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I've kinda became a wheelie expert over the years there has not been but a select few quads yet that I have rode that I couldn't put on the back wheels. Hands down my 400ex is best quad for this do to a great power curve. Everyone likes to brag a little on themself so my challange is this here is a link to a website that has a video of me doing a 2 mile wheelie on my 400ex keep in mind the video is 2:17 long and the wheelie is 2 miles long that averageing about 60mph! If someone can beat it I just wanna see it cause to I date I still can't get Guiness World Records to tell what or if there is a record for a wheelie on a quad. O yea I almost had the 2 miles perfected on the Predator with the stock gearing but after I did the 13/37 combo it revs out to much in 5th and starts banging the rev limiter :( So back to the Honda to work on the 5 mile wheelie!!! Keep Rollin!!!

http://www.offroadhaven.com/videos/viewer-videos/viewer-videos.htm
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I agree that was an impressive wheelie. But a 60 mph wheelie, on asphalt, with no helmet and a 2000 pound car just feet behind you. Man, all the recipes for disaster. Either I don't have the cojones to do something like that, or I'm just not out of my mind.

Not dissing you, it was impressive.
 

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hehehe yea I know I really need my head examined for the no helmet thing but it was just one of those days. I would not advise trying this at home boys and girls. The strange thing is with me on doing wheelies I have never even put one on the rear grab bar I just have a natural feel for knowing where the balance point is and putting it there I guess I'm just real lucky about that.
 

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Put on a helmet! Other than that its pretty cool.
 

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You should go get some sponsors and a good insurance plan and go to the great wall of china. Now that would be some bad ass ****
 

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****..can somone post another link..it doesnt come up when i copy & paste it...
 

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Scott try going to http://www.offroadhaven.com then click on the video button on the left side. Then scroll down till you see viewers videos and click on that link the wheelie is the last link on the bottom of that page. If that dosen't work let me know and I will email it to you.
 

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Nice very nice
 

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Wow! I want to be able to do that, I think. I try to do a wheelie coming out of a ditch and when I got the front tires off the ground about 3’ I almost crapped my pants. My dealing tried to sell me a wheelie bar and I was thinking of something you might see on dragster cars, not a short little bar in the back, gees. lol
 

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I saw Doug Domokos wheelie and ATV across a tight rope once. That kicked but. That was right after he wheelied a dirt bike around an entire MX track.
 

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That's phat. How many light posts did you pass? That way I can judge if I've got some competition for you. So far the longest stand up wheelie I've done is 35 light posts in 3rd on my Pred. Since you cant speed shift the Pred I can't get it into 4th without the front falling and I can't seem to pop it up in 4th or 5th. I guess I need to grow bigger balls and pop the clutch in 4th or 5th to make it happen. I'd rather throttle it up since you have more controll that way. I'd hate to snap it up in 5th and end up on my back. keep up the nice wheelies and find out what the guiness record is. BTW on 400ex's I like doing slow like 1 or 2 mph wheelies, but with my pred once it is straight up like that it seems to bog a little when blipping the gas then falls down, any ideas what that's all about? Could it be a carb problem? Later
 

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It was actually two ropes parallel to one another and held the front wheel in the air.
 

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not sure on the light post I will have to count it out some time but I have now accomplished this same run on my Predator and yes you can shhift the Predator into 4th and 5th on the back wheels it just takes some know how. Personally on a long wheelie ride like these I like to lift in no gear lower than 3rd due to the fact that its easy to control the quad with hp than torque. As far as to the bogging out I'm not sure on this prob yet but I have ran into it myself and belive me there is nothing fun about having your motor cut out on you at 60+ mph on your back wheels :0.

Till next time keep the front end in the sky and a leg hung out to steer it with.
 

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I have not really tried on pavement, but I have had some 1+ mile wheelies on my old 85 atc 250R. That bike just couldn't keep the nose on the ground. AS for the Predator, I now have enough power to heave the front end in the air in 4th, and have been working on a 1.65 mile long dirt road. I used to do it easily on the 250, but the Predator is more of a challenge. My stock gearing doesn't seem to hurt, just the bike spinning the tires in 5th. I'll have to go find a stretch of pavement, a video camer, and send you the shoot.
I agree there is just a feel one has to have to ride a wheelie, and by the way you can ride one. Please just wear the helmet, your work ought to be reminder enough. LOL
 

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Liked the wheely. The longest I have rode a wheely is almost a mile in front of my house on the rode in 5th. I can also ride a slow wheely in 1st for about the same distance but it takes forever to get there which kinda makes it more impressive. The reason I can't ride it any farther is because the of a stop sign, which would suck to blow through and hit a car. Also, the bogging you guys are talking about is that when the motor isn't turning enough RPMs the fuel in the carburator bowl is at the back of the bowl away from the jet making it sputter. The reason it doesn't do this at higher speeds is that the suction in the carb is greater forcing the fuel in the jet anyway. Just thought I would clear this up. Also, RusureItsaPolaris, If you ever go to Little Sahara in Oklahoma, contact me, I would like to ride with you there, see if you can keep up. Ha Ha.
 
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