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Forum: Trials 06-02-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,616
Posted By Choicecut
I agree with lineway that the bike could and...

I agree with lineway that the bike could and should probably be rode stock. If I was 18 again it would probably be good to go, but now that I am an almost 40, fat ogre with bad knees and a back...
Forum: Trials 06-01-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,616
Posted By Choicecut
I think my wide angle lens is making them look...

I think my wide angle lens is making them look more forward than they really are. I haven't noticed any oversteer at full lock, especially now that I can finesse the clutch and throttle easier since...
Forum: Trials 05-31-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,616
Posted By Choicecut
I have a lot of back problems and have been...

I have a lot of back problems and have been struggling with weight distribution due to the bike, in my opinion, being too small for my body frame. When I would talk to other riders about risers they...
Forum: Trials 05-23-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By Choicecut
Man, that sounded like a good time. Really wanted...

Man, that sounded like a good time. Really wanted to make it over there, but have too much going on atm (job change, selling a house and buying a new one). I haven't made it to any TI events this...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 393,945
Posted By Choicecut
I sent them out to Woody's and had them powder...

I sent them out to Woody's and had them powder coated, new bearings and stainless spokes. They even got Woody's Wheel Works stickers to boot! :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 393,945
Posted By Choicecut
Spiffed up pig today. Thinking about putting it...

Spiffed up pig today. Thinking about putting it up on the chopping block to fund a new GSAW.

http://i.imgur.com/CVu6WUn.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/vBOTLpE.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/8uVYGXB.jpg
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Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 393,945
Posted By Choicecut
Seat is a Corbin that I wore out, then sent off...

Seat is a Corbin that I wore out, then sent off to Seargant for a refurb. Had him do the tricolor logo in shades of gray, came out pretty cool. The Windshield is an older Parabellum (when windshields...
Forum: Trials 03-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,012
Posted By Choicecut
MCN Magazine - Trials Training Days Article

Turned a page in this month's MCN and saw a trials article, cool! Then I noticed some familiar faces that ride the Trials Inc. events, even cooler! Thought some folks here might enjoy the read and...
Forum: Trials 11-24-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 128,829
Posted By Choicecut
Ouch! I don't believe I have ever seen a rim...

Ouch! I don't believe I have ever seen a rim explode like that.
Forum: Trials 11-23-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 128,829
Posted By Choicecut
I really liked\ Toronto, but I think I enjoyed...

I really liked\ Toronto, but I think I enjoyed Coal Hollow event that was about 10 miles north. I think it was the first event held there this year, but I was told a National is being held there in...
Forum: Trials 11-21-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 128,829
Posted By Choicecut
Haha! Yeah, I keep stiff legging all the time...

Haha! Yeah, I keep stiff legging all the time instead of really getting my knees out and leaning the bike over. It is definitely something I need to work on. MikeC has told me several times to get my...
Forum: Trials 11-20-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 128,829
Posted By Choicecut
Couple of the Intermediate lines at the Toronto,...

Couple of the Intermediate lines at the Toronto, Oh event a couple weeks ago.

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Forum: Trials 10-30-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By Choicecut
Arrrg.. Facebook! :baldy I deleted my...

Arrrg.. Facebook! :baldy

I deleted my facebook account about 4 years ago. Just not a fan of social media sites I guess. :cry

I do use flickr for some of my photos. Do you happen to know if she...
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By Choicecut
Awesome write up and congrats on the cleans to...

Awesome write up and congrats on the cleans to both you and Mike. The new gasser seems to be sitting well with Mike. He let me test the heavier springs, and wow, the thing is like a pogo stick! I am...
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
Rode the coal hollow event over the weekend and...

Rode the coal hollow event over the weekend and what a blast. This was my third trials event and first time riding the intermediate class. Was super nervous about moving up, but really glad I did....
Forum: Trials 10-25-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,329
Posted By Choicecut
Really cool!:clap

Really cool!:clap
Forum: Trials 10-25-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,358
Posted By Choicecut
Awesome photos man! Thanks for taking the time to...

Awesome photos man! Thanks for taking the time to upload them and tell your wife thanks for taking the pics! :clap
Forum: Trials 10-23-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,358
Posted By Choicecut
Awesome, can't wait! I should have my skills...

Awesome, can't wait! I should have my skills advanced enough to try splatters by then.

I can't thank people enough for helping me get the Montesa going. I was starting to get pretty bummed out,...
Forum: Trials 10-22-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,358
Posted By Choicecut
Had a blast at the clinic. Really appreciate all...

Had a blast at the clinic. Really appreciate all the work that was put in; made for a really nice weekend. Looking forward to those action log photos GER! Great group of folks too!

Hope it comes...
Forum: Trials 10-16-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
That kicks ass dude. Probably some awesome riding...

That kicks ass dude. Probably some awesome riding down in the Hocking Hills area. Shooting you an email now!
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,502
Posted By Choicecut
I suppose I am a tire nerd. I really liked my...

