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Forum: Trials 05-01-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By mud
I like mine.... I ride it quite a bit as the kids...

I like mine.... I ride it quite a bit as the kids are playing in the back yard.
I don't really know how much it transfers to moto though. I guess balance is balance. I ride my bicycle WAY more than...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,637
Posted By mud
Gregor. I may sound like I am being critical,...

Gregor.
I may sound like I am being critical, but I still like it.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,637
Posted By mud
I'd like to think cafe racers have a more...

I'd like to think cafe racers have a more balanced look...... Alot less tank.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-25-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,637
Posted By mud
This THE look for customs (non-harley) these...

This THE look for customs (non-harley) these days.... VERY common. Big front, no tail.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,637
Posted By mud
Interesting.... I was skeptical at first but...

Interesting....
I was skeptical at first but that thing is COOL!
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,637
Posted By mud
Is there anyone that could post the pics if...

Is there anyone that could post the pics if Gregor doesn't mind? I am not on Instagram.
Forum: Trials 01-21-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 32,587
Posted By mud
Here is what Jim Snell posted today: When I...

Here is what Jim Snell posted today:

When I have official news about the changes at GasGas, and when I am authorized to do so, I will make a statement. - Until we know all of the facts, please...
Forum: Trials 01-20-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By mud
I've said this before, but I don't mind...

I've said this before, but I don't mind repeating.

In formula 1, this is VERY common. The cars are very light, no one will tell you how much they actually weigh, then they add weight were it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-15-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 84,637
Posted By mud
If it does end up getting hot, you could always...

If it does end up getting hot, you could always thermally couple it to the tray with some heatsink grease between the fins and the pan..... Just an idea.
Forum: Trials 01-14-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By mud
Ah, that's what I thought. There a lot of...

Ah, that's what I thought.

There a lot of motorsports with weight limits (F1 for one) that they do that. Lets them put the weight where they want it.....
Forum: Trials 01-14-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By mud
I must be out of the loop. What's with "the...

I must be out of the loop. What's with "the brick" comments?
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By mud
The link didn't include steel, from what I could...

The link didn't include steel, from what I could find....

Anyway. Thanks for clearing it up.
Forum: Trials 01-12-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By mud
Yes, good point. I just get a little upity...

Yes, good point.

I just get a little upity when people just come on a say "YES or NO", to a rather explainable answer..... especially when they are saying someone is wrong.
Forum: Trials 01-12-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By mud
You can really be confusing, you know? ...

You can really be confusing, you know?

Typically it is thought of that aluminum CAN create a lighter and stiffer frame than steel.

This is all BY WEIGHT.

If you just look at the material...
Forum: Trials 01-10-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By mud
You are right.

You are right.
Forum: Trials 01-10-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,820
Posted By mud
Maybe they are learning a few things from GP?...

Maybe they are learning a few things from GP? Controlled flex is a good thing.
Forum: Trials 01-01-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,004
Posted By mud
I like my 4rt. I have considered selling it many...

I like my 4rt. I have considered selling it many times, but if I do the likelyhood of getting another trials bike is pretty low, so it stays.

The joy of buying a used bike is that USUALLY (:evil)...
Forum: Trials 12-31-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,004
Posted By mud
Brewtus, please post the pics if you get them....

Brewtus, please post the pics if you get them....
Forum: Trials 12-13-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,234
Posted By mud
I hope someone picks one up and does a write up...

I hope someone picks one up and does a write up on here.....

I am actually starting to think about one of these or a freeride for my wife :evil. I may sell my 4rt and pick one of these up. Then I...
Forum: Trials 12-07-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,738
Posted By mud
Not any more.

Not any more.
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,738
Posted By mud
L2 and L3 are just trying to find the "center" of...

L2 and L3 are just trying to find the "center" of the sag.
L2 is taken with the suspension coming up from compression and L3 is taken with the bike coming down from extension.

You add them and...
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,234
Posted By mud
By contrast, here is my main ride. It is road...

