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Old 05-08-05, 08:50 PM
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I have been thinking about this for awhile: A nearby school has an awsome roof huck to tranny. The runup is about 30 to 40 feet, so that's pretty good (speed-wise). The landing is on a perfect slope so if I hit it fast enough I should land without injury. This is coming down to a matter of "do I hav the balls to do it?". Getting my bike on top of the roof is no problem since there is a tree nearby to climb up, so should I really do this on a hardtail? What does everyone think?



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Old 05-08-05, 08:52 PM
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Just make sure the school will never know
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Old 05-08-05, 08:53 PM
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SICK! I wish I had something like that around here. It would be awesome!
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Old 05-08-05, 08:53 PM
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What's @ the end of the slope? Enough room to safely ride down? You'll be carring some speed off there at that height.
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Old 05-08-05, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Killer B
What's @ the end of the slope? Enough room to safely ride down? You'll be carring some speed off there at that height.
At the end of the slope it continues on for about 100 feet, which should be enough stopping room.
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Old 05-08-05, 09:03 PM
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I'd say go for it Man !!!! You "have" worked your way up to this, right?
The Pro's always make it look easy.
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Old 05-08-05, 09:07 PM
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Go for it. Things like that are not as hard as they look.
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Old 05-08-05, 10:53 PM
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Get a video! And wear body armor.
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Jaja! Video of this would be clutch. Years of pent up anti-school angst released in one beautiful huck...then shared with the world!

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Old 05-08-05, 11:12 PM
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Do it up!!
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Old 05-08-05, 11:53 PM
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we need some real pix before we decide
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Old 05-09-05, 02:34 AM
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Do it dude, you will not regret it, don't be afraid, if it's as good as you make it sound you will hardly feel the landing.
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Old 05-09-05, 02:43 AM
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Make sure you tape it Cause if you eat it we want to watch and if you make it we will want to watch also. But i say go for it. Yeah also have you done anything smaller or close to this size?
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Originally Posted by Ironduke
Do it up!!
That's almost exactly what it's like, except there is a 5 foot gap between the wall and the grass, and there is not a fence.
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Old 05-09-05, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by UAEBiker
Make sure you tape it Cause if you eat it we want to watch and if you make it we will want to watch also. But i say go for it. Yeah also have you done anything smaller or close to this size?
I've done 5 feet easy so this doesn't seem that hard. And yes my friend will video tape it for sure.
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Git 'R Done....
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Old 05-10-05, 07:55 AM
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do do do do do it cmon and tape it so we can see it!!!!!!!!!!
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You must huck my dear boy..........oh yes!
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If you have to ask... then no.
But if you do be sure to get video proof and be sure to have more then 1 buddy there so the one with the camera can keep it rolling after you hit the ground

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Old 05-10-05, 03:33 PM
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and im still wondering about the 3 foot drop....
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Ok, so I went there today and i realised that the gap between the wall and the grass is bigger than I thought. It's actually about 8 feet, not 5. It looks like I might have to build a small kicker up on the roof, other than that I going to go for it.

P.S. Im going to wait until I get my new tires, then do it (they will soften the drop more )
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Originally Posted by madbiker555
P.S. Im going to wait until I get my new tires, then do it (they will soften the drop more )
mmmmm hmmmmm....


The answer to your original question "do I hav the balls to do it?" is no, unfortunately.
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If you don't film it, don't bother doing it.
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So if this dude dies are we in some way responsible? I mean I'm sure he can do it and all, but not sure if we should encourage him if he's unsure himself...
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