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Seat bouncing. does it really work?

At my house my track is being redesigned but it still has some jumps that are meant for small minibikes. One section has a single going right into two more singles. the gap between the last two singles is about 30 to 35 feet. I think I can clear it if I seat bounce but i think I am not doing it right. it could be that my bike doesn't have enough torque.

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You bike has plenty power for seat bouncing in fact under certain conditions you can seat bounce with the throttle completely off. Ok so to start don't try it on your double find a little bump or hill that you can catch some minor air on in first gear, that doesn't have too steep of a face. Use first gear, get your rpms right in the best power range, as you approach the bump stay seated right in the middle, right when you hit the face pin it wide open, the bike will throw you off the seat and you'll catch air. Now this part might seem weird, but the farther back you sit the more forward it'll throw ya in the air and sitting more forward throws you straight up and the bike gets nose high. Practice your way up through the higher gears. Experiment have fun and BE CAREFUL! ,,,

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