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Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby gonewiththewind » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:27 am

Just curious, and I know this is a stupid question regardless of the answer, but...

I'm not personally very interested in handlepasses, but I like to understand how things work. With the leash connected in the back and wrapping around one side of the rider, do you have to do the handlepass in the opposite direction so that you don't get wrapped by the leash? And then alternate directions for your next handlepass? Or does the leash somehow stay neutral throughout the maneuver, so that you can do multiple handlepasses in a particular direction, one after the other?

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby switch313 » Wed Mar 04, 2009 9:50 am

yeah pretty much if you have you leash strapped to a rope at the back then you have to flop it over your head depending on which way you want to spin, you just deal with it. some guys i know now are putting there jeash on the front hook and wrapping the whole way around there body so they can spin 7's i tried this and apart from not landing 7's it hurt my arse when i let go

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby endorphin » Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:32 am

you have to throw it over your head like switch313 told you
and you may take a leash that has a decent build-in swivel.

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby Cab Driver » Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:39 am

You can do two spins with a leash. You need to have a long leash and it should be attached on the FRONT. It should be pre-wrapped once in the opposite direction that you will spin, then when you hit a 7, it ends up wrapped once in the other direction. For the record, I don't hit 7s.

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby gonewiththewind » Thu Mar 05, 2009 1:01 am

Cab Driver wrote: For the record, I don't hit 7s.


No 7's?! Shit man, I'm already doing 8's and 9's - whatever it takes. A lot of in's and out's and what-have-you's. Will go to 11 real soon.

Thanks for the explanations everyone.

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby Toby » Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:40 pm

just came to my mind:

not sure if anyone pulls it yet, but does anyone pass it in one direction, and then the other way around again?

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby FckGravity » Thu Mar 05, 2009 12:50 pm

All you need is the Flexifoil suicide leash that come with the AHPro, it has a swivel on it :D pass all you'd like!

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby Antoine » Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:06 pm

HI,

Some riders can untwist out of a move, for ex: Back mobe to Blind.

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby switch313 » Thu Mar 05, 2009 4:47 pm

FckGravity wrote:All you need is the Flexifoil suicide leash that come with the AHPro, it has a swivel on it :D pass all you'd like!



yes but how does this solve the problem of the leash being wrapped in one direction? does it magically morph through your body because it has a swivel? dude go ride more you blatantly dont know what your chatting.................

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Re: Handlepass leash: can you only spin once in each direction?

Postby Toby » Thu Mar 05, 2009 5:33 pm

Antoine wrote:HI,

Some riders can untwist out of a move, for ex: Back mobe to Blind.


but completely in the air?


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