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I know this sounds stupid but any trick of keeping the front end up.. I can do it fine on my girls 350 but for some reason I cant on my 700.. I know I know. Its not hard to get it up but it seems like the balancing point is way back.. Ive already gone through 2 rear bars from landing too hard on it. But thats just giving it gas.. I dont use the clutch at all. Should I try to clutch it? You can all make fun of me. Cause I do.
 

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try a little viagra,j/k
are you in first when you loop it? if so try second, it's all in throtle control. :thumbsup:
 

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the last one was in second. the only problem is the tires start spinning, then out of no where it gets traction and then goes up fast. Still new to the fuel injection.. Thanks.. And Ill talk to my doctor about the viagra. hopefully it will work. :thumbsup:
 

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yeah there's a lot more power over the 350 so its real easy to spin. you can go 1st or 2nd depending how fast you want to be going during the wheelie. it also helps to sometimes give a little push down on the handle bars before you gas it to have the suspensions momentum to bring up the front end. i would stay away from clutching it. there's plenty of torque to get the machine up.
 

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Cool thanks, i figured i didnt need to clutch it.
 

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I do slow wheelies with a stock raptor...well except for rear grab bar...I do them in first gear sitting down or standing on the grab bar and wheelie as fast as someone would walk...Its all in Throttle control and Rear brake.... And there are at least 3 balance points
 

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3rd and 4th gear wheelies are a rush with paddles in the sand.

Its all about ballance. I havent mastered it, but am having a ton of fun doin it!!!!
 

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Wheelies in third to fourth no clutch just bounce and lean back and than its just all about ballance, Im only 170lbs.
 

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wheelies in 4th u just need to pre-load your front shocks and lay on the throttle and she'll come up nicely and im 250lbs....hehe i crashed doing that on pavement in shorts and a t-shirt...thats why im trying to master slow wheeiles...(and slow wheeleis are better for pictures :p and takes alot more control)
 

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I like to get em between 1st and 2nd, and between 2nd and 3rd. I've found that the further back the better (when sitting). I see dudes roll all the way up a dune and then all the way down and I'm just like,"one day ...one day" ;)
 

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Im still chicken shit to do it in 4th, but im learning fast.. it is a big machine compared to what im use to. Slowly but surely :thumbsup:
 

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06RAPPY700R said:
Im still chicken shit to do it in 4th, but im learning fast.. it is a big machine compared to what im use to. Slowly but surely :thumbsup:
No crap! I don't even wheely my 10 speed in 4th! :slap:
 

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I neverm tried to wheelie in 3rd on any of my other bikes, but dumbass me tried it on the raptor a week after I bought it, flipped and hamburgered my back and still feeling it to this day 2 months later.
 

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Yep Same here. Thats why i wanted to know if there was some trick. I already broke two rear rebel racing grab bars cause I land too hard on it... ooops. :mad:
 

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ive been working on it, im new at it so i suck :lol:

i 1st tried by goin up this slightly inclined hill by standing up (feet on the pegs, not on my knees) and practiced in 1st, just by poping it up and getting use to the feel, then the next time i was at my neighbors driveway (long and hes only up a few times a year) and i would be in 2nd and pick up and gas it.

thats all ive got so far, and last time we went riding since it was warm out, we went to this gravel pit, fun place to mess around at, and i worked on jumping it.

i honestly dont worry about me getting hurt, its the fact that its brand new and i dont wanna mess it all up,

i was practicing the jumps, and i ended up landing on my back wheels only into a wheelie, so that got me nervouse a little lol

and this one hil i would just come up and ride into a wheelie, well the 1st time i tired it there i ended up bringing it up to high for my comfort lol

anyways ill hopefully master it one day, it looks easier then done :lol:
 

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If it were too easy or too safe it would'nt be too fun anymore. ;)
 

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just remember to keep very concious thought where your thumb is,ie: throttle.. :thumbsup:
 

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Ya and equally important is the brake.
Hey loose, off the topic, is that a p-231 space modulator in your pic? Thats pretty sweet.
 
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