I suppose I am a tire nerd. I really liked my Avon Distanzias, but they were shit tires. I think I got 5k out of the rear. They looked damn nice though!

http://i.imgur.com/zT6lkhP.jpg

My...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,502
Posted By Choicecut
I am really impressed with them as well. I have...

I am really impressed with them as well. I have had such bad experiences in the past with the front tire getting lumps from cupping that I was about to give up on getting decent mileage out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,502
Posted By Choicecut
I have ran Anakee's, Tourance, Scorpions, you...

I have ran Anakee's, Tourance, Scorpions, you name it, I have tried it. Dunlop TR91's are the first set of tires I have purchased a second time. I got 11k out of my last rear and 13k out of the...
Forum: Trials 10-09-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
Hey Ann! Unfortunately we did not make it to...

Hey Ann! Unfortunately we did not make it to Wildwood. We were a house of sickness that weekend so we opted not to infect everyone at the event. :rofl I really wanted to go to that one too as it was...
Forum: Trials 09-30-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,612
Posted By Choicecut
hahahah, great thread. How much did you pick up...

hahahah, great thread. How much did you pick up that pile of gems fer?
Forum: Trials 09-26-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
I am glad I stayed in Novice too. Just don't...

I am glad I stayed in Novice too. Just don't think I am ready for Intermediate quite yet and I don't have an ego to fluff so I am quite ok with that. :D I just really enjoy riding and wrenching on...
Forum: Trials 09-25-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By Choicecut
Awesome videos! I have to get one of those helmet...

Awesome videos! I have to get one of those helmet cams! So cool to revisit the sections.
Forum: Trials 09-24-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
It sure did! You and AnnMarie gave me some...

It sure did! You and AnnMarie gave me some pointers for that section that helped a ton. Didn't have any issues with it the rest of the day. MikeC also gave me the pointer of keeping my knees out,...
Forum: Trials 09-23-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
I would like to find a mentor, but my awkwardness...

I would like to find a mentor, but my awkwardness and inability to socialize gets the best of me, and there doesn't seem to be anyone close to where I live that rides trials. I went by myself to the...
Forum: Trials 09-23-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
I kinda wish it were that way in the US. It is...

I kinda wish it were that way in the US. It is completely up to the individual to decide what class they compete in. Maybe I will just finish out this season (2 events left I think) in Novice and if...
Forum: Trials 09-23-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
Thanks for the input! To answer the score...

Thanks for the input! To answer the score question, my score on Saturday was 28 and Sunday was 15. I think I will talk to the folks at the next competition and see if I can opt in for some of the...
Forum: Trials 09-22-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,700
Posted By Choicecut
Moving up in class?

When is a good time to move up to the next class? I ask this because I rode my second event this weekend and took 1st overall in Novice class, but am unsure if I should move up to Intermediate...
Forum: Trials 09-22-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,358
Posted By Choicecut
Rode at Stoney Lonesome MC over the weekend and...

Rode at Stoney Lonesome MC over the weekend and Ryan Young competed in Champ Saturday and Vintage Sunday (on a frikkin sweet Triumph). I am pretty bashful and non-talkative so I didn't say anything...
Forum: Trials 09-15-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By Choicecut
Sweet video Ann! Looks like you were in the zone...

Sweet video Ann! Looks like you were in the zone that day! :clap

I gotta get me one of those helmet cams, really cool to review the sections afterwards.

Are you and Mike going to be at the...
Forum: Trials 09-14-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 105,963
Posted By Choicecut
I can chime in on this a little. I picked up a...

I can chime in on this a little. I picked up a 2000 315 R a few months ago for the same price range. I chose the 315R because it seems to be well liked and is built pretty solid, plus I could get one...
Forum: Trials 09-12-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,358
Posted By Choicecut
Hey Gray, I PM'd you, but thought I would post...

Hey Gray, I PM'd you, but thought I would post here too. I just sent you money via Paypal for the class.

Also reserved our room at the Holiday Inn Express in Sanford. Looks pretty nice and has the...
Forum: Trials 09-11-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 128,829
Posted By Choicecut
Thanks for the tips NW! I am currently running...

Thanks for the tips NW! I am currently running 80:1 with 110 leaded octane and using Motul 710 Ester 2-Stroke Oil for the mix. I will try backing the adjustment screw out a half turn.

I need to...
Forum: Trials 09-02-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,358
Posted By Choicecut
PM Sent!

PM Sent!
Forum: Trials 09-02-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 147
Sticky: Poll: Getting into trials?
Views: 38,854
Posted By Choicecut
Noooo! I was really looking forward to that. Are...

Noooo! I was really looking forward to that. Are we close to getting 15 people signed up?
Forum: Trials 09-02-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 147
Sticky: Poll: Getting into trials?
Views: 38,854
Posted By Choicecut
Hoping the RYP school and the 3 events I am going...

Hoping the RYP school and the 3 events I am going to ride in Oct/Nov will give me the skills to move up to Intermediate next year and not place last. :lol3
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