CHECK THIS OUT: the world's fastest stoppie - set by American rider Kane Friesen he kept the back wheel up for 270 metres at 137mph.It's all impressive stuff, apart from the usual Americanisms.But there's no getting away from the fact that Friesen
Luc Besson's cult film, Taxi, features this clip at the start. It's an annoying end-edit (because it's an obvious edit) but it's still a nice idea...
Stoppies, while being as easy as wheelies, are much harder to save if it all starts to go wrong. Consequently, even after you know the theory of how to do one, you need more bottle and confidence to practice than you do to pop the odd wheelie
PIZZA DELIVERY RIDERS: Crap pay, long hours, working in all weathers. You can't blame them for having a bit of fun every once in a while, can you?Not sure I'd much fancy the contents of his delivery box now though.
to show off in public then for God's sake practise somewhere else first.Watch as our intrepid dark-visored friend makes a complete arse of himself, in what looks like a poor attempt at a stoppie.The bike went a long way though, eh?
pretty extraordinary things." In 2003, Craig Jones set the world's longest solo stoppie record of 225 metres on his Buell and the very next year he beat his own record by reaching a staggering 266 metres on the Buell Firebolt. If bikes were sold purely
AMERICA, land of the free. Land of the hit-and-run driver more like. Be careful where you do your stoppie though, a blind bend might not be just the best place in the world to sharpen up those skills... http://www.yikers.com/video_suv_takes_out_stunting_biker.html
Obviously, all this makes perfect sense...
FALLING OFF'S never a nice experience, especially if you hurt yourself, so we feel for this poor sod following his failed stoppie.But check his mate's advice "come on buddy, move" followed by "don't move".Would you listen to the words of stunt rider
In my youth I used to spend hours with my mates pulling stoppies on our mountain bikes and then proceeding to hop on the front wheel for as long as we could or replicating the tricks we'd see our trials heroes perform.But the idea of doing this on a
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