Wooden Jumps. With pics

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Wooden Jumps. With pics
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Posted: Mar 28, 2016 at 10:48 Quote
tchach11 wrote:
...It is a bit more abrupt of a takeoff than I thought it was going to be
I think it's because the ramp is not long enough to get both of your wheels on it at the same time. It bucks your back wheel up higher than your front, which makes it feel abrupt.
One easy way to correct this will be to add a foot or more of dirt under the entire ramp, and feather it out to the bottom of your runway, thus making the transition much longer, like 4-8 feet. It will feel much smoother. Also adding more flat before the jump will help too

Posted: Jun 5, 2017 at 9:52 Quote
Excellent design for a step-up box jump. Nice long landing, with rounded corner.

Screen grab from a GT BMX FREESTYLE show clip.

Posted: Jun 21, 2017 at 21:51 Quote
cmc4130 wrote:
Excellent design for a step-up box jump. Nice long landing, with rounded corner.

Agreed, excellent design.... and fuk yeah to rolling in off the roof!

Posted: Aug 30, 2017 at 9:45 Quote
hi i am making a kicker that is 6 feet high, what radius should I go with for a dirt jump (2-4 meter gaps)? and also what length should go along with this radius?

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