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There are a lot of YT videos on how to make a pivot turn - i will try to give you the simplest explanation and a few little tricks that helped me a lot.

Training period 6 months. Zero Injuries. Multiple broken rear fenders hahah

Lets go:

In my experience, the most important thing is good timing, slowly you have to develop the feel for it and once you do everything goes pretty easy.

The right way to hold the bars ( one finger always on the lever)

You must use the front brakes too.

One more good trick: body position (you have to sit on the back end of your seat) for easier control of the balance point.

Your foot on the ground should just hoover (slide) and you should never stand on it, just use it for balancing - this was my common mistake when I started training.

You should pull the handlebars backwards and not upwards, many people do this mistake.

This is the procedure:

-start the bike

-shift into 1st gear

-pull the clutch (one finger)

-sit to the rear of the bike

-press the front brake

-push the handlebars forward (compress the forks)

-and then all together (good timing) give it a little gas, seat the to rear, slowly release the clutch, pull the handlebars backwards, control the balance point with the rear brake.

There you go :)

 

The front brake is important to compress the forks for extra lift, it makes it easier to to lift the front wheel up, once it passes a certain limit - height from the ground, then it goes up easily.

The procedure is possible without the front brake but it's much harder (common beginners mistake)

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These are good flat ground tips but I always have to complete these on tight switchbacks. There you won't have a chance to brake but instead have to initiate the turn before having the bike in position. 

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Good tips! Practice makes proficiency!

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On 8/14/2019 at 2:29 AM, sorbales said:

Step 1:
Be tall. 

And trade in EXC for a 150 2T. 

Great thread and tips - thank you OP. 

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On 7/29/2019 at 3:09 AM, mikea 2 said:

These are good flat ground tips but I always have to complete these on tight switchbacks. There you won't have a chance to brake but instead have to initiate the turn before having the bike in position. 

yes, it makes sense. When you develop the rear brake reflex, everything will be easy. now i'm training slow wheliee so there will be some Tips on that

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