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Old 04-02-2008, 09:47 PM   #1
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CANT FIND BALANCE POINT!!!

damnit.. its me off.

anyone wanna help me learn to wheelie on my Xr50 with 108cc kit?

everytime i get it up, it falls to one side. I try to keep my body centered, but it always falls to the left or right. I can power wheelie decently far, but runs out of gear quick. Cant seem to find the balance point.. Once i find that, i should be good.

unless wheelieing a stock xr is impossible.. I know i need bars, and better throttle - (mine sucks)
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Old 04-02-2008, 10:03 PM   #2
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keep you back brake covered and when it feels like it's about to fall over backward and you get that oh feeling, lightly touch the brake to bring the front back down a little bit. you can also find it by putting your feet on the ground and picking up the front end using the throttle. then you can see about how far up BP is
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Old 04-02-2008, 11:08 PM   #3
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Word. I believe I need a new brake lever. Mine is either bent it, or the motor is in the way.

I def need new bars! My leg keeps hitting the bar, and my throttle is horrible. Not smooth at all. And half the time it gets stuck! So if anyone has a stock throttle, ill be happy to buy it from you (can't afford new bbk setup rite now)

Also needs a new tube. Mine on me earlier (what i get for using a patched tube).

But yah, I keep putting my feet down! Sucks
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Old 04-02-2008, 11:12 PM   #4
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sounds like your bike needs a make out

if you have a knobbie that will cause the side to side
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Old 04-02-2008, 11:25 PM   #5
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I put a street tire on last night (thanks Clayton)


My bike needs a make over for sure. But eh. 03 xr50 with 108cc motor, and I basicly got it for nothing... not complaining lol.
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Old 04-02-2008, 11:59 PM   #6
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make out wtf ... typing on forums and talking to people dominates me

hopefully we can get some seat time this weekend and you can roll out
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Old 04-03-2008, 07:37 AM   #7
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damnit.. its me off.

anyone wanna help me learn to wheelie on my Xr50 with 108cc kit?

everytime i get it up, it falls to one side. I try to keep my body centered, but it always falls to the left or right. I can power wheelie decently far, but runs out of gear quick. Cant seem to find the balance point.. Once i find that, i should be good.

unless wheelieing a stock xr is impossible.. I know i need bars, and better throttle - (mine sucks)
Try scooting forward and backward on the seat. It seems like there's always a spot that works best. And if your throttle's all wonky. . . Make sure you're looking at the horizon, not down at the bars or ground. And go hang out with Mekrew; he's the bestest wheelie coach on the planet.
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Old 04-03-2008, 01:34 PM   #8
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I've tried moving around to diff seat positions.. I just always seem to put my feet down when it feels like its gonna loop. If I had a hand brake, it would be easier I'm sure...

I need some instruction also.. Hopefully ill be able to make the next fiddy meet
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no hand brake is needed .... you have one right there under your right foot

i think we are going to ride sunday, ill let you know i need to get some more seat time myself

im sure when your at that point where you "feel" like your going to loop it your really right where you need to be
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Old 04-03-2008, 01:43 PM   #10
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And stoppies just don't work. Seems like the brake isn't good enough. I heard there is a mod you can do, but can't find it online anywhere
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take your front wheel off and just use some sandpaper on the brake pads and inside the rim where the brakes grab to remove all the old excess brake dust. give that a shot.

check your pads while your at it. maybe you need to tighten your brakes also
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I had a real hard time keeping the bike up when i had the stock handle bars. Change that up and im sure you will get bp no problem
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^^ word. .


I tried tighting my front brake, but all it did was lock it up.. I need pegs on it too, but time will fix all that.. I need new bars bad, along with throttle. Its so hard to turn, and has so much play in it.
I want to get the full BBK kit, with everything. Unless someone has extra stuff they wana sell. If so, pm me!
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Old 04-04-2008, 07:32 PM   #14
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I put a street tire on last night (thanks Clayton)


My bike needs a make over for sure. But eh. 03 xr50 with 108cc motor, and I basicly got it for nothing... not complaining lol.
i got your back dawg. u coming over tonight? we can work on that BP when it stops raining. my bike is almost done
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