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View Poll Results: How do you setup when hopping?
Right foot forward, right hand 28 31.11%
Right foot forward, left hand 10 11.11%
Right foot forward, two hands 3 3.33%
Left foot forward, right hand 34 37.78%
Left foot forward, left hand 15 16.67%
Left foot forward, two hands 0 0%
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Old 2004-06-16, 02:41 PM   #1
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How do you setup?

There was talk in another thread about if there was goofy-footed in unicycling or not so I figured we could do a poll.

I hop:

Right foot forward,
Right hand

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Old 2004-06-16, 02:54 PM   #2
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I'm also right handed if that has anything to do with it.

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Old 2004-06-16, 03:13 PM   #3
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but then what side do you jump to? I jump to my left side, when i watch U2, i notice that none of them do i the same as me. It also makes going to rubber from crank a bit harder, so i hear.
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Old 2004-06-16, 03:36 PM   #4
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i hop with left foot forward right hand and my favourite hopping direction is sidehop to the right.
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Old 2004-06-16, 03:47 PM   #5
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Left foot forward, right hand

Right handed

Prefer to hop to the right, but working on my left now

Goal is to get comfy hoping either side with either foot forward.
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Old 2004-06-16, 04:11 PM   #6
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oddly enogh though i hop using my left handd ( seat in) and jump with my right (seat out).

prefered hop direction - right
prefered jump direction - left

if that ain't goofy enough i don't know what is.

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Old 2004-06-16, 04:44 PM   #7
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Right foot forward
Right hand holding seat (but I'm left handed....)
Hop to left

Weird, I've observed most unicyclists hopping with right foot back, but this poll is proving exactly the opposite.
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Old 2004-06-16, 05:13 PM   #8
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Hop

I hop right foot forward ('cause I usually bail left foot forward, but i'm drinking milk!) and usually use my right hand on the saddle... But I've become comptent using the left hand as well... my right hand got a little cramped last week trying to get the left-foot forward hopping down, so I switch... Unless I'm trying to hop onto something, then I use my right hand.
As for direction, I go whichever way I need to go. Right, left, forward, back, it's all good

When i get seat out hopping, I'll let you know how I do that
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Old 2004-06-16, 05:31 PM   #9
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I'm right handed and my dominant foot is my right foot.
I hop: right hand holding whether seat in or out and right foot forwards and prefer to hop to my left. Though I find crank/pedal grabbing easier on the right! Argh! Getting better on the left hand side now.
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Old 2004-06-16, 06:12 PM   #10
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I jump best left foot forward left hand holding but I'm almost the same in either hand/either foot forward/jumping either way. I play tennis left handed, write right handed, eat left handed, bowl left handed, skip stones right handed... I don't know what I am. This post is getting complicated...
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Old 2004-06-16, 07:44 PM   #11
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right foot forward with right hand but i sidehop to the left
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Old 2004-06-16, 10:10 PM   #12
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Left foot forward, right hand on seat, hop and jump left.
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Old 2004-06-17, 07:35 AM   #13
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left foot forward, left hand , and hopping to the left, its all left seat in or seat out....... only crank grabs feel more stable to the right when my right foot is back, but i cant hop that high to the right nor can i go to rubber from a right crnk grab.
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Old 2004-06-17, 07:42 AM   #14
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is there any advantage to being ambidextrous? i dunno whether that helps with anything in this sport. i sure hope so, i need alll the help i can get

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Old 2004-06-17, 08:49 AM   #15
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Quote:
Originally posted by JVTFm
right foot forward with right hand but i sidehop to the left
Same here.
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