rchase Posted February 11, 2015 Report Share Posted February 11, 2015 No no. It's not what you think! I won't be asking how to "clutch it up" or asking for advice on how to wheelie here! Quite the opposite actually. I bought a "slightly" more powerful BMW that loves to lift the front. I discovered it's tendency to do this in rain mode being a complete gentleman on the throttle. In the interest of not becoming best friends with someone holding a black flag I have a few questions on how to minimize wheelies. 1. How can I use throttle control to minimize wheelies? 2. Is there a gear, RPM combination more prone for the front end to lift? 3. What's a good technique to "quickly and safely" put down the front end when approaching a corner or braking zone? 4. How can I use my body weight to weight the front and possibly keep the wheel on the ground? 5. I have read Keith's "steer from the rear" part of one of the twist books. I have also seen people in corners turning with only one wheel on the ground. Any extra info here on the dynamics of how that works might be helpful. Ironically after being thrown in the deep end of the pool by the bike when I was not expecting it wheelies no longer bother me. I just would like to remain as polite as possible and not get in trouble for having too much fun when it's not appropriate. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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