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Hi All,

Im new to jumping mtbs, Im 40 and 270lbs. I used to jump bmx in my teens but have basically stopped biking since then, until I picked up biking again last may.

I have been riding trails alot since june and have come to a conclusion that I should add jumping to my skills. Ive tried a couple of small jumps and I cleared them fine, however I seem to blur everything out the moment I get in the air, and seem to get back full vision when I land.

Anyone experience this? I dont remember having this experience when I used to jump bmx way back when.
 

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Sure it 's going to be different. Back when you were probably lighter. So under the max for energy transfer through space.
Now your volume is more so you tear a whole in the time space continuum.
Not enough speed to really do more than fuzz out a bit.
No worries.
 

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Hi All,

Im new to jumping mtbs, Im 40 and 270lbs. I used to jump bmx in my teens but have basically stopped biking since then, until I picked up biking again last may.

I have been riding trails alot since june and have come to a conclusion that I should add jumping to my skills. Ive tried a couple of small jumps and I cleared them fine, however I seem to blur everything out the moment I get in the air, and seem to get back full vision when I land.

Anyone experience this? I dont remember having this experience when I used to jump bmx way back when.
I experienced exactly that when I first started going over drops--one drop in particular at the bottom of one of my regular trails. After a while I started to be able to discern more detail, and now I experience the whole thing, drops and jumps both. I think it's just a matter of your brain getting used to the experience and parsing it into the important components.
 

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Right, thanks guys, Ill just keep on doing it then til the brain gets used to the motions enough that I can process more allowing me to not blur out the whole experience.
 
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