I've been thinking about trying to do that trick here recently. Is it hard to do? I'm pretty sure that I can get off the bike and ski ok, it's the getting back on part that I haven't figured out yet, and I don't want to try it until I have a gameplan. Do you just plant your feet, and jump up back on the bike?
I've put my feet down on wet roads and stood up just to seeif my feet would catch and they didnt. I dont feel very confident on skiing on dry pavement. Plus your shoes/boots would take a beating. Dont some people use those skate shoes with the wheels? Just an idea...
Yeah, how the hell do you get back on, jumping would put more pressure on your feet and may make them catch. Whammo, face plant and your bike it rolling auto pilot. Ouch
all i do is lift my right leg over the bike onto the ground first, then take off my left leg and keep most of ur weight over ur right side of ur body and right arm and control the throttle. getting back on do the opposite. lift ur left leg onto rear set and then pick ur body up off the tank and throw ur leg over. hard to get back on the off and u dont need a damper. i was doing them months before i got my damper. my .02 cent
ninja rydin described it pretty well. The way I was taught, your weight is on the tank, NOT your feet (pavement). Thus the sore ribs mentioned above. It just looks like your weight is on the pavement. What some of you guys are discussing sounds like a great way to crash and maime yourself.
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