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Faster Motocross Lap Times using the Wheelie! (video)

faster motocross lap times Have you seen the pros wheelieing over a small jump? It’s a big time saver. This short mx how to video will show you with slow motion and freeze frames just how it’s done. For all the motocross jumping techniques click the links below for these DVDs or Streams. Don’t go through the “School of Hard Knocks” learn the right ways from the get go!
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MX tips on Body Positions and Movements

Body Movements It’s better to keep your elbows up and out away from your sides because it gives you better leverage factors over the bike. Try this simple test to feel the difference. Sit on your bike and hold the handlebars with a low grip and low elbows. Then move your upper body back and forth as hard as you can, then do the same from side to side. Now grab the handlebars with a high over grip and high elbows. Perform the same two tests. Which way feels like you have more leverage over the bike? And keep in mind that factor multiplies when you stand up.
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MX Riding Tip, How To Stick Your Landings

motocross riding tips techniques Consistently hitting your landings just right takes a lot of practice. You have to learn what gear, revs, speed and how hard to hit a jump in order to stick your landing. Two important techniques to practice are launching a jump or absorbing a jump. When launching you help the compression and rebound by spiking your body weight into the footpegs upon compression and then lift your weight out of the footpegs upon rebound. This technique gives you more height and distance.
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Getting sideways by accident on motocross jumps

sideways motocross jumps Getting sideways off mx jumps when you don’t intend to is 9 times out of 10 because you’re hitting an uneven face upon take off. Think of a quad when it jumps off an uneven face; like where the two left wheels are higher than the two right wheels, your going to get sideways big time. It’s the same kind of an affect with a M/C. If there is a rut, a dished out area, a little rock or anything uneven about the place where the tires actually leave the ground it’s going to make you go sideways.
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Motocross Whoops Techniques

Motocross Whoops Techniques There are three different techniques for whoops A. Jumping through the troughs of the whoops. B. Front wheel placement. C. Skimming the tops of the whoops. Some key points to practice are; – When jumping and doing “Front Wheel Placement” keep your weight off of the handlebars. When “Skimming” there is some of your body weight going onto the handlebars when the front wheel makes contact just before the top of each whoop…
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Gary Semics wins Loretta’s 2012

Gary Semics Wins Loretta Lynn's I wanted to make sure my training and coaching methods are working so I put myself in training with them for 3 months in preparation for LLs. I’m happy, they work even on an old guy like me. You can’t argue with winning all 3 motos in the 50 Masters class. I’m 58 now and that was the first time I raced at The Ranch. A sincere thanks to all my sponsors and family for helping me.