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Old 11-06-2012, 09:49 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I haven't tried this on my speedmaster, as I don't thrash my machines or risk my safety anymore, but I could rev the engine, dump the clutch while pulling up on the handlebars and having my butt in the passenger seat and wheelie any bike of the day at one time.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:02 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I suppose if you wanna call a little bounce of the tire a wheely then a wheely is remotly possible on a ba or sm if you wanna remove a few k off the life of the motor and destroy the clutch in the process. Otherwise I gotta say bull$hit to the last response as well.
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:34 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Slipping the clutch FOOLS bike into thinking its got deeper gearing !

Ya just have try not to do to much , unless ya like to replace clutch alot !
I don't doubt you could do it with the clutch, but I took the 'million dollar challenge' to be doing it on engine alone. That would be a challenge...hence the thought of gearing the wee out of it to help.
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:50 PM   #24 (permalink)
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spunebil im sure you got some friends that would take a pic or video. haha. i'm just curious, because i have had no luck. i've been pullin' wheelies my whole life on dirtbikes and street bikes but never been able to on the speedy.
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Old 11-07-2012, 04:34 PM   #25 (permalink)
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spunebil im sure you got some friends that would take a pic or video. haha. i'm just curious, because i have had no luck. i've been pullin' wheelies my whole life on dirtbikes and street bikes but never been able to on the speedy.

That's because it can't be done on a heavy underpowered bike like a ba or sm.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:44 PM   #26 (permalink)
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That's because it can't be done on a heavy underpowered bike like a ba or sm.
exactly. that's what i'm trying to say. but he seems to be implying that he can so i want to see it.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:46 PM   #27 (permalink)
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exactly. that's what i'm trying to say. but he seems to be implying that he can so i want to see it.
I wanna see it too but I know we arent going to.
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:12 PM   #28 (permalink)
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I wouldn't have the skill to get the front end up for what would be considered an even remotely graceful wheelie. It would look more like a small bomb went off under the front wheel.
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:18 AM   #29 (permalink)
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I was doing a burnout and front came up as tyre started to grab , slipped clutch to keep it up and when done , friends wanted to see it again and I thought about it but declined as I prefer to ride more than replaceing parts !

While it.is possible , I don't recommend it !
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Old 11-08-2012, 07:53 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Amen! is this thread over know? lol
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