(The Art of the Wheelie)
There’s no doubt about it wheelies are cool; they’ve always been cool. Not only are they cool but they also have benefits in motocross racing which we’ll see later in these riding tips. Just about anyone can master the wheelie if they understand the correct techniques and get a lot of consistence and frequent practice in. Of course the key to mastering the wheelie is balance. There is front to back balance and side to side balance. The front to back balance is controlled with body movement and the throttle and rear brake, even the clutch at first in order to get it up, the front wheel that is. Once you have it up (in the balance point range, more on this later) it’s a matter of keeping it there and keeping it straight.
Techniques for keeping it in the balance range (the balance point).
What exactly is the balance range and point? The balance range is the range relating to the angle of the height of the front wheel. If the angle goes too high (the front wheel gets