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Old 01-27-18, 05:46 PM
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Riding backwards

I'm relatively new to these forums but i thought this might be a fun topic ... back in the 90's i had a Dyno Comp and my grandpa showed me how to sit on the handle bars and ride backwards ... i got really good at it to the point of nearly being as good as going forwards minus curbs etc! I also got a LOT of funny looks/comments front people that seen me ... thought i was nuts Share ur experiences if you have one
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Old 02-05-18, 01:22 AM
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Riding backwards on the handle bars is one of the few tricks I can still do lol
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Old 03-07-18, 07:19 PM
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TBH, I prefer fakie.
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Old 05-05-18, 12:12 PM
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I used to be able to do it
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Everyone who sees me is speechless. I put my sunglasses on the back of my head and ride around with no hands. When you get tired from pedaling forward its tome to go backwards.
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Old 01-02-19, 04:45 PM
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Nice

Thats great i remember doing that and getting some of the same looks! Haha
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Old 01-03-19, 11:34 AM
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Wrong Way Wooten

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See Artistic Cycling for how to do it with Style..

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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
See Artistic Cycling for how to do it with Style..
wow!, forget about balance! that would take incredible strength to hold that position for even a few seconds
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Old 03-30-19, 09:05 PM
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That girl should have been in RAD.
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I see a kid in my hood ride backwards - and definitely do the "crazy" look
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Wellsaid
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Wow. That is incredibly amazing. Great balancing power!
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When I was a kid, my dad impressed the neighborhood gang by riding my bike backwards. I never came close to getting the hang of it.
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Originally Posted by kap 7 View Post
I'm relatively new to these forums but i thought this might be a fun topic ... back in the 90's i had a Dyno Comp and my grandpa showed me how to sit on the handle bars and ride backwards ... i got really good at it to the point of nearly being as good as going forwards minus curbs etc! I also got a LOT of funny looks/comments front people that seen me ... thought i was nuts Share ur experiences if you have one

This may sound strange. I had a memory "snapshot" of a racer I knew bitd, riding backwards one day, but I as couldn't figure out how it would have happened, - where or when, or why we were riding together, (someone I looked up to, but didn't really knowwell), I just put it in the "hmm, did this really happen?" memory files.
Over time I became less sure of it as I couldn't remember the context. I physically lost my ability to compete successfully shortly thereafter, and didn't deal too well with it.Thanks for letting me put it back in the "yup, it happened, those were good times" files.
Thank you.

BTW, he was on a typical 1970's road racing bike.

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Old 07-19-19, 05:30 AM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
See Artistic Cycling for how to do it with Style..

And I thought anyone who rode with their bars in that position was a dork...
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