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Cool New Bike Tricks You Should Never Try

Old 12-05-05, 02:45 PM
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Cool New Bike Tricks You Should Never Try

Yesterday, I did about 2 uphill miles nonstop, the last bit was through the rain, so I was feelin' badass.
So badass, in fact, that I decided to roll right up to my door (which is on a steep, curved, blind drive -so I never do this). After succeeding in a smooth decending radius backpedaling manuver, I got cocky.
So I'm thinkin " I am such a badass, I will trackstand into a flying backward dismount" A move I have never attempted, even while under the influence of *ahem* performance enhancers.
Well, not realizing how tired my legs were, and how slippery everything was from the rain- I tried to do this trick with my left foot still clipped in. (I instinctively flip my right pedal when stopping).
So, instead of a flying dismount, I pulled off a (still badass) trackstand, backwards roll into a one footed bunnyhop...right into the wall! I still don't know how I managed to fu(k up my right leg...Dude, that ***** hurt so bad, I just sat there for like ten min. hugging my bike.
Just goes to show how well related the Badasses and the Dumbasses are in my DNA.
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When I was a little kid I wanted to see how fast my bike would stop if I jammed my foot between the tire and the fork.

When I woke up, I had my answer: real fast.
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those arent tricks
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i was riding to my grandma's house with my brother and thought, why don't i stand on the top tube? then i did it, and thought, i've never done this before! i was successful.

it was the getting off that screwed me.
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first part of first post reminds me of The World according to Garp. That seen where he glides in nutral down a huge hill in his car and crashes into the car in his driveway where his wife is giving a highschool kid a *******.

She bites it clean off. Clean off.
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Mine sure was. Let's see your bike to a front flip over you.
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Originally Posted by queerpunk

it was the getting off that screwed me.
Next time, get screwed before you try getting off. It's the proper order of things.
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*golf clap*

Nicely played, sir.
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hahahahahahaha.
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When my Dad was like 3 or 4,he rode his tricycle to the celler steps and told my Grandmother he was going to ride down them. She said,"you better not",and he said,"yes I am!". My Grandmother then saw him disappear into the doorway and heard a series of bumps. She ran to the top of the steps,looked down,and saw my Dad sitting at the bottom of the steps wearing a huge sh1te-eating grin saying,"I told you I could do it".

Needless to say,my Dad grew up to be an 'A' rider.
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I used to ride my big wheel down the stairs all the time.
Never worked.
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is that how you chipped your tooth?
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Originally Posted by Serendipper
Yesterday, I did about 2 uphill miles nonstop, the last bit was through the rain, so I was feelin' badass.
So badass, in fact, that I decided to roll right up to my door (which is on a steep, curved, blind drive -so I never do this). After succeeding in a smooth decending radius backpedaling manuver, I got cocky.
So I'm thinkin " I am such a badass, I will trackstand into a flying backward dismount" A move I have never attempted, even while under the influence of *ahem* performance enhancers.
Well, not realizing how tired my legs were, and how slippery everything was from the rain- I tried to do this trick with my left foot still clipped in. (I instinctively flip my right pedal when stopping).
So, instead of a flying dismount, I pulled off a (still badass) trackstand, backwards roll into a one footed bunnyhop...right into the wall! I still don't know how I managed to fu(k up my right leg...Dude, that ***** hurt so bad, I just sat there for like ten min. hugging my bike.
Just goes to show how well related the Badasses and the Dumbasses are in my DNA.
it sounds like it was almost a cool trick. at the very least, it sounds like a cool way to get injured...try this line: "i was doing trackstand into a flying backward dismount with a half-gainer jack knife maneuver when suddenly a hummer appears"....etc. try it at a bar when talking to a lady. see how that works out for you.
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Here's what I've thought about trying in my more stupid moments:

Ride really fast and jerk the handlebars violently to the left (while clipped in), making bike and rider flip forward, slightly right. Extend arms to meet the ground, while using legs and torso to flign the bike up into the air. Use arms to jump up in the air and flip, landing on the wheels and riding away like a badass. Maybe a ninja (http://www.realultimatepower.net/) could do it.
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like an old school skateboard handplant thingy, but not on a ramp or in a pool?
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Ride really fast and jerk the handlebars violently to the left (while clipped in), making bike and rider flip forward, slightly right. Extend arms to meet the ground, while using legs and torso to flign the bike up into the air. Use arms to jump up in the air and flip, landing on the wheels and riding away like a badass.
omg insta-death
my back hurts just thinking about the amount of pain that "trick" would cause

then again, i'm a pirate and not one of those sissy as$ ninjas
maybe they could teach me a trick or two after all..

hmmm
*afk negotiating pirate/ninja truce
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