Radical maneuvers.

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Shine_Spirit
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Radical maneuvers.

Postby Shine_Spirit » Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:48 am

Do you like or are you curious about using the bike to do some radical maneuvering?

I never imagined myself doing these radical maneuvers that I watch on TV, but I never tried to do them (certainly for fear of hurting me). However, I am quite curious to try them someday because they are extremely interesting / exciting (but they seem to be quite tricky to do).
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Re: Radical maneuvers.

Postby kamai » Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:18 pm

I could never see myself performing such dangerous bike maneuvers, simply because I am afraid. I think the most dangerous thing I do on a bike is ride it with either hand on the handles, I could do this very long as long as the trail is straight. I am quite okay by just watching more dangerous stunts than performing them myself.

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Re: Radical maneuvers.

Postby Alexandoy » Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:50 pm

If the radical maneuver you are saying are those acrobatic moves that lift one tire in the air or using a ramp to jump then that's only for the young. I don't think you should be doing that if you are a professional with a decent job for if you hurt yourself, what would happen to your job? And also those with families, you should be content in riding the bike in an ordinary way.

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Re: Radical maneuvers.

Postby to7update » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:24 pm

I have some curiosity sure, but it's something that doesn't appeal to me, not even downhill. I have a colleague who does it, he has a special bike and all the gear, and every once in a while he's hurt lol, so I don't envy that. :)
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Re: Radical maneuvers.

Postby holmes22 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:25 am

These are things that can make me a little nervous, but at the same time when you can get them right it feels good and makes the ride that much more enjoyable. I am coming off a pretty lousy ankle injury though so maybe not the best timing for me.

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Re: Radical maneuvers.

Postby harijobs » Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:50 am

I will stop with watching only as I am too afraid of hurting myself badly and I don't want to risk my life in that. Anyways, they are always enjoyable to watch on t.v or for real. :)


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