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    Is this a proper bunny hop?

    http://www.pinkbike.com/video/40019/

    This isnt me but this is how I do them.
    Is this the proper way to go about them? Can you critique the dude in the vid at all?

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    His form is pretty good. He doesn't tuck very hard though. Poor finish. He could easily have gotten another foot out of that with a better tuck.

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    He definitely didn't snap quick enough. Look at how long it takes from the time the front tire leaves the ground to when the back tire leaves the ground. Also, he leans back a little too early... he's using his hips rotating down to get the front end up, which is good for manuals and bad for bunny hops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yzracer141
    He definitely didn't snap quick enough. Look at how long it takes from the time the front tire leaves the ground to when the back tire leaves the ground. Also, he leans back a little too early... he's using his hips rotating down to get the front end up, which is good for manuals and bad for bunny hops.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yzracer141
    He definitely didn't snap quick enough. Look at how long it takes from the time the front tire leaves the ground to when the back tire leaves the ground. Also, he leans back a little too early... he's using his hips rotating down to get the front end up, which is good for manuals and bad for bunny hops.
    If you dont use your hips to get the front up what do you use?

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    Upper body. You can drop your hips back, but this guy's arms never really do anything as far as pulling up. The way he's doing it, he's using his momentum to go back rather than up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yzracer141
    Upper body. You can drop your hips back, but this guy's arms never really do anything as far as pulling up. The way he's doing it, he's using his momentum to go back rather than up.
    If your using your upper body are you just pulling up on the bars or are you still leaning back?
    And are you suppose to push your legs out like you would in a manual to get the front up?

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