STUNTIN’ 101

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This is for entertainment purposes only.  Please do not try or attempt any of the motorcycle methods described below.  Street Life Promotions and or its affiliates are not responsible for any injury or claims.  See our Terms of Use for more details.

“Names and Definitions”

stuntin101Switch Back:

Rider turns body backwards on motorcycle and proceeds to ride motorcycle at varying speeds, either seated on the gas tank or in the drivers seat, feet on apposed foot pegs and left hand on the throttle.

Circle Wheelie:

Wheelie while driving in a circle motion. Often performed at a low rate of speed, with bike being slanted the way the circle wheelie is turning.

The Stoppie:

A stoppie is a motorcycle maneuver performed by a skilled rider to stop a moving motorcycle so the rear wheel is raised in the air while the machine is balanced on the front tire.

Wheelie:

A wheelie is a motorcycle maneuver performed by a skilled rider to raise the front wheel off the ground and ride only on the rear wheel.

12 O’clock Wheelie:

Wheelie that is straight up and down. This wheelie is beyond the balance point, and back brake must be used in order not to flip over backwards. Stunters commonly scrape the taillight and/or have a scrape bar to protect the tail-light and fairings.

Ape Hanger:

Wheelie Straight up and down, put the bike on bar, release your legs, and drag legs on the ground behind bike while moving.

Boston Strangler:

A single Heel Clicker performed from the Can-Can position.

Can-Can Wheelie:

Rider performs wheelie while standing up on the foot pegs with one foot stretch out and crossing the front of the rider’s body to apposite side.

Coaster Wheelie:

Stunt performed by getting bike above balance point while pulling in the clutch. Rider must only use rear brake to control speed and balance point.

Combo Wheelie:

Wheelie that includes multiple maneuvers while on one wheel.

Crossed-Up Wheelie:

Similar to a High Chair Wheelie (see below), except legs are crossed over each other.  This trick is performed by sitting on the gas tank, and having legs over windscreen and/or handlebars.  This term can be also performed while in a stoppie and burnout.

Double Can-Can:

Two feet outstretched on the same side of the bike.

360 Stoppie:

Doing a stoppie, and then proceed to turn the bike 360 degrees while still on the front wheel.

Fender Grab Wheelie:

Rider performs wheelie while standing up left foot on left foot peg, right foot in seat while reaching over with left hand and touching or grabbing the front fender.

Highchair Stoppie:

Similar to a Crossed-Up Stoppie, except legs are straight, and not crossed over each other.  This trick is performed by sitting on the gas tank, and having legs over windscreen and/or handlebars.  This term can be also performed while in a wheelie and burnout.

Flamingo Wheelie:

This stunt is performed by standing on the seat of the bike, and placing one leg in the air straight behind the bike.

No Footed Stoppie:

Rider performs a Rolling Stoppie with feet stretch out to the sides.

Frog Wheelie:

This stunt is performed by standing on the tank while doing a wheelie.

No Handed Highchair Stoppie:

Rider performs a Highchair Rolling Stoppie with no hands on handle bar, and using the ankle to work the front brake.

Heel Clicker:

Both heels are touched in front of the headlight from a standard seating position.  This is performed from the seat and from the gas tank.

One Handed Rolling Stoppie:

Rider performs a Rolling Stoppie with only the right or left hand on handle bar.

Highchair Wheelie:

Similar to a Crossed-Up Wheelie (see above), except legs are straight, and not crossed over each other.  This trick is performed by sitting on the gas tank, and having legs over windscreen and/or handlebars. This term can be also performed while in a stoppie and burnout.

Christ Air:

Rider stands on gas tank, or seat, either with arms stretched out in Christ formation or just hanging to rider’s sides, while motorcycle is rolling.

Highchair Scrape:

This trick is performed by sitting on the gas tank, and having legs over windscreen and/or handlebars. Rider gets wheelie over balance point and proceeds to drag 12 bar or taillight.

Crossed Up:

Rider sits on gas tank with legs and feet over the windshield either with ankles crossed or not while riding (Also called “Cross Over”).

Iron Cross/Tank Wheelie:

This stunt is performed sitting on the gas tank while doing a wheelie, and having your legs spread apart and high.

Coffin:

Rider negotiates the balance of hands on the rear of motorcycle and feet on the windshield, while rider’s front is facing the top of the motorcycle, head is to the rear.

Nac-Nac Wheelie:

Rider performs wheelie while standing up on the foot pegs with one foot stretched out and around the back of the rider’s body to the opposite side.

Double Christ Air:

Two riders perform Christ Air on one motorcycle, one rider on gas tank, one rider on seat.

No Throttle Hand Wheelie:

Wheelie performed without the throttle hand on the throttle.

Elevator:

Rider stands on the foot pegs and jumps onto the gas tank while motorcycle is moving.

No Handed Wheelie:

Wheelie performed without either hand on the bike.

Leap of Death:

Rider stands on the rear tail section and jumps onto the gas tank while motorcycle is moving.

No Footed Wheelie:

Rider performs a wheelie with both feet spread out to the sides.

Leap of Faith:

Rider stands on the seat and jumps onto the gas tank while motorcycle is moving.

One Handed Tank Wheelie:

Rider sits on gas tank with feet draped over the sides of bike while wheeling with only one hand on the handle bars.

Recliner:

Rider leans backwards and raises his feet to the handle bars, or top of the windshield.

One Handed Wheelie:

Rider performs wheelie with only one hand on handle bars.

Skitching:

Rider is dragged on his feet behind motorcycle while moving.

Rear (Passenger) Peg Wheelie:

This stunt is performed while doing a stand up wheelie on your rear pegs, instead of your regular pegs.

Skitch Insane:

Rider performs a Switch Back Insane, dropping a shoulder and twist of the hips, falls off the rear of the bike into a skitch.

Seat Stander Wheelie:

Stunt performed riding a wheelie while both feet are in the seat.

Surfing:

Rider balances one foot on the gas tank and the other foot on the rear of motorcycle in traditional surfing position.

Stand-Up Wheelie:

Stunt performed riding a wheelie while on your regular pegs.

Teeter Totter:

Rider performs wheelie into Rolling Endo and back into Wheelie again.

Switch Back Christ:

Rider stands backwards on gas tank either with arms stretched out in Christ formation or not, while motorcycle is moving.

180 Stoppie:

Doing a stoppie, and then proceed to turn the bike 180 degrees while still on the front wheel.  Stunt was performed in the movie “Mission Impossible 2.”

Switch Back Eagle:

Rider performs Switch Back on motorcycle and proceeds to spread arms and feet out stretched in a spread eagle position.

Switch Back Insane:

Rider performs Switch Back, and while backwards, performs a handstand on the rear of the bike.

Disclaimer:

This is for entertainment purposes only.  Please do not try or attempt any of the motorcycle methods described above.  Street Life Promotions and or its affiliates are not responsible for any injury or claims.  See our Terms of Use for more details.