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How to do a track stand?

I want to be able to do a track stand. I can almost come to a halt on my bike without taking my shoes out the cleats - but not quite. In theory, on a fixed wheel it should be easier, but I can't ...
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What factors influence how easy it is to track-stand a bike?

What are the characteristics of a bike that make it easy or hard to track stand on? I have tried track standing on multiple different bikes and they are all dramatically different in terms of how ...
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Doing track stand while sitting?

I have been trying to do "track stands" while sitting down. Standing up makes it harder to balance and doesnt feel right. Is it possible to do a track stand while sitting down? Should I just stop ...
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Which foot to put forward when coasting or track-standing?

I am mostly concerned about track-stand here, because it requires much balance, so the question on "which foot to put forward" seems important enough. This tutorial says "stand up with your strong ...
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When does a trackstand "officially" ends (or how to measure its duration?)

Trackstands (a trick in which a rider, usually on a fixed-gear bike, keeps balanced with zero speed, by pedalling back and forth with minimum displacement) can be employed either on the track or on ...