Did, and if so why, 'wheelie' get chaged to 'manual'?
Oh, and all chavs can wheelie better than you. FACT.
I was going to go with “chavvy” rather than “trying too hard” but didn’t want to be accused of being chavist. Not seen many (any?) chavs doing manuals.
edit and was there some ninja editing to your title tucker? could have fixed the “chaged” while you were at it 🙂Posted 5 years agothisisnotaspoonMember
What about “film” v “edit”?
You edit something together, you don’t film it together. Edit to me would imply a short film, possibly with multiple camera-persons. Hence one person didn’t ‘film’ it, but did edit it together.
Bit like the technical definitions of screw and bolt though (and before anyone says one of the definitions, even ASME/ASTM/etc can’t come up with a set of definitions so don’t try and quote one).Posted 5 years agoalpinMember
manual… unweight the front and move your weight back to get front wheel in the air. arse off the saddle, not pedalling.
wheelie… initial pedal input to get front wheel in the air, sitting and maybe pedalling to maintain.
if you can wheelie without having to constantly pedal then try standing and then coasting on the back wheel. i find the hardest part with a manual is unweighting the front.Posted 5 years agoSuperficialMember
With a manual you don’t pedal
Well you obviously do to get started, but then you’re coasting on the back wheel
IMO it’s not a manual if you’re pedalling at any point. You can pedal up into a wheelie, find the balance point and roll (especially downhill) and control the position by just feathering the rear brake. I.e. you’re rolling along on the back wheel and not pedalling, but it’s still not a manual. It’s a coaster wheelie (and you’re probably sitting down).
In a manual you’re standing the whole time, and no pedalling.
Endo = not moving (brake locked)Posted 5 years ago
Stoppie = moving (feather the brake)xiphonMember
Wheelie = sitting down, coasting and pedalling. You can wheelie uphill…
Manual = standing up, pushing with your hips, feathering your brake.
Endo = slam on the brakes (lock them) and pivot on the front wheel. Used in trials quite a bit..
Stoppie = feathering the front brake, gradually pulling harder, while balancing over the front wheel
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNT6R-VkiPI[/video]Posted 5 years ago
there is no difference except manual is a trendy term to try and invent something different.Posted 5 years ago
We were rolling along on the back wheels without pedalling 40 years ago and it was a wheelie then.
Ignore the youth who know sod all.
ditto endo. If you stay on the bike it isn’t one. an endo is a crash.
You can’t change history.esher shoreMember
some confusion here? Wheelies involve pedalling, Manuals don’t.
I’ve been riding BMX and Mountain Bikes since 1981 and the 2 tricks are very different, regardless of the type of bike. its not about whether you are sitting down or not?
you can wheelie on a BMX : on which you can’t sit down on unless you are a midget, because it has a 12″ seat tube, 1″ of seat post extension and a hard plastic seat, this does not stop you pedalling…
you can manual on a BMX: its a back wheel roll with no pedalling or brake involved, you are not applying power to the drivetrain
-wheelie is combination of pedalling, and rolling using weight shifting to maintain the balance point
-manual ROLL is never pedalling once you enter the manual, but simply rolling using weight shifting to maintain the balance point
there is no pedalling during a manual roll, otherwise its not a manual ROLL but a wheelie. The rolling is the hint really, and the key to a good manual. too much rear brake is cheating when your balance fails, and will often stop a manual because you will loose too much speed.
here is a hop to manual roll:
manuals are one of the most fun tricks on a BMX when you have the skill and experience to take a manual roll around the landscape of an entire skatepark without stalling, needing to pedal or brake
if you really want to know about manual rolls check out Mike Aitken’s section in the older “Etnies. Grounded” bmx filmPosted 5 years ago
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