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Old 11-22-04, 08:54 PM
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Originally Posted by MadMan2k
What's a pogo anyway?
I think it's when you hop on your real wheel.. also called Kangaroo.. I'm not really sure.

In your opinion guys, what do you think is harder? manualling or keeping up a wheelie.
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Old 11-22-04, 09:56 PM
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I think manualling is harder, because you cant pedal to keep up speed.
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Old 11-23-04, 12:35 AM
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Manualing by heaps, I can mono for quite a while, but am lucky to go 5m manualing, all because the speed I have keeps me going further before my front falls down.
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Old 11-23-04, 10:15 AM
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ok thats still great
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Old 11-23-04, 02:52 PM
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I'm still learning bunny hops but can only do them about 8 inches. Anyways, I saw this guy on a norco I think. Or something. It was silver, possibly the demo 9, but I didn't think it was the demo 9. He track standed at stoplight and when he was leaning too much to one side, he would grab his front, and at 0 kmph, he endoed over to one side to counter act the unbalancing. Amazing.
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Old 11-23-04, 03:24 PM
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Yeah, with trackstanding you can also hop to maintain balance. Both techniques are similar but one requires more counterbalance Good stuff to know
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Old 11-23-04, 04:06 PM
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O.k., here's one for ya. When track standing turn the bars straight w/ the toptube,this will put the front tire at 90 degree. Sit down and put one foot on the front wheel and move the wheel w/ your foot to keep balance. I had a friend show me this. I still can't do it well it's really tricky for me .
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Old 11-23-04, 04:39 PM
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Thats an old flat landing trick. Try this

With wheel forward put foot in the crown of the fork to stop the front wheel (left foot) now lift right foot and swing the bike in a circle with your foot on the wheel, when it comes back around jump and land on seat ...

No I can't do it, but it is one of the tricks I wanna learn,.
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Old 11-23-04, 05:31 PM
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wouldnt you need your wires to be run through the tubing of the bike to do that???
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Old 11-23-04, 05:43 PM
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Or you could just run longer cables or even a gyro.
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Old 11-24-04, 07:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Maelstrom
Thats an old flat landing trick. Try this

With wheel forward put foot in the crown of the fork to stop the front wheel (left foot) now lift right foot and swing the bike in a circle with your foot on the wheel, when it comes back around jump and land on seat ...

No I can't do it, but it is one of the tricks I wanna learn,.
That is hard! I'll have to get someone to get me out of the bike frame when I get wrapped up in it.
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Old 11-24-04, 10:26 AM
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manualing vs. pedal wheelie; the one that is harder is the one you don't practice.
that is true will most stunts.
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