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Manual trick tip

The manual or wheely is a balance trick where you ride on your back wheels for as long as possible.

Manuals are often used in combo's, but a long manual can turn some heads on its own.


(Video by bearskater)

  1. 1

    Start pushing to get lots of speed. The faster you go, the longer your manual will be.

    Your front foot should be near the front bolts at a 30 degree angle. Put your back foot on the tip of the tail.



  2. 2

    Slightly bend your front leg to lift the nose. Don't stamp the tail down, take it easy.



  3. 3

    Balance on your back wheels for as long as possible without letting the front wheels or your tail touch the ground.

    Bend or stretch your leg slightly to adjust.

    Your arms can help you keep balance, but swinging them wildly might look a little weird.



  4. 4

    Get back on four wheels while you're still riding.


Tips

  • Try going downhill for a monstrous manual.

  • You don't have to lean back, your center of gravity will automatically center over your back wheels when you bend your front leg.

Please press "Like" if this helped you

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OllieHall
OllieHall
I'd love to be able to do this... But My Board has excessively fast wheels and bearings so whenever I lean back the board flies off somewhere.:( :( :(

4 April 2009 at 17:36

I'd love to be able to do this... But My Board has excessively fast wheels and bearings so whenever I lean back the board flies off somewhere.
Keith
Keith
you shouldn't be leaning back. bend your legs, and bend the front one more to raise the front truck off the ground. keep your body pretty straight up.

16 April 2009 at 16:09

you shouldn't be leaning back. bend your legs, and bend the front one more to raise the front truck off the ground. keep your body pretty straight up.
WhurlWind
WhurlWind
this time im gonna count how many times i wipe out before i have this trick dialed. thanks for the tip. (Y)

11 May 2009 at 10:04

this time im gonna count how many times i wipe out before i have this trick dialed. thanks for the tip.
skateskill98
skateskill98
i didn't know that u shouldn't lean back that tip should help

5 June 2009 at 18:50

i didn't know that u shouldn't lean back that tip should help

allchavssuck
allchavssuck
i can do at ful speed for 3 secs

7 June 2009 at 11:31

i can do at ful speed for 3 secs
TREANNATOR789
TREANNATOR789
Thanks for the tip I'm trying to do a manual down a sidewalk at my neighborhood school.

16 August 2009 at 21:13

Thanks for the tip I'm trying to do a manual down a sidewalk at my neighborhood school.

skullbringer1
skullbringer1
thanks for the tip :)

4 September 2009 at 17:48

thanks for the tip
djac68
djac68
so thats what im doing wrong

3 January 2010 at 20:38

so thats what im doing wrong

MisfiT8
MisfiT8
[color=darkblue]oh, i allways leaned back this is why i coudent pull it off without wiping out... cool ^^ [/color]

14 January 2010 at 10:53

oh, i allways leaned back this is why i coudent pull it off without wiping out... cool
dinjaDONUT
dinjaDONUT
i want to try this ;D

2 March 2010 at 16:35

i want to try this ;D

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