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Small Bike Jumps
Hey ? how could I build some small bike jump from dirt?
Posted by JAGGER a 11 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a Royce Union ( Stunt Bike ) from Queensbury on 10/23/01

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    its not that hard all u do is get some nice dirt like from the ground and make it to what u want and keep using water but not to much get calcium and put it on it so it will stay nice and hard and put a little bit of water on it evry four days
    Posted by Curtis webb a 15 year old Racer riding a dimond back from perth ontario on 12/14/01

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    • Re: Small Bike Jumps
      hey sup dis is joe and if you really want some GOOD jumps from dirt you find some nice dirt to start off wit and dig a hole to get the sand then make the jump over tha hole and you don't need to put water on it every 4 fours only once or twice just to shape it well g2g 4 now g2g means got 2 go
      Posted by Joe cowl a 19 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a hyper demo from britsh columbia can on 07/18/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    start by building a small mound and keep building layers over and over until you have the right size, than water lightly and wait till it is covered in grass so it won't wear down quickly.
    Posted by Death rider a 15 year old Weekend Warrior riding a redline from queensland on 02/23/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    dig a hole make a mound of dirt and smack it down realy hard with a shovel to make a curve then ride it
    Posted by Riman a 12 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a gt mach 1 on 06/28/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    Find some dirt. Pile up dirt about 3 feet high because when you shape it it will be about 2 feet high. On the top of the jump don't round it too much, but just about the roundness of a baseball or else you wont know where to pull up on the jump. Also put some logs or large rocks under your jump
    Posted by Gordon Anthony a 12 year old Weekend Warrior riding a NIRVE from Green Bay on 07/16/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    hey if you want a good jump i know cuz fuzzy hall had shown me yes fuzzy hee from his how to dirt jumping video well first you want good dirt clay based and a round head shovel and a flathead round is for digging up dirt flat is for packing it down and getting a good lip and when i say packing i mean packing good wet it down with some water but dont pack it with wet dirt put some dirt over the wet and pack hard make it to the size you want and wet the last layer and let it set for a day it takes time but it pays off for fun...
    Posted by Kenny the mister know it all in dirt jumps a 13 year old Weekend Warrior riding a jamie bestwick pro GT from wauseon OHIO on 07/27/02

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    • Re: Small Bike Jumps
      kenny. dont you speak english you #!&* head
      Posted by Kenny the 2nd who knows more than kenny a 16 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a better bike than kenny from a town better than wauseon on 03/18/03

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    now heres what u need to do .. start with some nice clay ... 4 your base use lime stome so it wont dry out...
    then start to shape ur ramp let sit untll ferm then ride ride ride...
    Posted by Brandon w a 18 year old Weekend Warrior riding a free agent flying fortrice from charlotte nc on 08/06/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    All this crap about type of dirt doesn't really matter all you need is to dig a hole off to the side of your track. Take the dirt from this hole and pile it in the middle of your track. If you want hard jumps but want to wait to jump them water it down a little but if ya just gotta jump it pack it with your foot or use a compacter like me. take a flat head shovel and stand behind your now compact pile of dirt and move the shovel down to the ground creating a smooth curve pile the excess dirt on top. The landing ramp is crucial if you are making a rythum but basically pile dirt like you did for the jump behind it and compact.
    Posted by Xbmking a 16 year old Weekend Warrior riding a Haro Backtrail Pro on 08/21/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    I have a 2000 dk banshee me and my friends live in falls church va . we usually go to vianna dirt jumps. shane\\matt\steven\john , we all go there matt is 19 steven is 13 shane ,12 john 12, im turning 13 on the 23 rd of septenber
    Posted by D'LONTE FULLER a 13 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a dk banshee from falls church va on 09/10/02

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    • Re: Small Bike Jumps
      tell me how to make a wooden jump with out spending alot of money
      Posted by Zzad73 a 13 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a Dyno Comp from R.I on 09/18/02

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      • Re: Small Bike Jumps
        just form a jump with dirt and logs or somthin hevey on the bottem pack the dirt and you ready i wold also no hoe the heck you can make a nice woden jump
        Posted by Jay mcelmoyle a 13 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a 2003 schwin from jim thorpe,pa on 02/24/03

