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    Senior Member scotti158's Avatar
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    Is 54 Yrs. Old Too Old to Re-learn.....

    Wheelies! Been wanting to do this for awhile now. Been watching trials riders riding slow wheelies forever on Youtube and I was decent on my KLR a few years back but never learned the slow, controlled wheelie, just acceleration wheelies. This video was a few of my practice wheelies. Lots of room for improvement.

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    2002 Yamaha RoadStar 1600 with sidecar

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    Never too late to teach an old dog new tricks!!

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    Say's video is private, can't view.
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    To old to use a computer.... lol (I really wanted to see it too)..
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    I though I was too old at 69. but I wasn't. Started again a year and a half ago. Not wheelies. Enjoying the hell out out of it.

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    Love it. I can see the video fine.

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    Nice practicing!
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    Well that's 1000% better than me. I can only do them accidentally at the stop lights. Very embarrassing..
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    2007 Kawasaki Ninja 650R (sold) Fun for a year, then mega garage DUST collector
    1985 Honda CB650SC Nighthawk (sold) FUN - but became a dust collector
    1984 Honda CB450SC Nighthawk (sold) Primary transportation for almost 5 years
    Various other 2 wheel rolling junk not worthy of mention....

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    Some must watch while others must sleep.
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    I am afraid to let them go any where near as long as you do. I pop up, go a few feet and back down. Of course I am on asphalt......and I am a lot older than you are.
    Long live the internal combustion engine!

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