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Old 10-10-06, 02:32 PM   #1
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Wheelie appreciation thread.

Okay, first off no b*tching. This is straight up. You know when you were a kid you loved it. Now that youre older, don't you like poppin a wheelie or two? I do say, my steamroller will go like no other. (although im not as refined as i used to be)
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Yes, I do.
Though, at 75 gear inches on a touring frame, I can only really get it up on speed tables.
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Yes, I do.
Though, at 75 gear inches on a touring frame, I can only really get it up on speed tables.
yeah i have the same problem, i love some wheelies though.
when i had my little 20" S&M i used to ride all over the place just rolling manuals forever...so fun.
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i like to ride wheelies.
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I can't even do a wheelie, let alone a no handed one.

Screw you Juvi-Kyle.
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Old 10-10-06, 05:20 PM   #10
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come on juvi, lets see some of those rollin.........the giro is lookin off the chain!
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So, how do you do that? Do you need a short track wheelbase and low gearing?
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Screw you Juvi-Kyle.
Yeah!! F**k you man, making us all feel incompetent!!

I gotta practice that!!
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Juvi-Kyle is the ****.

I wheelie through him, my lord and savior.
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haha, I wish I was that good. Looks like i better get to work!
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Pretty Pictures.
Why not just buy a unicycle and get it over with?
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Juvi-kyle has a 'fixie beard' too. That helps him balance better.
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Quick, someone find the 14 hipster hot buttons in Juvi's pictures...
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Quick, someone find the 14 hipster hot buttons in Juvi's pictures...
yeah man, if i see one more myspace profile pic with a potted plant in it i'm gonna freak.
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So, how do you do that? Do you need a short track wheelbase and low gearing?
not really, i do it on my bike alot like in juvi's pictures but im clipped in. I get into a trackstand, roll the wheels back a bit, lean my body back and push/pull the cranks to lift it up. when i land, the front tire skips forward since its turned sideways. i've been riding wheelies more now since i got risers, it makes it much easier to control, IMO.
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Old 10-10-06, 11:36 PM   #22
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I still want the ****ing pictures Juan
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Yes, I do.
Though, at 75 ... I can only really get it up on speed tables.
Be glad you can get it up at all.








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