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Old 03-13-20, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Russ Roth View Post
The exact same way you would with a suspension fork. For me, set right foot to 3 o'clock, shift weight forward and as the front is about to hit the curb pull up and back using your body weight. Once the front clears the curb shift your weight forward, tilt your pedals forward and pull up until the pedals and pop the back wheel up. If you don't tilt the pedals you'll just hop off them and crash. This is a TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK
If you don't have toe clips or cleats, you can still do this.
Practice popping your front wheel up first, before you try it on a curb. It's all about speed and timing and weight shifts
Then when you can do that, you just need to unweight the back wheel and let your momentum carry the rear end up and over.
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