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Any Pics?????

I have seen a bunch of earlier baggers packin' the front wheel,just wondered if the new frame would get air.
 

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Your gonna need a bigger woman...:)
 

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You can wheelie just about any bike but the stress, wear, and tear on wheelying a big bagger is immense. Not to mention the inevitable ungraceful "landing" when gravity makes you it's bitch.

Could I do it on my Ultra? Probably. Do I care to rip my $20,000 bike to shreds performing stunts like a 17 year old squid. Absolutely not.

You want to wheely, get a dirt bike. Or a Buell. Buell's wheelie like no other..... Not that I know from experience........
 

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You can wheelie just about any bike but the stress, wear, and tear on wheelying a big bagger is immense. Not to mention the inevitable ungraceful "landing" when gravity makes you it's bitch.

Could I do it on my Ultra? Probably. Do I care to rip my $20,000 bike to shreds performing stunts like a 17 year old squid. Absolutely not.

You want to wheely, get a dirt bike. Or a Buell. Buell's wheelie like no other..... Not that I know from experience........
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Dirt bikes are great fun for wheelies and offroad is where this behavior belongs... I lost a friend to a component failure on his gixxer 1000. He was doing a standup wheelie over 100MPH when his swingarm broke and it sent him directly into a telephone pole. That his why you shouldn't screw around on the street, there are too many variables and the littlest thing can take you out.

I lived about 1 mile from where this accident occurred, a few of my friends were riding with him called me to bring my truck and trailer because they didn't want to get back on their bikes. I saw what happened to him and I gotta say it changed me.
 

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There's no reason why the new frame won't but why would ya want to?
 

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You can wheelie just about any bike but the stress, wear, and tear on wheelying a big bagger is immense. Not to mention the inevitable ungraceful "landing" when gravity makes you it's bitch.

Could I do it on my Ultra? Probably. Do I care to rip my $20,000 bike to shreds performing stunts like a 17 year old squid. Absolutely not.

You want to wheely, get a dirt bike. Or a Buell. Buell's wheelie like no other..... Not that I know from experience........
Back in the 70's I broke the fork bearings on my 750 Water Buffalo. This cured me of doing wheelies on street bikes!
 

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Any Pics?????

I have seen a bunch of earlier baggers packin' the front wheel,just wondered if the new frame would get air.
the 09 and up are harder to wheelie than the 08 down.
a few reasons, the number one IMO is the longer wheelbase.
they seem to smoke the tire rather than wheelie....as easy...
 

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I don't want to wheelie,I just started this thread to liven things up a bit...
Just a joke to a couple of friends here...
 
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