Discussion in 'Skillz' started by JbalColgate, Mar 27, 2022.
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That's a really good skill to practice. I should learn it, but right now, I'm not pushing any envelopes fast or slow. Thanks for posting.
Tail swag, rarely need it but handy when you do..... It is best done in one up and over, you do not have time to bounce around. Try it on steep SB's that are also tight. Come in a little early, just a little. Up weight the rear while still moving down the chute. Hold the front brake to allow slow a roll, but not a stop. Continue the up weight of the rear while projecting your CG towards the outer part of the turn. Once you come down you are directly on the fall line and with the steep tail of the SB we are off to the races.
There are places I practice and places you need it. Those tight SB's at the bottom of Correganville, one on Rosewood, one at the bottom of Lilly Tomlin, the bottom Los Dos Vientos at Reino. The bottom of Backbone is marginal. I have seen that one eat a few riders. Space has lots to practice on and they will not get you in trouble.
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There are definitely a few switchbacks that I'd get with a higher frequency if I practiced this...
Those all seem rollable to me.
I have more problems going up those tight ones. Especially the tight steep ones
I solved this problem by avoiding them.
Slid in to the bank and exfoliated my right forearm on my local loop yesterday.
Maybe the steepest but not the tightest of the 15 or so going down the west face of the hill.