RIDING TIP: G-TURNS OVER A PYRAMID
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First step, learn how to G-turn on flat ground first.

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If you have been through your list of tricks lately and felt like something was missing, or you just wanted to add a new, more difficult trick to it, then you might want to keep on reading. This is one of the more advanced tricks that we have shown in a while but will definitely be worth learning. We took a trick that has been done by flatlanders for years and show you how to bring it to the skate parks and streets. So get your reading glasses on and study up; it’s time to learn how to G-turn.
The first step is to learn how to G-turn on flat ground first. This will make the entire process easier. Once you have that down, and have a good idea of the motion, then step up to a pyramid. You will want to go at the pyramid about the same speed as you would for a straight nose manual. Ride off of the lip and turn about 90 degrees while tucking your back end up. Keep your front wheel slightly turned and straighten out your arms and keep them locked into position. Lean towards the outside for the first half of the rotation then lean towards the inside for the second part. Keep your weight over the handlebars while keeping your back end up as if you were doing a backwards nose wheelie. Find your balance point and once you turn about three quarters of the way around, pull up with your arms and turn the rest of the way. Try to clear the entire deck and land down the other side. Roll away smooth and pat yourself on the back because you just pulled off a really hard trick. Then, of course, go tell your friends about it. (Note—this is one of the more difficult tricks out there; do not get discouraged if you don’t get it right away. Be ready to take a few falls and always wear your safety gear to insure that you can get right back up and try again.).


TAZMANIAN PARK PROBLEMS
CLICKING HEADSET, IN LAOS
AMERICAN OR MID BEARINGS
RIDER AREA VERSUS TOP TUBE LENGTH

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