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Hover over the rear brake lever while doing a wheelie. If you feel yourself going over backwards, just slam the brake and you'll be back on two wheels damn near instantly.
 

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yea i 2nd the one finger on the back brake if you feel you are going to loop out, did it once and i learned my lesson but thankfully i kinda did an awkward half backflip and landed on my head so its all good lol
 

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I never broke anything, but while goofing off on a cheap bike with 24" tires I pulled a wheely and knocked the wind out of me. My son thought it was funny.

I still do wheelys, I'm 32. And I like Fruity pebbles :D
 

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jh251 said:
sorry, I stopped doing wheelies when I was 12
You're missing an important skill in your trail-riding repertoire. I was 48 the first time I wheelied over onto my backside. Blame it on 1st time out with clipless pedals.
 

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Usually I bail on the way over - shooting the bike out in front of me, trashing the seat in the process, trying to land like a cat and typically failing, always doing it in front of an audience, and always looking stupid. Does single speed have anything to do with it?
 

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vikingtarga said:
tried to pull a wheelie on a singlespeed and fell straight on your back side cracking your tail bone??
Yes, I've tried to pull a wheelie and have fallen on my backside, but I didn't crack my tailbone (saved by the hydration pack). I don't understand what the bike being a singlespeed has to do with it, though.
 

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i twisted my knee outwards pretty good yesterday trying a wheelie in my driveway. At first i thought i wrenched it pretty bad but it loosened up a bit and when you fall off a bike what are you supposed to do??? Thats right, i went out this morning and did about 5 hrs between two different parks/trails in my area and still tried and had a couple good wheelies
 

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o man how could you ever stop blowing bubbles in your chocolate milk, and splashing through puddles, i think is allmost required to splash through puddles when mountainbiking
 
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