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Anti Overheat – Wheeling Down a Long Hill

While I was traveling through Athens, I met with quite a few obstacles that I don’t normally encounter at home. One day, I came up to this really long hill, which was the inspiration for this trick. This hill was super long and steep, but definitely wheel-able.

Here’s the technique if you don’t want to get serious rubber burns on your hands. It requires good grip strength, (something to keep in mind for the daily workout).

To start, get into a stationary wheelie, then slowly move the wheels forward to start the descent. The idea is to grip, then release, grip then release. During the release, your wheels will be free rolling down the hill. Make sure you are confident with your ability to stop yourself before you decide to roll down. The smaller the grip and release intervals, the slower and more controlled your descent will be. You don’t want to apply constant friction to slow yourself down in this type of situation because it would cause way too much heat.

Anti Overheat Video

While I was traveling through Athens, I met with quite a few obstacles that I don’t normally encounter at home. One day, I came up to this really long hill, which was the inspiration for this trick. This hill was super long and steep, but definitely wheel-able.

Here’s the technique if you don’t want to get serious rubber burns on your hands. It requires good grip strength, (something to keep in mind for the daily workout).

To start, get into a stationary wheelie, then slowly move the wheels forward to start the descent. The idea is to grip, then release, grip then release. During the release, your wheels will be free rolling down the hill. Make sure you are confident with your ability to stop yourself before you decide to roll down. The smaller the grip and release intervals, the slower and more controlled your descent will be. You don’t want to apply constant friction to slow yourself down in this type of situation because it would cause way too much heat.

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