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post #6 of (permalink) Old 12-21-2011, 09:22 PM
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Originally Posted by KIRKRIDER View Post
wear protection.
My take is that you are afraid to fall and get hurt. eliminate that and you will be more confident.
I'm going to take this advice as I was falling a lot while turning toe to heel side when going at a speed, and ended up falling on my butt resulting in a lot of bruising. Going to get some tailbone protection and just keep trying to get used to speed for my next trip.

I'm pretty sure I'm rushing those turns when I am going at speed, because if I take myself very close to perpendicular on my toe side prior to initiating turns, they go a lot smoother as I take it slowly and shift weight correctly. Hopefully I learn to deal with turning with a little bit of speed soon.
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