pop a wheelie

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pop a wheelie

To perform a maneuver on a bicycle, motorcycle, or other vehicle in which one travels forward with the front wheel(s) raised up and the rear wheel(s) remaining on the ground. She really gets a kick out of popping wheelies on her motorcycle in front of the neighbors. He tried to pop a wheelie, but ended up falling backwards onto his back.
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pop a wheelie

To execute such a stunt.
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and the spirit sped away, popping wheelies on a damaged motorcycle
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The SrA had a history of "popping wheelies" and exceeding the speed limits.