xrr up in third on power alone?


16 replies to this topic
  • flipt86

Posted August 26, 2006 - 09:57 PM

#1

was wondering if any of you guys who actually own a brp could settle an arguement that a friend and i have going...will a stock geared uncorked xrr bring the front end up in third without the clutch ( on power alone)? thanks :thumbsup:

  • XR4DEZ

Posted August 26, 2006 - 10:07 PM

#2

I don't use the clutch and 3rd is my favorite wheelie gear. I can only go about a block or so but even that's fun.

  • flipt86

Posted August 26, 2006 - 10:10 PM

#3

so with power alone, stock or slightly altered gearing, and maybe a tug at the bars, these bikes will come up in third? :thumbsup:

  • Fordskin

Posted August 27, 2006 - 02:48 AM

#4

This argument has been done before. It seems to be a borderline thing. Mines uncorked. If i'm going along a {flat} road in third and nail it there's no chance of lifting the wheel without yanking the bars back. Some riders say that it will just lift but mine certainly doesn't.

  • jamestoo

Posted August 27, 2006 - 02:56 AM

#5

No problem! mine will every time :thumbsup:

  • pigryder

Posted August 27, 2006 - 05:09 AM

#6

will alittle finesse I can lift it in 5th

  • 2000 xr650r

Posted August 27, 2006 - 10:59 AM

#7

No problem at all. My bike is uncorked otherwise,stock with stock gearing. In fact,my favorite wheelie gear is 4th!! I have wheelied in 5th before but that was off-road and little bumps help pop it up. All of that is done with no clutch work at all. This does get a little hard on the front tire while on pavement. When i stand it up at 55mph, by the time i hit the rev limiter (78-80mph) the front tire stops. When it comes down the front tire leave a good 5 foot black mark. I wish i knew how to post my video. My buddy and i videoed us rideing wheelies and jumping. btw, he rides a yz426f and is having trans problems in 5th gear. worn out shift forks, it pops in and out of gear. Your buddy who thinks a 650cc tourqe monster cant pop a wheelie in third gear is jealous becasue he don't own one.

  • HawkGT

Posted August 27, 2006 - 11:55 AM

#8

Just keep in mind that it's (almost) all technique. Even the folks who don't realize their doing anything special when wheelieing in this-or-that gear ARE making subtle but significant inputs.

All I'm trying to say is that just because someone says they can wheelie in a certain gear and your bike seems reluctant to do so doesn't mean there's anything wrong with your bike.

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  • pburke

Posted August 27, 2006 - 01:57 PM

#9

I think the gearing is the key question here. Bikes delivered in Australia have much taller gearing than Europe for exampe. I'm running 15-45 on my bike and there's no way in hell the bike will do a wheelie in 3rd on power alone. On the other hand, I'm getting 50mpg on a 50-50 gravel/pavement mix.

I'm about to go back to a 14 in the front, though. That slab running is boring and I'm just going to trailer the bike to where the action is and let her rip.

Peter

  • Dezrider

Posted August 27, 2006 - 02:18 PM

#10

Fourth gear too.

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  • 2000 xr650r

Posted August 27, 2006 - 04:52 PM

#11

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  • frankstr

Posted August 27, 2006 - 05:49 PM

#12

Yeh, It did it with stock gearing no problem..even easier with 14\51 gearing..
It's all about balancing too... :thumbsup:

  • GetBent

Posted August 27, 2006 - 08:29 PM

#13

i am uncorked, jetted w/ a 15tooth css. Still easy in third on throttle. I just scoot back an inch or two.

  • SniperTeamBravo

Posted August 28, 2006 - 07:54 AM

#14

My XR200 will power wheelie in 7th, no problem at all! :thumbsup: :ride:

  • rcnutt

Posted August 28, 2006 - 04:20 PM

#15

Oooooh Yeahhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!

  • azfabguy

Posted August 28, 2006 - 06:41 PM

#16

not a problem on mine either

  • PW50power

Posted August 28, 2006 - 08:38 PM

#17

well my ttr 225 can do that any day of the week with out even making an effort!!! O YA DUDE





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