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What did I see?

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I got behind a dude doing wheelies, he was on a Gix 600. I saw him down shift to 2nd then crank on the throttle then it looked like he let it go then cranked on it again and the bike lifted effortlessly. I asked him if he bounced it and he said he clutched it. For whatever reason I cannot get my bike to lift more than a couple of inches in 2nd.

What do y'all think he did? Thanks.
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He did what you are trying to do, except that he gassed it more.

Just practice dude. You dont have to go too fast. On the R1 go about 20-25 on second gear, then with 2 fingers feather the clutch until it barely disengages, gas and drop the clutch. Start with a little gassing, then add little by little until you are able to predict how much the bike will lift. Its just practice. Once you synchronize those movements it will be up.
What speeds are you doing this at?
Try slowing them down.
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