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      • Re: Small Bike Jumps
        with dirt and logs or somthin hevey on the bottem pack the dirt and you read just form a jump i wold also no no the heck you can make a nice woden jump
        Posted by Jay mcelmoyle a 13 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a 2003 schwin from jim thorpe,pa on 02/24/03

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      • Re: Small Bike Jumps
        To make a good wood jump, first you need to know about what size to make it. this depends on your skill, and what you want to use it for. basicly you get all your wook from the dumpsters in the new nabourhoods that they are building, most wood they throw out only has a nail or two in it that they were to lazy to take out. once you got your free wood, set two 2x4's paralel with each other as wide as you want your jump. then screw in 2 cross peices makeing a box. add 2 legs to the front end to make it a jump, then hammer on a piece of plywood to finish it off. the plywood should stick out past the 2x4's on the aproach side a bit, so that its right next to the ground. If you want to make the jump higher or lower, just change the length of the 2 legs. hope this helps
        Posted by Kyle Stengl a 16 year old Cross-Country Rider riding a Spetialised stumpjumper FSR comp from calgary alberta canada on 03/22/03

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    • Re: Small Bike Jumps
      i ride S&m call girl frame
      Posted by D'lonte Fuller a 13 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a S&M call girl from Va FallsChurch on 01/15/03

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      • Re: Small Bike Jumps
        YO I LIKERIDIN STREET AND VERT
        Posted by PETER CAMPANELLI a 12 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a DK SIX PACK from VA on 02/10/03

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    Hey man, all these people are talkin about complex ways to make large jumps. But all you want is hardly a 2 hour effort solid 3 foot jump. So all you need to do, is find yourself some premium dirt, and if you dont have enough, use something else as your base, just as long as its strong. Water it once a week for like a month. Make sure your take-off is long and fast enough to get you to pretty quick speed. If your jump isn't satisfying, try putting a nice 9 x 5, or any other pretty large piece of plywood on the front, which should be curved, make sure the plywood is pretty curved. Put the plywood leading up to the lip, then cover the sides of it with dirt. If you do it all right, you should have a pretty decent jump. Make sure the center of the plywood showing. Since dirt is really soft, it is dificult to keep getting really good lift, and it will ware down fast, but the plywood has a hard surface, with longterm lifespan. providing you with more response and a greater deal of air. Make sure your jump is somewhat bent though, less angle than a 1/4 pipe, but more angle than a kicker ramp. Good luck fellaz, rip it up.
    Posted by Robert Rice a 15 year old Racer riding a GT Interceptor and a GT Tour from Greensboro, NC on 09/24/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    pile up some bricks for a good base then cover tham in thick mud and water evry so often and keep it shaped. it does great
    Posted by Mike89 a 13 year old riding a Schwinn mesa disk on 10/19/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    I'd start by getting a location, try to find an area big enoguh so you can get the right amount of speed. I built my bike park in my back yard where i have a 25 foot hill, so you might want to try and find a spot with a hill. Then youve got to get a lot of dirt. Just start building it up untill it is at the height you want. I suggest putting about a foot of dirt on the lip and pack it, keep doing this untill your at the height. FOr the landing ramp just do the same thing. The lip should have a nice curve in it so it shoots you high into the air and not forward, the landing ramp should be flat and sloping gradually. Make sure you dont make the gap to big or youll crash.
    Posted by Shane Da Mad Scientist Kannegiesser a 15 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a 2002 Devinci Hucker (the best fre ride bike) from Canada on 10/24/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    I'd start by getting a location, try to find an area big enoguh so you can get the right amount of speed. I built my bike park in my back yard where i have a 25 foot hill, so you might want to try and find a spot with a hill. Then youve got to get a lot of dirt. Just start building it up untill it is at the height you want. I suggest putting about a foot of dirt on the lip and pack it, keep doing this untill your at the height. FOr the landing ramp just do the same thing. The lip should have a nice curve in it so it shoots you high into the air and not forward, the landing ramp should be flat and sloping gradually. Make sure you dont make the gap to big or youll crash.
    Posted by Shane Da Mad Scientist Kannegiesser a 15 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a 2002 Devinci Hucker (the best fre ride bike) from Canada on 10/24/02

