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Old 03-13-20, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by DiabloScott View Post
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.
My post assumed platforms, hence get the pedals angled forward which let's the feet pull them up. Once you get a little speed you can't just let the wheel ride up, it will pinch and possibly dent the rim.
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