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    lol, yeah a specific size would be more handy in figuring this problem out.

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    I'm sure there must be an App for this.

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    Unweight the front wheel(lean back), so the rear wheel builds momentum as it quickly rolls down the first rock. As the front wheel impacts the second rock - it should be light enough to start climbing up it. Make sure the gearing is NOT on the granny, though.

    This is one of those tricky moves that really require more timing and execution...than all-out effort.
    "The mind will quit....well before the body does"

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    Re: !

    As you approach the obstacle, just say, "**** it" and huck it.

    Works every time.

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    Get a dropper post. When you roll up to the obstacle, lower your post and come to a complete stop. Dismount safely. Push and/or lift your bike through/over/around the obstacle. Remount safely. Raise post back up while continuing to ride down the trail.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    Get a dropper post. When you roll up to the obstacle, lower your post and come to a complete stop. Dismount safely. Push and/or lift your bike through/over/around the obstacle. Remount safely. Raise post back up while continuing to ride down the trail.

    Opti,
    Do you have a training video you could show for the learning impaired.
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    As a matter of fact DJ, I do, LOL.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    As a matter of fact DJ, I do, LOL.
    Ha,ha I see very informative. I have a few of them myself but I can't edit down to just a minute like that.
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    This one is a little more serious.


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    OP, it's not so much speed, as it is rhythm. And practice. And a dropper post does help, although you will become almost dependent on it. But who cares as long as you are riding what and where you want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    OP, it's not so much speed, as it is rhythm. And practice. And a dropper post does help, although you will become almost dependent on it. But who cares as long as you are riding what and where you want.
    It's funny I have a dropper post and hardly ever use it. Things are moving too quick by the time you lower it your past the obstacle in question. Unless it's a long steep technical downhill.

    It's even more challenging when the rocks are slippery.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    This one is a little more serious.


    Aw, hell, that's easy! I wanna see how to ride over large pumpkins spaced close apart!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirt farmer View Post
    Aw, hell, that's easy! I wanna see how to ride over large pumpkins spaced close apart!
    LOL that is the easy line that Optimus took but it is not as easy as it looks in this video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dirt farmer View Post
    Aw, hell, that's easy! I wanna see how to ride over large pumpkins spaced close apart!
    I know I have a pumpkin riding video somewhere, but I just can't find it. I can't remember though if they were large, or medium-large. But they were pretty close together. The neighbors were pissed that I was riding on their front porch on Halloween.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noosa2 View Post
    LOL that is the easy line that Optimus took but it is not as easy as it looks in this video.
    Haven't yet mastered getting up on the rock on the right.

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