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  • DK Sucks
    S&M's are better Im getting a black call girl from bike club for 200$ FALLSChurch va .D'lonte Fuller
    Posted by D'LONTE FULLER a 13 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a Dk banshee but im getting a S&Mcall girl frame from falls,church va on 10/28/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    hey i got some tips for you that 1 of my buddies (owner of FBM bikes) showed me. Make a decent legnth pile of dirt about 3 feet high. If you can find some clay to use. Make sure yuo dont put any thing underit like rocks, ect. Use a small amount of water while making it, then add some more water to the jump every 3- 4 days. Hope you have fun and keep ridin!
    Posted by Bobby Rukish a 18 year old Racer riding a Custom tricked out FBM from Binghamton NY on 11/05/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    IF you want some nice jumps get a barell ( if able to) a rounded shovel and a flat shovel first dig up some dirt with the round shovel and put it in a pile were you want the jump then with the flat shovel pack it down real good and water it down just a bit then put a little dry dirt on that and pack it then with the barrel if u have one roll it up and down the pile to give it the shape the get ur bike and roll the front tire up and down it to get it nicely packed and shaped the with one of those wide brooms sweep all the rocks out the way and just ride and ride and it will eventually get a hard layer on top or if u want when making the jump mix a little concrete (just a little) and it will get hard and stay hard
    Posted by JOHN KYRIAKIDES a 15 year old Weekend Warrior riding a AZONIC ELIXIR ( its not a mountain bike its a bmx from LAS VEGAS NEVADA USA on 11/28/02

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    get a hill of dirt curve it and then ride it!
    Posted by Me a 12 year old Weekend Warrior riding a Haro Backtrail from WI on 03/02/03

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    • Re: Small Bike Jumps
      You have to be a #!&*ing dumb ass to tell a kid to get a hill of dirt curv it and then ride it. think and tell him the right way you dumb ass.
      Posted by A 16 year old rides a hoffman kagy on 05/13/03

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      • Re: Small Bike Jumps
        Ride HOFFMAN
        A HARD MOTOCROSS AND BMX RIDER
        RIDE RED (honda)
        To make a jump just get a couple of whellbarrows of dirt Stack sticks and logs little to big untill and the end none and cover with dirt pack down and water once or twice.
        HOFFMAN!!
        Posted by A HOFFMAN RACER AND MX RIDER a 14 year old Racer riding a HOFFMAN!!! from PA on 05/20/03

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    YO THIS JUMP WORKS SO GOOD I JUMPED MY FRIEND WHO IS 5'2 STANDING. get a a fat log that like when u cut up a tree so its like 2 feet in diameter. stand the log so that it would roll put put dirt at the bottom so it doesnt and layer about half a foot of good dirt and put another log on top thats like half a foot and layer on top of it. you want to have a nice curve and lip so roll your front tire on it for a while and pour a small amount of water on it for like the first day and dont ride it. THIS JUMP IS WORTHWHILE BECAUSE IT LASTS FOREVER.this jump is also extremely sturdy.
    Posted by Kevin Glenn -BROKE 27 BONES DOING WHAT I LOVE a 14 year old Die-hard Enthusiast riding a HARO BACK TRAIL WITH EXTRAS from the woods of PA and BMX country on 03/15/03

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    yo wat up me bitch titys if u wanna make a jump put some small logs down and cover with mud then make another layer but use less logs keep doing this until u get your required size.
    Posted by David a 1000 year old Racer riding a bully hammer from 123 fake street on 04/22/04

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  • Re: Small Bike Jumps
    How me and my cousin build the perfect jump is you find a good place that has alot of dirt you test out the dirt then you get a good mound of dirt goin the you piss on it then you form a nice lip out of the dirt then once it dries out you take one more pee on it then some of the chemicals in your piss will make the takeoff the jump smooth and tight and if that doest work drizzle some dry dirt over it to fill in soem of the cracks to make the jump stronger
    Posted by Portuge a 45 year old Cross-Country Rider riding a walmart special from pakistan on 03/29/09

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