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by GSmith
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:31 am
Forum: How-To Forums
Topic: Timing A Jump
Replies: 6
Views: 5547

Yea, I would second the more speed! Start with the curb and go quite fast, just lifting your front wheels to roll off the curb. Once you get the feeling of when your back tires come off the curb you can start to lift the back wheels in a small Ollie. Then build your ollies up in height, keeping the...
by GSmith
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Ride Spots
Topic: North West UK - Any Riders In The Wirral/Chester?
Replies: 7
Views: 6181

Oh aye, if you find any good downhill runs in the port can you drop us a location? I live quite close to the port but I don't know it well enough to board there without a goal in mind.
by GSmith
Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: How-To Forums
Topic: Timing A Jump
Replies: 6
Views: 5547

Timing A Jump

So I get jumps, ollies, nollies, I'm fine with them all...on flat ground. But I cannot for the life of me time a jump to go over something. Even a curb. Even down a curb.
I either time it too late and I just roll of the end, or I time it too early and come down half way across.
Any advice?
by GSmith
Thu Jul 10, 2014 4:16 am
Forum: Ride Spots
Topic: North West UK - Any Riders In The Wirral/Chester?
Replies: 7
Views: 6181

Do you have all your own gear or would you need to rent and/or take any lessons? IF you are just turning up to ride with your own board it shouldn't be very expensive. I would suggest having a session there - you should be able to meet a few people who are local to you. What sort of riding do you d...
by GSmith
Wed Jul 09, 2014 3:51 pm
Forum: Ride Spots
Topic: North West UK - Any Riders In The Wirral/Chester?
Replies: 7
Views: 6181

Yeah Preston's about 50/60 miles away from me :(
And I've been looking at Hales but I can't find prices anywhere? So it's probably going to be one of those 'last resort' things, or when I'm desperate ahaha
by GSmith
Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: Ride Spots
Topic: North West UK - Any Riders In The Wirral/Chester?
Replies: 7
Views: 6181

North West UK - Any Riders In The Wirral/Chester?

Any riders in the Wirral or close to Chester? I'm pretty much the only rider near me and I don't know any good spots. Anyone know any good ones near Birkenhead?

Thanks in advance

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