Riding Technique – Wheelies by Tom Kraft

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If you have ever watched a rider who is fast and smooth you will likely notice how he can lift the front at any moment with ease. Wheelies are a useful tool to have just about anywhere, from making girls jaws drop to launching over fallen trees, they are practical, purposeful, cool to watch and if not done correctly, can sometimes get downright ugly. Other practical uses of wheeling and/or precise throttle control could be from riding into whoops, lifting the front tire to increase preload when seat bouncing, crossing a creek, wheeling through rough braking bumps and as mentioned making you look cool.