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Old 04-30-08, 11:52 AM
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many a question

would a longer stem be easier to skid on? because I got a new stem and it's 10mm shorter than my previous one, and it seems harder to grip the bar because it's closer.
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Old 04-30-08, 11:54 AM
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No idea. Probably though, because you can get your nutsack a little bit further over the front wheel with a longer stem.
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Old 04-30-08, 11:57 AM
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that's actually only one question. I meant to ask more. How many went from a higher to a lower gear ratio and thought it was harder to skid? not harder as in more resistance, but harder as in so much less resistance that you aren't used to it and it turns out to be harder?
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Originally Posted by chevahh View Post
that's actually only one question. I meant to ask more. How many went from a higher to a lower gear ratio and thought it was harder to skid? not harder as in more resistance, but harder as in so much less resistance that you aren't used to it and it turns out to be harder?
Are you stoned right now?
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Originally Posted by crushkilldstroy View Post
Are you stoned right now?
I am, and this thread makes perfect sense.
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actually i am. haven't been this stoned in a while bro.
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a longer stem would let you put your weight farther out over the front axle, so yeah. it'd probably make skidding a little bit easier.
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Originally Posted by skinnyland View Post
a longer stem would let you put your weight farther out over the front axle, so yeah. it'd probably make skidding a little bit easier.
well you took the words right out of my mouth...
(it must have been while you were kissing me.)

... NO ****...
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Originally Posted by skinnyland View Post
a longer stem would let you put your weight farther out over the front axle, so yeah. it'd probably make skidding a little bit easier.
...but it wouldn't make stopping easier. Taking weight off your back wheel only makes skidding easyer because it reduces the force that's slowing you down.
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notice nobody is responding to your second question.

thats because its ********.
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im not stoned....this still makes sense to me
is that bad?
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Could God run a gear so high that He couldn't skid it?
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Only God can run a 0T rear cog, for infinity GI.
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