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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.
See also: pop, wheelie

wheelie

The act or instance of raising up the front wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle while the rear wheel stays on the ground, either while continuing to ride, or, less commonly, remaining stationary. He tried to do a wheelie, but ended up falling backwards onto his back. She really gets a kick out of popping wheelies on her motorcycle in front of the neighbors.

wheely

and wheelie
n. an act of rearing up on a bike or motorcycle, balancing on the rear wheel. The kid did a wheelie and scared his mother to death.

wheelie

verb
See wheely

pop a wheelie

To execute such a stunt.
See also: pop, wheelie
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City traffic police said here on Monday that on the special directives of Chief Traffic Officer (CTO), a vigorous campaign was launched against wheelies without any discrimination.
In addition to erecting police pickets and sealing roads, reinforcements were called from Attock district to assist the police to check wheelie in the cantonment area during first two days of Eid.
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However, defence lawyer Islam Ghunaim claimed, during an appeal hearing, his client could not have pulled a wheelie because he was less than a metre away from the policeman.
The DIG Operations said that cooperation of parents was must to curb the practice of doing wheelie.
They explained how a classic wheelie bin can be a helpful climbing tool for would-be criminals.
He appealed to the parents to help the police check wheelie and save their children from life threatening game.
A man was captured on camera doing wheelies in a motorized shopping trolley in the streets of Adelaide, Australia.
Please ensure that your wheelie bin lids are fully closed, as raised lids may result in bins not being emptied due to the risk of causing damage to the bins and vehicles.
It would mean that wheelie bins become a thing of the past, with sensors ensuring a rubbish truck is sent out to empty the rubbish when the chambers fill up.
It should have been an open and shut case when John Silcock moved to a new house and discovered there were no wheelie bins.
A THIEF who twice loaded a wheelie bin full of rugs and walked out of a store without paying has been jailed for six months.
MULTAN -- Police have arrested 106 motorcyclists for doing wheelie and other traffic rules violation during a crack down against them.
POLICE are reminding residents across Sunderland and South Tyneside to keep their wheelie bin safe from vandals in the run-up to bonfire night.
MORE than 90 arson attacks involving wheelie bins and rubbish have been tackled by fire crews across Merseyside in the last fortnight.