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My First Stoppie and important info before u try.

Ok so it probalby was oinly a few inches up, but it came up and made the cool suspension sound they make coming back down.. i was happy.. did a few more.... Then tried it in a diffrenet spot.. the road wasnt that smooth.... DONT DO EM ON ROUGH ROADS.


U need a smooth road thats not brand new with oils.... but smooth provides traction... on the rough road the brakes locked nad the tire squirmed....not a very confident feeling.. my legs went stright out and i let off and it came down ok, but scary....

Moral.. USE GOOD ROADS.. Smooth but at least a few monthes old with decnet traffic so u get the mostgrip u can.

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It's not a good idea to do them in a parking lot either...when I was practicing earlier this year I hit a slick spot, and my front tire slid...I didn't crash but I learned a quick lesson.


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It's not a good idea to do them in a parking lot either...when I was practicing earlier this year I hit a slick spot, and my front tire slid...I didn't crash but I learned a quick lesson.

You mean like, "I've crashed enough that I ought to know better than to even be trying this?"
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Another good way to not F up your bike by doing stoppies is to NOT DO THEM.



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You should practice going toward a big wall this way you will never go over.
Just Kidding. It is a rediculas stunt as it is to me. It looks cool but even the ones who have done it a lot screw up.

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My buddy (who doesn't ride anymore...but anyway...) had one come up just a little too far on him. The result: huge softball sized burn on his leg from the hot ass exhaust. OUCH.



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The stoppies gone wrong go wrong REALLY bad!




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Did a few littles ones on a katana, none since. Too much risk to reward for me now. Guess im old now.

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Did a few littles ones on a katana, none since. Too much risk to reward for me now. Guess im old now.
I did little one to show off persay...but not awesome ones.


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Me neither... especially when I get a chopper... .now that would be a sight to see...




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Me neither... especially when I get a chopper... .now that would be a sight to see...
You would be 8 feet in the air

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Me neither... especially when I get a chopper... .now that would be a sight to see...
that would just be wrong.


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Me neither... especially when I get a chopper... .now that would be a sight to see...

I would pay to see a chopper on standing on the front wheel. THAT would be killer.



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You would be 8 feet in the air
Yeah no doubt!!! Could you imagine when the handlebars turn and I go flying!




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Race tires definately help, the Pirelli Supercorsa (supersoft) is a really good one, can stoppie in the rain with that puppy
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Race tires definately help, the Pirelli Supercorsa (supersoft) is a really good one, can stoppie in the rain with that puppy

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Me neither... especially when I get a chopper... .now that would be a sight to see...
Stoppie????
You could see how many feet you can slide the front tire before dumping it.

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