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Sport of Falling Leaf

I've created a new style of fixed gear sport called Falling Leaf.

It is really fun, and basically one wins with their style and elegance as they find a way to maneuver down a steep road as a 'falling leaf' does through air.

One needs the entire street, and I learned it because by timing my pedal revolutions with my cornering I am able to maintain whatever speed I want, and eventually it leads to absurd rhythms that sort of make themselves if one can allow the bike literally to fall.

A pro would begin to skid and even do multiple 360 skids and then pop the back tire as a finale and then do gigantic 360 skids with sparks flying from the rim--with the leg of course over the handle bar and one hand in the air.

There are so many paths one can take, there is also the sprint at the end if one chooses and for those who do speed is all that matters so we will need a machine to tell us how fast we are going.

Then there is a move where one stalls upon the back tire, this is the Stallion, and no hopping allowed. Elegance is everything here, subtlety and flow.

Does anyone do this?

November 5, 2017 05:42 AM
From: Southern Coastal California
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November 5, 2017 01:11 PM
From: Pensacola,Fl.
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We will need to make the list of maneuvers, here's a few tricks: The Fisherman's Wharf (rider stalls facing up the embankment then very skillfully using the force of gravity slides backwards a bit and by turning the front wheel spins 180 degrees back facing downhill, if he then chooses to go directly into a 360 spin by skidding then this trick is officially the Fisherman's Wharf, if he cannot pull the entire 360 then it is a failure--or the first part can be the Fisherman's Wharf and if he then pulls the 360 immediately afterward without break then it turns into The Lotus).

Then there is the Return Home: this is a recollection of one's plan wherein the rider loops far and wide across the entire span of street and begins afresh.

Three 360s in a row constitutes The House of Parliament.

A 360 into a 180 and into a backwards Return Home constitutes The Mourning Woman.

Anyone got any more? We will have to draw them on paper and type it all up.

November 5, 2017 04:36 PM
From: Southern Coastal California
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If the rider, while pulling off a Mourning Woman then pivots, lifting the front wheel and spinning upon the rear wheel doing at least two complete 360s, then the Mourning Woman turns into The Ascension of Robert Jordan.

If the rider removes his hands while spinning upon the back wheel, The Ascension of Robert Jordan, becomes Master of the Universe.

November 5, 2017 04:40 PM
From: Southern Coastal California
271 posts
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We need to ban this guy because he is a fascist nazi...
November 6, 2017 05:12 AM
From: Minnesota
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What in the actual fuck are you talking about?
November 6, 2017 06:01 AM
From: Portland Oregon
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November 6, 2017 06:06 AM
From: Beijing & London
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November 6, 2017 03:32 PM
From: Los Angeles, CA
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If the rider, wait, first of all each competitor will have to begin their run with what is called a Riband wherein the rider enters the street from either side, swoops elegantly toward the center lane, where he then does a subtle and soundless loop upwards--almost a Fisherman's Wharf but he does not stall-- then swooping onward to the other side.

This is essential. It is but five or seven revolutions.

One of the most graceful maneuvers is called The Autumn Swan, it is when the rider begins from the furthest boundary of the street then veers inward and in the same movement tosses his leg over the handlebar and lifts the opposite hand and then holds this poise across the entire street.

Then the Autumn Swan can turn into a variety of ulterior endings including The Ascension of Robert Jordan and a true pro could even pull it into The House of Parliament--if the grade is steep enough and the asphalt aged to a certain perfection.

One to consider is the ability to burst the tire in the finale.

It is an automatic first place if done correctly (meaning if the entire beginning was flawless, in other words one cannot think that just to burst the tire in the end is a gold medal, a true pro realizes that it happens on its own, uncontrived)

November 7, 2017 02:48 AM
From: Southern Coastal California
271 posts
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I can use some help drawing the maneuvers on paper from any of you guys. Just draw two parallel vertical lines to signify the road, then draw the line that is the competitor's trajectory.

I can sponsor people, also, if they want to begin and film themselves doing Falling Leaf.

November 7, 2017 02:29 PM
From: Southern Coastal California
271 posts
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November 7, 2017 06:47 PM
From: southern california
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Moose it appears as though you've upgraded your profile pic.

Regarding that picture above, it isn't what I am expecting. Remember, two vertical lines to denote the road, a center line, and then the maneuvers flying back and forth.

My sponsorship will begin with whomever I see fit to merit it.

First post yourself here doing the maneuvers with a good camera angle so we can see the street from top to bottom...for god's sake someone at least do The Autumn Swan
November 8, 2017 01:42 PM
From: Southern Coastal California
271 posts
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