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Since I dont have spiked tires Im practicing balance in the garage.
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Who has that much room in their garage? :(
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I was just watching that same video a night or two ago, & thought is was a great idea, & then reality hit me, where in garage? I took out 1 car to work on a bike & now the car sits outside. I started moving stuff into basement & that is getting tight. I just saw temperature in garage, 35f .
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I’m going to give it a try and see how long I can continue to practice. Balancing is definitely a skill that needs to be used or you lose it at least for me that’s true.
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smdub wrote: Sun Jan 23, 2022 6:19 pm Who has that much room in their garage? :(
Ha ha!

I did roll a car out to have more room. But I think I could probably manage balance practice in my “bike space”
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motorider wrote: Sun Jan 23, 2022 10:20 pm I’m going to give it a try and see how long I can continue to practice. Balancing is definitely a skill that needs to be used or you lose it at least for me that’s true.
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Ive done it two days in a row.
Doubt I can manage every day. Gonna try a couple days a week. Id like to be able to hop around and balance on my trials bike. And generally just suck less…
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Boom boom convinced me that I should be practicing that over the winter when I had the trials bike. Dropping the pressure in the tires and throwing a big piece of carpet remnant down under the bike made it easier but I don't think I ever got it balanced for more than 20-30 seconds at a time. I'm also told that having the engine running helps due to the gyroscopic force provided but you probably don't want that in your closed garage :) I admire anyone that can master this.
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Suburbanites :lol2:

Figure eights in the yard or driveway work well. I can run almost WFO in my acre + yard :deal:
The ice can be problematic. But slow circles are the ticket.
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Go to YouTube and look up Yinzer Moto. That is Jason and Sally, trials friends of mine from western Pa. They have a bunch of good basic stuff that can be used for trials and enduro bikes.
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