Razie's offroad school

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Razie's offroad school

Postby razie » Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:31 am

Those that can't do, apparently teach!

As the first awardee of the prestigious razie award, I am thus uniquely qualified to school y'all! On the fine arts of crashing, riding or fine arts in general.

Anyways, getting a little bored not riding enough, I figured I'd start writing down everything I know, looking for feedback to either correct me or add stuff I don't know.

First post is up: choosing a dirt bike: http://www.racerkidz.com/wiki/Post:Choosing_a_Dirt_Bike

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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby razie » Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:59 pm

Next post is up: adjusting the handlebars... http://www.racerkidz.com/wiki/Post:Hand ... _dirt_bike

I now I'm missing some pictures... what else?
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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby PurpleBeast » Fri Aug 03, 2012 4:46 pm

Razie's Offroad School?

Isn't that the same thing as the ER department at Royal Victoria Hospital?

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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby Coop77 » Tue Aug 07, 2012 2:44 pm

Quote from your school, "You may need between 0 and 30 cm of rise"

Wow ! that's like 12 inches ! <bike>
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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby razie » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:04 pm

Darn metrics - that's why my berg looks like a chopper. <pint>

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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby PurpleBeast » Tue Aug 07, 2012 5:11 pm

Coop77 wrote:"You may need between 0 and 30 cm of rise"

Wow ! that's like 12 inches !


Hey! Isn't this supposed to be a family-friendly forum?

Geez....

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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby razie » Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:40 pm

One more: lever setup - did I get it right?

Quote:

Adjusting the levers is as important as getting shoes the right size!


Read the rest here: http://www.racerkidz.com/wiki/Post:Adjusting_the_levers_-_dirt_bike

Enjoy!
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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby Coop77 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:06 pm

[quote="razie"]One more: lever setup - did I get it right?quote]

Well...let's just say this is right inline with the other lesson's you posted ! <roll>

See you tomorrow at Hendrie ???

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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby razie » Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:40 pm

"release early and release often" - I will clean them up eventually, now I'm just collecting all the info <pint>

will be there tomorow - it's a what - 2 hour ride so i'll bring Andrei along - he missed a lot of riding this season... well, most of it really :)
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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby PurpleBeast » Sat Aug 18, 2012 9:09 am

Razie:

When did you get a trials bike? <roll>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSGZLi0Wiy4
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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby razie » Sat Aug 18, 2012 10:38 am

Yesterday. I learned my lesson about standing on the bike thus - here it is: http://www.racerkidz.com/wiki/Post:Razie's_Offroad_School_-_Standing_position

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Re: Razie's offroad school

Postby razie » Mon Oct 01, 2012 5:57 pm

Here's a few topics on a subject very generic and interesting to me: weight transfer. I think it's important in pretty much any sport - I tried to boil down the aspects related to dirt biking:

http://www.enduroschool.com/wiki/Blog:Razie_Enduro_School/Post:Weight_Transfer

http://www.enduroschool.com/wiki/Blog:Razie_Enduro_School/Post:Traction

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