Last weekend the Motorcycle Wheelie World Championship/Top Speed took over runway 26 of the Elvington Airfield in North Yorkshire, UK, for two days of high octane antics. Riders from several countries competed for the fastest wheelie over a distance of 1 kilometer, as well as a standing mile top speed contest.
Some consider it to be a blatant display of anti-social behavior, while for others it’s a demonstration of skill, or just plain fun. Whichever way one choses to see it, the wheelie is a stunt so popular with motorcyclists that it has its own world championship.
The tenth edition of the Wheelie World Championship drew thousands of spectators … More