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Wheelie game as cops attack real wheelie

A new computer wheelie game encouraging riders to perform long wheelies comes as a Kiwi rider has caused outrage after posting YouTube footage of him performing a claimed world-first wheelie across the 1km span of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge on a Harley. The mystery Harley rider wobbles across a couple of lanes as his mates film …

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Police seek riders in stunt groups

Police seek riders in stunt groups

Riders could face prosecution for riding in groups where riders block public roads to allow others to perform a wheelie, burnout or other stunt. This follows several incidents in the USA and the most recent police chopper video from Toronto where police have threatened to fine any rider who was involved in the groups, whether …

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Wheelie record smashed on scooter

A Japanese stunt rider has smashed the world wheelie record by riding a single-cylinder 125cc Yamaha Jog scooter just over 500km on the back wheel. Masaru Abe had targeted 600km for his continuous wheelie, but suffered lower back pain after two hours and had to take painkillers to make it to 13 hours. “That was the …

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British and world trials champion Dougie Lampkin will attempt to wheelie all the way around the 60.2km Isle of Man TT course in September.

Dougie wheelies entire TT course

British and world trials champion Dougie Lampkin has become the first person to wheelie a motorcycle all the way around the 60.2km Isle of Man TT course. Many racers and visitors to the TT have pulled wheelies on the course, but none has made it the entire way around … and Dougie did it with the roads open …

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World wheelie record speed smashed

Flying Dutchman Egbert van Popta has set a new world wheelie record of 213mph (342.8km/h), smashing the previous record by 4mph (6.4km/h). Egbert had to hold his bike in the wheelie position for a kilometre at the fastest speed as you can see in the above video produced by Take van Popta. He had stunned …

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Wheelie around Isle of Man TT

British and world trials champion Dougie Lampkin will attempt to wheelie all the way around the 60.2km Isle of Man TT course in September. While Michael Dunlop this year set a lap record of 16 minutes 53.929 seconds for an average speed of 133.962mph (215.591km/h), Dougie will be doing it at about 20mph (32km/h). The …

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MBW does a wheelie in a private carpark Triumph Street Triple

Wheelie and lose wheel, licence or bike

What’s the worst thing that could happen if you pop a wheelie? You could lose the front wheel like this unfortunate guy, or you could lose your licence and your motorcycle. The video above shows a rider doing some competent stunts in the safety of what looks like a carpark. Apart from the lack of bike maintenance and …

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Gary Rothwell in record wheelie action (photo Steve McDonald).

Wheelie King defends speed record

World Wheelie King Gary Rothwell is set to again defend his world speed wheelie record at the 11th annual World Wheelie Championship set to take place in England in mid-August, 2016. The Liverpudlian set a record of 197mph (317km/h) in 2014 and topped that last year with a run of 209mph (336km/h) for a motorcycle kilometre wheelie. He will be …

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Gary Rothwell in record wheelie action (photo Steve McDonald).

Wheelie King sets new world speed record

  The new World Wheelie King, Gary Rothwell of Liverpool, has broken his own world speed wheelie record set just last month. Gary set a record of 197mph (317km/h) at the Motorcycle Wheelie World Championship in August, but last weekend he topped that with a run of 209mph (336km/h) for a motorcycle kilometre wheelie at …

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Kevin Scott and his monowheel 'Warhorse' (photo Andy Menzies)

Wacky wheels line up for speed records

The recently crowned world wheelie champion will bid for British and world speed records along with an 8000cc bike, a monowheel motorcycle, a motorised shed and a jet shopping trolley in the UK this week. The unlikely line-up will be taking part in the Straightliners automotive event at Elvington Airfield near York until Sunday September 19. …

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