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Backflip Rotations

Postby Zane_Mx#88 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:09 pm

Well, ive noticed others doing backflips, easy with a quick rotation, but my backflips are slow, with hardly a chance of making it completely, how can i rotate better?

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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby squirrelboy86 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:51 pm

i felt the same way for a long time but i figured out that the closer your back tire is to the lip of the jump when u pop the clutch and pull back the faster u will rotate. i hope this helps you
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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby wheels1758 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:56 pm

Spoiler Alert!!!!

If you are trying to practice for the FMX comp you want to have, go to your suspension and gearing setup:

1) Set the rider mass distribution all the way to .5
2) set rider spring a little bit high
3) set rider damping a little bit low

Setting the distribution all the way back and the increased rider spring will allow you rto get a better pull off the lip. Mess with the settings, the results can be quite interesting. You also want the mass distribution @ .5 for sick whips. if it is less the whips are too fast and you end up whipping multiple times, rarely ending in a smooth landing.

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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby squirrelboy86 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:07 am

wheels1758 wrote:Spoiler Alert!!!!

If you are trying to practice for the FMX comp you want to have, go to your suspension and gearing setup:

1) Set the rider mass distribution all the way to .5
2) set rider spring a little bit high
3) set rider damping a little bit low

Setting the distribution all the way back and the increased rider spring will allow you rto get a better pull off the lip. Mess with the settings, the results can be quite interesting. You also want the mass distribution @ .5 for sick whips. if it is less the whips are too fast and you end up whipping multiple times, rarely ending in a smooth landing.


^^^^^USE THIS^^^^^

thank you so much wheels i can finally land my double flips and other crazy rotations
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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby wheels1758 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:09 am

No problem squirrelly :lol:

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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby Zane_Mx#88 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:30 am

Thanks wheels helped alot! but let me ask, do u have a strategyy like to sit lean forward in air or.. know what i mean?

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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby squirrelboy86 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:39 am

what I do is lean all the way back no sit and pin
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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby squirrelboy86 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:41 am

sry for double post but i ment to say pin it or hold it wide open unless the rotation is going fast then i just lean back and dont use much gas. hope this helps!
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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby bhamb28 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:25 am

Hey im trying to backflip but im rotating too slowly can some one help???

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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby wheels1758 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:34 am

MotosBestFriend88 wrote:Thanks wheels helped alot! but let me ask, do u have a strategyy like to sit lean forward in air or.. know what i mean?


I've heard that some people lean forward because it pulls the bars toward them. I think it's just personal preference.

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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby Zane_Mx#88 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:45 am

K. Sounds good, thanks to both of you

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Re: Backflip Rotations

Postby squirrelboy86 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 2:13 am

no problem :D
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