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How do I make a motorbike do a stoppie (reverse wheelie) for the challenge?

I've tried every key combination I can think of!

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By default, stoppies are not bound to a key. You can change this in the settings menu, though.

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I'm a few hundred miles away from my desktop and my laptop can't run SR3 - if someone wants to edit my answer with steps to change the binding, please do :) –  Dave McClelland Dec 27 '11 at 15:24
    
Tried it, and works! Thanks. Then I just plugged a controller in instead, seems easier :) –  Silk Dec 27 '11 at 16:35
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There's not a single key to make a stoppie. It's a multi-part "trick" you can do, and it's pretty easy.

First, get a motorcycle. Most work fine, but the sport bikes and dirt bikes work best. I prefer the Sandstorm, personally.

Get a little bit of speed going, and then brake while pushing "lean forward." As you slow down, you'll go up on just front wheel of the bike. On the PC with a mouse/keyboard, as Dave mentions, you'll have to bind "lean forward" to a key. On consoles or with a controller, you push the left analog stick forward.

A wheelie is similar, but you want to accelerate while pushing "lean backwards." (or pulling back on the left analog stick)

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It occurs to me that this is more of a console answer, and perhaps the asker is on a PC. Apologies if this is the case. Like Dave says, you'll probably have to bind "lean forward" to a key. On the console, the throttle and movement controls are on different fingers. –  agent86 Dec 27 '11 at 15:43
    
Any ideas where to find a dirt bike? Finding it tricky with a Kaneda! –  Silk Dec 27 '11 at 16:35
    
According to this video there's one parked between the highway and the airport. I found them to be pretty common, though. –  agent86 Dec 27 '11 at 17:21
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