By contrast, here is my main ride. It is road legal, only so that I can ride fire roads. If it goes on pavement, my tires burn up (michelin s12's) and my hands go numb. I LOVE it! It is not always an...
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,738
Posted By mud
It's a really thorough article. I can't compare...

It's a really thorough article. I can't compare it to my bike until spring....:cry

Considering how little most people know about suspension setup, it is good to see these types of articles.
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,234
Posted By mud
I think if you are the type of person asking...

I think if you are the type of person asking yourself that question, you are not who this bike is for.
Given how much you can tune a 300 2T to be what ever type engine you want (even a 250 for that...
Forum: Trials 06-27-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
There is an iPhone app that is worth checking...

There is an iPhone app that is worth checking out. I don't have an iPhone.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bike-seals/id564266378?mt=8

The splat shop got these somewhere........
Forum: Trials 06-27-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
That's is all I have been able to find as...

That's is all I have been able to find as well..... I will keep looking though. It isn't the most friendly site in the world.
Forum: Trials 06-26-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
Here is the part number: SKF-KIT39S And...

Here is the part number:
SKF-KIT39S

And here are the dimensions:
Oil seal: 39 x 52 x 11
Dust Seal: 39 x 52.5 x 12 (5mm insertion depth)
Forum: Trials 06-24-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
Eh, I don't think so. With the air gap, bulk...

Eh, I don't think so. With the air gap, bulk viscosity should be pretty much negated.
There are many reason for increased stiction (static coefficient of friction).

Whether or not stiction is a...
Forum: Trials 06-24-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
This is what the SKF seals do for the WP forks,...

This is what the SKF seals do for the WP forks, WP's can be particularly sticky. I have put many hours into them trying to smooth them out. I realize it will be different with the Showa's, but it may...
Forum: Trials 06-23-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
It wouldn't. It could make it more noticeable,...

It wouldn't.
It could make it more noticeable, if the fork has slow response and then goes to a much faster response.
It's a perception thing.
Forum: Trials 06-23-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
Really I guess the stiction comment that was made...

Really I guess the stiction comment that was made a little back is irrelevant.

I am going to try the SKF seal since I have a slight leak and I like to try new stuff. I will report......

I am...
Forum: Trials 06-19-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
So it sounds like a few of us going to the...

So it sounds like a few of us going to the lighter fork oil are experiencing a little stiction.

Has anyone tried the SKF fork seals on these forks (they make them in our size)? They work AWESOME...
Forum: Trials 06-06-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
Ah. It works though. So I guess it isn't a big...

Ah. It works though. So I guess it isn't a big deal..... Just being picky I guess.
Forum: Trials 06-05-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
My comment was more of a "I can't believe they...

My comment was more of a "I can't believe they use such shitty wiring on these bikes", Not, "I ignore maintenance and am lucky".....
Forum: Trials 06-02-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
Yes, it is a good plan. The funny thing is,...

Yes, it is a good plan.
The funny thing is, trials bikes are the first motorcycles I have actually had to do this on. I have owned a bunch of enduros over the years and have never HAD to do this. I...
Forum: Trials 06-02-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
I have found quite a bit of corrosion in the...

I have found quite a bit of corrosion in the wiring of mine. Everything from the connectors to the actual wire itself..... I don't live in a particularly wet area either. I have not seen this amount...
Forum: Trials 10-29-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
Bene, When are you going to tell us about the...

Bene,
When are you going to tell us about the suspension mods????

:ear
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
There where SO many things to look at in that...

There where SO many things to look at in that article.....:evil

I am not quite sure what twin plugs gain you, so no comment.

The clutch though. With the slave on the primary side you have...
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
:tb

:tb
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,627
Posted By mud
Yeah, I don't remember what the clutch looks...

Yeah, I don't remember what the clutch looks like, my Husaberg I do, but not the Montesa....

I may take it apart to try the 4 spring with ELF (I still have some as well). I will take a look at the...
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