From: M.Wiggins@ftel.co.uk (Mark Wiggins) said:
>Prompted by the skill file that Beirne posted a while back, I’ve been playing
>with the kickup mount and I was surprised to find that it’s not as hard as I’d
>thought. Within a couple of hours I’ve moved from the stage of being amazed
>when I’m successful to being annoyed when I fail.
>Anyways, the things I’ve noticed are:
>1. I find it easier if, as I stand over the uni, I rest the heel of my dominant
> foot on the tyre/rim.
>2. The foot I have most trouble with is the non-dominant under the saddle - not
> surprising 'cuz it’s got further to travel. If I watch the saddle, I’m OK.
> Maybe that’s just me being nervous about the seat missing my thigh and the
> uni going flying again (I’ve got the bruises…)
me:I haven’t read the FAQ entry on this skill recently, but I learned the kickup
with my dominant foot doing the kicking. The kicking foot is the one doing
the hard part, so my dominant foot is there. It isn’t much harder the other
way 'round, though.
John Foss email@example.com