Hey I'm trying to learn to wheelie but its really difficult even though im following all the advice ive heard on how to do them. I can pop the front up about a foot for maybe a second and a half (for about as long as 1/2 pedal revolution), but I cant lift further or keep it up longer no matter how hard i torque or lean back.
I tried doing it on my friends bike, who runs a smaller ratio, and I can at least get the front up to the balance point there. He tried it on my bike and said mine is geared to high and its impossible.
Is it really impossible with a 55t chainring and 17t cog? Should I gear it down, or should I just try harder?