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Just based off the timer on the Video and guessing trees are like 10 yards apart....
35 MPH with help from gravity???
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May I suggest some training wheels before you worry about wheelie bars.
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May I suggest some training wheels before you worry about wheelie bars.
If it's hard to balance, go faster right?
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This is me jumping the minibike across the street using the slopes of the ditches as launching and landing ramps.

18" Tall by 60" long launch. 24" Tall by 168" long landing. 200" street.

23mph should be right! LOL
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Go for it Evel. GAB on that jump.
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Girl in very calm voice...."I may have broken my hip."
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Wow, what could have possibly gone wrong with that plan to begin with? Lol.

Where were you looking at weld it kit's? I have a motor enroute, some misc steel, and not much else lol.
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Wow, what could have possibly gone wrong with that plan to begin with? Lol.

Where were you looking at weld it kit's? I have a motor enroute, some misc steel, and not much else lol.
Those were very basic kits. I can't find the exact one, but similar to this.
Edit: maybe this was it? Just 6 bent tubes for $130.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MINI-BIKE-FR...25.m3641.l6368
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Those were very basic kits. I can't find the exact one, but similar to this.
Edit: maybe this was it? Just 6 bent tubes for $130.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/MINI-BIKE-FR...25.m3641.l6368
Sweet, I don't have a bender, it's why I bought a bunch of square tube for my theoretical GAB Buggy.
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Pardon the language, but it is Detroit Hood TV!

If you thought Going All Bob was bad, wait til you see was is going down in the Motor City on minibikes.

What do you think wins? Two 6.5 HP utility engines plus NOS vs Snowmobile engine??????????
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You would post this! NOS? Really. That is NOT GAB that is Totally PAFR. Dont encourage Him!
Wait nevermind I am going to post this video on his thread
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Just a little cruising the hood. Just wanted to get a video of it vs my field.
Working up the courage for the jump at the end. Also should get a helmet, and some armor.
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With the speakers on my computer it sounds like you already have training wheels on the mini. Good Job! But wheelie bars or training wheels should not be used while jumping things they will screw with your take offs and landings. You will end up looking like this .


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Good advice. Lol
I only have the two wheels for now.
Not sure what the sounds are?
Everything sounds different in the videos.

Most of the time when I'm riding... I'm like "is that supposed to sound like that?"
Then I tell myself, "it'll be fine!" And twist the throttle a wee bit more.

---------- Post added at 03:19 PM ---------- Previous post was at 03:16 PM ----------

I wanted to make the wheelie bars detachable for trail riding.
Been thinking about GABing with a spring loaded wheelie bar.
Is this a real thing? Wheelie bars with shocks?
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Good advice. Lol
I only have the two wheels for now.
Not sure what the sounds are?
Everything sounds different in the videos.

Most of the time when I'm riding... I'm like "is that supposed to sound like that?"
Then I tell myself, "it'll be fine!" And twist the throttle a wee bit more.

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I wanted to make the wheelie bars detachable for trail riding.
Been thinking about GABing with a spring loaded wheelie bar.
Is this a real thing? Wheelie bars with shocks?
Yes...the springs help keep it from just flopping over backwards or breaking something on launch. The shocks allow the front end to return to ground without extra spring force slamming it harder than gravity.
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I get the "not breaking on launch" part, but feel that now, the energy stored in the spring WILL make the front end slam harder on return. Unless you are talking about front suspension forks, which is another GAB idea I'm kicking around.
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Good advice. Lol
Wheelie bars with shocks?
I rest my case.....
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I was considering the springs ON the wheelie bars.
I was SEPARATELY considering the springs on the front forks.

As I am confused about cams and chicks, I also am confused as to the future of the Mini Bike. Drag racing in Detroit. Trails in Indiana. Jumps in my front yard.

Also confused as to when to use the word shocks.
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