Harley Wheelies Photo Gallery

One-wheel action taken to the limit

Wheelies on Harley-Davidson motorcycles formerly only an occurrence done by accident, the intoxicated, or daredevil stunt riders such as Evel Knievel. Nowadays younger generations of riders are coming into the V-twin world with backgrounds from action sports such as BMX, skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, motocross racing, and other adrenaline-riddled activities.

With those upbringings come some really great balance, coordination, and a fortitude to push boundaries. So it's no surprise that in the past handful of years wheelies on Harleys are common enough that you can’t scroll through your Instagram feed without seeing some sort of one-wheel trickery on a Dyna, FXR, or Sportster.

Here are 10 photos of the new breed getting down on one wheel.

Jason Pullen

Jason Pullen, the godfather of modern-day Harley stunt riding, with a no-handed coaster wheelie.

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Jeff “Palkie” Palkiewicz

Jeff “Palkie” Palkiewicz getting up to get down.

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Buddy Suttle

Buddy Suttle wowing the crowd on his Road Glide.

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Rusty Butcher

Rusty Butcher celebrating at the checkered flag.

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Troy Hoff

Troy Hoff going all in with a high chair.

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Dom

Dom laid back and hand-dragging.

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Crusty

Doubling up for a casual wheelie leaving a bike show.

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 Logan Lackey

Logan Lackey, aka Wheelie Pig, on a high-speed one-wheel run.

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Jason and Angela Pullen

Teamwork making the dream work with Jason and Angela Pullen.

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Buddy Suttle

Buddy Suttle foot-dragging.

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Evel Knievel

The one and only Evel Knievel.

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