Stylin' wheelie

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Baldy, Jul 26, 2001.

  1. Baldy

    Baldy Founder of ADV Administrator

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    Can anyone top this? (It's a Cagiva Navigator with Suzuki's 1000cc v-twin.) Better start working on your finesse.

    Baldy
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  2. Ulrich

    Ulrich Adventurer

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    very nice,
    and it solves a lot of problems discussed here:
    1) which tire to use (cuts down 50% of tire costs)
    2) integrated brakes (fully integrated in the rear wheel)
    3) seat-pain (maybe get some knee pads)
    it also allows for greater visibility
    so many arguments, one wonders why it is not becoming a required style to ride
    ulrich:eek2
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  3. Arbey Canuck

    Arbey Canuck Ageless Adventurer

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    Hey Baldy ... nice pic!!! But we need to consider at least 2 different aspects when judging wheelies!!! Doing wheelies on this baby is far less challenging than on the GS ... but yes ... the form is awesome!!!!!

    Perfect form on bike that are made for wheelies ... and just plain getting a wheel up on bikes not made for wheelies!!!

    I want a pic of cRaSH doing a wheelie on the most improbable bike out there ... help me out ... what should it be???
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  4. Baldy

    Baldy Founder of ADV Administrator

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    I'm here to serve...

    Baldy
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  5. Arbey Canuck

    Arbey Canuck Ageless Adventurer

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    And 'serve' you do!!! I like pics ... lots and lots of pics!!!

    Again ... amazing how every GS wheelie pic shows the front wheel turned to the right ... offsetting that lean to the left thing!!!!

    Hard bike to wheelie in a narrow space and go a long way with!!!!
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  6. Baldy

    Baldy Founder of ADV Administrator

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    This is the first time I've found myself using the words "Gold Wing" and adventure in the same sentence.
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  7. TCAir

    TCAir n00b

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    I have done that before by accident. That is no laughing matter...unless you get to walk away from it without the owner catching you!

    TC Air
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