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    Quote Originally Posted by Shwaa
    I think this move is so sweet looking when done correctly. What is secret? For the record, I can wheelie about 5-10 feet max Do I need to perfect that first, to move on to wheelie drop?

    thanks
    you don't need to perfect a wheelie first, but fyi, it would be pretty hard doing a wheelie drop sitting down like a wheelie.


    right about you're about to go off the drop pull up and pedal like half a kick. land on your back wheel, and then let the front drop gradually.

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    get into a gear which requires only one crank to get the wheel up and practice! try to keep the pedals level when coming off. before i leared to do it right i used to pedal through out the whole thing and my feet would often slip off and cus i was landing with the feet in wierd posistons and that kept me from trying bigger ones. practice and ull get it
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    Wheelie drop- what's the key??

    I think this move is so sweet looking when done correctly. What is secret? For the record, I can wheelie about 5-10 feet max Do I need to perfect that first, to move on to wheelie drop?

    thanks

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    there great for pictures but not worth the pain in the future
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    The key is to roll up slow to the drop. If you are running a dual ring setup on your bike, get in the Middle ring in front, and second or third gear in the back. Then just hammer and lift. Get that front end way the hell up there, so you can land that front end softly. Check it.
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    the key is 2 taco bell soft tacos with sour cream & extra cheese, a large Hi-C and two scoops of cat litter thrown out the window whilst driving to the wheelie drop track

    do that, and you're in like Flynn
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    You don't need to wheelie, but spend some time fartin around in the driveway in middle or granny, just getting the feel of pulling the front wheel up in a controlled manner. Practice rolling up to obstacles and lofting the front wheel on to them. Once you are comfortable with that, practice it from a stall. When you can wheelie from a stall, start doing that off curves & such then gradually going bigger. Learning to use your brakes is key to this, you can actually preload the bike from a stall to "leap" off an obstacle Then, when you land, you can grab the brakes and set up for the next drop. Trials guys are masters at this sort of thing, but learning to ride slow, balance, & control your bike sure opens up alot of technical stuff to the avg mtb rider.

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    you should ask nate
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    Quote Originally Posted by vpjackal989
    you should ask nate
    do not talk about me
    don't do anything else but ride bicycles..I'm a very complex individual

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    check out the pictures section....

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    from that site:

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    wheelie drops are the easiest way unlees you have speed.
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