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Old 09-08-2013, 02:31 PM   #31
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I'm with an earlier poster, foot on pegs. Maybe the bikes are too big or loaded for that? I suppose if you're riding anything over 400cc it makes more sense. There's a reason the pros stay on the pegs.
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Old 09-09-2013, 07:49 AM   #32
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I'm with an earlier poster, foot on pegs. Maybe the bikes are too big or loaded for that? I suppose if you're riding anything over 400cc it makes more sense. There's a reason the pros stay on the pegs.
And there's a reason that 99.9% of us aren't pro's.

In this case, we had to start from a dead stop on a steep loose hill about 40' before the ledge. If the guy in front of me hadn't stopped at the obstacle, I would have been on the pegs with some momentum and cleaned it.
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Old 09-22-2013, 09:56 AM   #33
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I'm with an earlier poster, foot on pegs. Maybe the bikes are too big or loaded for that? I suppose if you're riding anything over 400cc it makes more sense. There's a reason the pros stay on the pegs.
You can tell the girl knows how to ride, it was just one of those times out of 100 that falling where you cannot plant a foot happens. That time it was in a tricky rock section and on a tall bike.

Standing is not a default position, but only another "tool" to be used from a dirt bikers tool chest. She was not out of position considering the small amount momentum that she had. Just too bad the guy was not higher up the hill to help spot better in that trouble area.
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