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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-31-2004, 05:57 PM Thread Starter
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Can't lift the front end up

I can't figure out how to do a wheelie. I read Nick Hill's thread and it just seems more difficult to me. I'm afraid to pop the clutch, I can see myself flying off. My 650 just doesn't have the power to life the front up. What can I do?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-31-2004, 06:09 PM
 
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maybe you need viagra :smilelol:
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maybe you need viagra :smilelol:
OUCH!!! :smilelol:

When I was learning to do it, popping the clutch...I did it alittle bit at a time..give alittle throttle, then pop it..then next time, alittle more, then pop it...it got me used to feeling how much of a jump/jerk I would get at the time. Of course, I killed the gears/clutch in my yamaha trying it that way, so it's certainly not the method of choice.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-01-2004, 05:25 PM
 
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i remember one bike i couldnt wheelie. it was a older 250. forgot what brand it was, but i dropped the clutch at 9grand and nothin. my friend had an older katana 600 and he couldnt wheelie on it. i got on and dumped the clutch and she popped up. just keep tryin. it'll come eventually.
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