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Met a 1800 rider today out on the road,as well as other observations between his and my 1500,the guy insists his 1800 wheelies equally as good as a 1500.....nearly qued for cigarettes,.....my question to you stunt boys ,can it be done as effectively as displayed by all and sundry sports bikes as claimed by myroadside companion,and if so will said machine then be fit for theknackers yard due to the enormous loading at the final drive and peripharel components,as i recall the ss titanic broke into half as it decended into the murky depths , to much weight and no support

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skyski wrote:
Met a 1800 rider today out on the road,as well as other observations between his and my 1500,the guy insists his 1800 wheelies equally as good as a 1500.....nearly qued for cigarettes,.....my question to you stunt boys ,can it be done as effectively as displayed by all and sundry sports bikes as claimed by myroadside companion,and if so will said machine then be fit for theknackers yard due to the enormous loading at the final drive and peripharel components,as i recall the ss titanic broke into half as it decended into the murky depths , to much weight and no support

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Bob K.
:whip:Nah it's easy, I do it all the time, just wind her up and dump the clutch!:whip:

It doesget a bit heavy on top of you afterwards.
 

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Ah but has anyone pulled a decent wheelie on a 1200. I am quite partial on pulling wheelies on other bikes, (my brother would kill me if I pulled one on his Huyabusa even though it begs for one every time you start it). However I have nevver dropped the clutch on even tried to pull up my 1200 and I somehow think it would be futile to try.

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I don't think it would be impossible, I managed a little front wheel hop unintentionally when punching hard getting onto a freeway from a standing stop. It was an SEI which has a bit more poop, but it did lift the wheel enough to feel it drop backgoing into second while wound up pretty tight. I wouldn't do it intentionally, too old and the bike and I are too heavy! A screwup would be more than I'd want to pay for.
 

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Verdayne aka Wingnut wrote:
I see that the exhaust makes great stablizers for an 1800 when doing wheelies, keeps the bike from falling over while on a wheelie. Athough I have brought the front wheel off the ground with my 1100, it was accidental when I first got it, and I would not do it intentionally with such a heavy bike. We all know that all GoldWings have a lot of power, regardless of year, yet they were not designed as stunt bikes. If I wanted to do stunts, I would get an old CB750 or something similar for that. But some people have more money than sense, so to each his own.:D

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So, do you think that idiot owns the bike, or is it stolen and they are tearing it up for the camera.
 

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I don't know if he owns it or not but he sure doesn't respect it. He could own it some folks have more dollars than sense.
 
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