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I am by no means a wheelie expert, but I tried the same thing Rocky did for a while, it doesn't work. I'd say Gresh probably felt like he was further off the ground than he really was the same way people feel like they are leaning over a long way in a bend while most of the time they really aren't.
Well, I didn't want to say that, but I was thinking it :spin

Clutch ups are the way to go anyway... from everything I've read, heard and learned, they are much safer.
 

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I am by no means a wheelie expert, but I tried the same thing Rocky did for a while, it doesn't work. I'd say Gresh probably felt like he was further off the ground than he really was the same way people feel like they are leaning over a long way in a bend while most of the time they really aren't.
Youre probably right! I still know I got high up though!

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Something for off the public roads in my opinion.

Not my thing, but whatever rocks your boat I suppose.
 

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Lol... you and your bike are tiny!
 

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I have been doing wheelies on my CBX pretty easily from first gear no clutch only raw power. I do it by raising the rpms to about 4500 then cut the throttle to preload the forks the open the throttle fast pull on the bars and up she goes.
 

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I have been doing wheelies on my CBX pretty easily from first gear no clutch only raw power. I do it by raising the rpms to about 4500 then cut the throttle to preload the forks the open the throttle fast pull on the bars and up she goes.
Pretty much how i do it

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I have been doing wheelies on my CBX pretty easily from first gear no clutch only raw power. I do it by raising the rpms to about 4500 then cut the throttle to preload the forks the open the throttle fast pull on the bars and up she goes.
That is going to put a lot of pressure on your drive train...clutch it up, easier, safer, and less damaging.
 

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So tempting to walk outside and practise a clutch up right now, but I'm at work so I'll refrain from being embarassed in front of my staff :p
 
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