find your bunny. Bunny hops are not difficult once you can do them but the best way to start is to put yourself in the situation where it is hop of crash. Then you will see if it is possible.

As to how to start learning them- no idea. Still trying to do them on the Tandem but still trying.
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Bunny hopping is fun, especially at a high rate of speed as you sail over some railroad tracks. If you have clipless pedals it is really easy to do. But, most of us learned to bunnyhop on heavy Huffys back in the olden days. Weight isn't too much of an issue if you have the technique down.
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