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Ok, so I have been riding for a decade now and have never had the balls to try any of this type of stuff. Having the scrambler now, I am thinking it would be fun and smart to learn how to ride like this. How would one start? dirt bike? I have never even tried to do a wheelie... just no confidence.. but I WANT to be able to handle this bike like that!!!
 

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Ok, so I have been riding for a decade now and have never had the balls to try any of this type of stuff. Having the scrambler now, I am thinking it would be fun and smart to learn how to ride like this. How would one start? dirt bike? I have never even tried to do a wheelie... just no confidence.. but I WANT to be able to handle this bike like that!!!
Having started many many years ago on dirt only I would suggest getting yourself a real beater and learn the ins and outs of riding off road. Be sure to wear good gear as well since you will fall off when off road. Not sure personally I would subject my Scrambler to that hard of off road riding though. If thats what you want to do an adventure style bike may be more suitable.
 

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Ok, so I have been riding for a decade now and have never had the balls to try any of this type of stuff. Having the scrambler now, I am thinking it would be fun and smart to learn how to ride like this. How would one start? dirt bike? I have never even tried to do a wheelie... just no confidence.. but I WANT to be able to handle this bike like that!!!
Grab a cheap trials bike, brilliant to learn all sorts of bike handling skills and you don't have to go so fast you hurt yourself ( not badly anyway). And great fun
 

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Now that I own the scrambler I can appreciate how hard is is to ride a Scrambler like this. The power is so twitchy that you lose a lot of control you have with a dedicated thumper dirt bike. And the suspension is completely terrible for off road traction and control of any kind.
 
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