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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 11:18 AM Thread Starter
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The Wheelie Machine

Saw this on another board, looks like a cool idea. Appears to be a dyno-trailer with the rear axle locked into place and a stap on the front wheel to prevent looping it. Something like this seems like it'd be great to practice on.

I'm such a pansy on my bike about even attempting to lift the front wheel for fear of an expensive and potentially painful learning experience. I did one once on the Ninja 250 (no shit) and scared the crap outa myself.

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 11:58 AM
 
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that thing looks like fun. Looks like I'll need a bike that can do a wheelie first
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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 12:32 PM
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Jeff:

Heres an idea, you buy/make the wheelie machine and I will come over to practice doing wheelies....

Sounds like a damn good plan to me.
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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 01:23 PM Thread Starter
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Sure $40 for a 20-minute session, anyone else coming over?

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$40 for 20 min? Sure why not. You got room for it in that garage of yours?

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If I sell my car.... I wonder how much it would cost to make/run on of these things....hmmmm....

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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 10:28 PM
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that's pretty cool.
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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-30-2005, 09:57 AM
 
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i'd try it. looks like fun
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-30-2005, 10:11 AM
 
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that's pretty sweet. i wish i had one of those in my backyard. but with the way Elgin is, i wouldn't be surprised if it got stolen on the first night. lol.
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that's pretty sweet. i wish i had one of those in my backyard. but with the way Elgin is, i wouldn't be surprised if it got stolen on the first night. lol.
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I remember seeing that on Two Wheel Tuesday on Speed. Great way to make some cash! I'd do it once.
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