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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.

wheelie

verb
See wheely

pop a wheelie

To execute such a stunt.
See also: pop, wheelie
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Therefore, anti wheelie squads nabbed 5 youth from different city roads and locked them behind bars.
The police had obtained surety bonds from 35 workshops involved in modification of motorcycles for wheelie and from people who were charged with the traffic violation last year, but to no avail.
When confronted, the defendant pulled a wheelie and deliberately drove over the foot of one of the officers.
This is because there are a number of risks involved in performing wheelies in public spaces.
I would like to ask David would he still love his wheelie if he was in my position?
And Rab Stewart can't believe someone was cruel enough to tie his new pal inside a plastic bag and chuck him in a wheelie bin like a piece of rubbish.
THE good residents of Harborne (and some other suburbs of Birmingham) have had wheelie bins foisted on them recently for a so-called pilot study.
Although the capital police had issued a warning that violators of ban on wheelie would be dealt with iron hand, a number of motor bike riders were observed doing the stunt on different roads such as Seventh Avenue, Ninth Avenue, I.J.
During the drive, anti wheelie squads nabbed 25 accused from different city roads on charge of one-wheeling and rash driving during last one week.
But, in the main, wheelies are an effective method of meeting green objectives in local government, and I hope that Birmingham will adopt their general use.
Wheelie and screeching not only hindered traffic flow but also posed serious threats to the lives of pedestrians and other road users.
Therefore, anti wheelie squads nabbed motorcyclist Zeeshan from Madani Chowk Samanabad, Shamoon, Kamran, Abid and Qasim from Sammundri Road near D-Type Colony Bridge while biker Umar was arrested from Gumti Chowk.
Spokesman of City Traffic Police said that on the special directives of Chief Traffic Officer (CTO), a vigorous campaign was launched against wheelies without any discrimination.
Summary: Hollandi said he will finish the 60-km wheelie in one hour at a speed between 60 to 80kmph
Dear Editor, The good residents of Harborne (and some other suburbs of Birmingham) have had wheelie bins foisted on them recently (whether we like it or not!), for a so-called "pilot study".