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Forum: Trials 08-19-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 35,958
Posted By Sting32
This way it is pinned

Learning to ride trials video series produced posted for ADVrider.com, and shared via Youtube... this is the thread/conversation with a nice index of which video is what...
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Forum: Trials 06-12-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,648
Posted By Sting32
I read that Tennessee was trying new thing, up to...

I read that Tennessee was trying new thing, up to 100 "spectators" could pay $100 each to ride bikes (solely on spectator loop).

first 100 to sign and pay I read. damned if I can recall where I...
Forum: Trials 06-12-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By Sting32
Thanks Bene, nope the spokes are straight except...

Thanks Bene, nope the spokes are straight except where they go through hub. he thought he did a good job, and he (nor his welds) hasn't let me down so far, in 4 or 5 years.
Forum: Trials 06-09-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,298
Posted By Sting32
Spinner helped us do the weights and 225 kit for...

Spinner helped us do the weights and 225 kit for my sons 06-125 back in 07. Changing rear sprocket to 54 teeth for when it was a 125, was a common mod as well, and I know we did that.

As life...
Forum: Trials 06-09-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By Sting32
UPDATE: well, I posted this as we were trying to...

UPDATE: well, I posted this as we were trying to fix 2 sherco 50's, and the gasgas 50, to get ONE back to my neighbor kid (we got to keep him practicing so he is ready for August event, you know. ...
Forum: Trials 06-07-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By Sting32
It is hard to tell, most of the "s" lines were...

It is hard to tell, most of the "s" lines were good challenging expert for our club... some might been more than expert... I had section 3 sunday, and our support was just expert, anyhow. the...
Forum: Trials 06-07-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By Sting32
Thanks for that info Wilkinsonk! they are almost...

Thanks for that info Wilkinsonk! they are almost in the back yard, only a few hours away in Missouri.
Forum: Trials 06-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By Sting32
can you believe it? Buchannon says the spokes...

can you believe it? Buchannon says the spokes are too small, they cant do anything under 3mm thick (10 gauge), these are 2.63mm thick (12 gauge).

Called webcyclery, they are too big, they...
Forum: Trials 06-04-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By Sting32
Discuss: Custom Spokes made somewhere?

I cant find the replies (if any) to the question of where a person might get or have some spokes made? (was sherco 50 spokes needed).

RYP called me back he cant get them, and he cant find any at...
Forum: Trials 06-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 209,164
Posted By Sting32
Sherco .5 AKA 50cc Parts needed

I am on hold again to RYPusa.com, figure they are not open monday anyhow, or on the road home from Kansas, but!

Anyone know where to get rear spokes for these things? read around trials central...
Forum: Trials 05-29-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By Sting32
Line, any idea what it would take to be able to...

Line, any idea what it would take to be able to take the ama stuff? I was packing up til midnight. Im on the road now (3 hours away yet). Do we just need forms printed or something? But thanks...
Forum: Trials 05-28-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By Sting32
Wings are headed down thursday am. ...

Wings are headed down thursday am.

Www.Avtatrials.com has a pdf file with pictures of section areas, plus some maps.

Natc site (link right near where you can sign up for riding) has "basic...
Forum: Trials 05-22-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,695
Posted By Sting32
Anyone know why snells videos got taken down? I...

Anyone know why snells videos got taken down? I have the cd for '12 models. But when I copied them only a pc would read the discs. Well that and a really cheap dvd player I bought at...
Forum: Trials 05-21-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,393
Posted By Sting32
I cant tell you why there is one extra bearing, I...

I cant tell you why there is one extra bearing, I know it is typical.

I sourced my heavy person trials springs, from trials reseller in COlorado, must be western colorado, drawing a blank on name....
Forum: Trials 05-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,709
Posted By Sting32
Get the domino throttle, trust me keeps the cable...

Get the domino throttle, trust me keeps the cable out of the trees if nothing else.
Forum: Trials 05-20-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,314
Posted By Sting32
Beef, measure from pegs on beta to bars best you...

Beef, measure from pegs on beta to bars best you can, then same for that TY... I think you might find, if not modified yet, pictures you posted (I think it was you of the ty175 yellow tanker?+)...
Forum: Trials 05-07-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,393
Posted By Sting32
Are we sure it (adjuster) isnt just pushed in...

Are we sure it (adjuster) isnt just pushed in other than threads? There are guys that rebuild sachs shocks here in ks, problem might still be that part? Or parts?

Pm is supposed to email me so...
Forum: Trials 05-07-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,525
Posted By Sting32
We lived out there and were rmta members until...

We lived out there and were rmta members until 76. Dad has almost all results as mailed to club members baxk then, I recall the story of the cabin section my dad tells on himself, I believe it was...
Forum: Trials 05-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,920
Posted By Sting32
Gordy I talked to someone whos been natc...

Gordy

I talked to someone whos been natc person, he said "not feeling of dictating how it is to be done, not their place" and I said thats sort of wrong... kinda like nfl saying go play all the...
Forum: Trials 05-04-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,393
Posted By Sting32
Just a fyi, the 1999 321 was my first modern bike...

Just a fyi, the 1999 321 was my first modern bike bought used in 2002. I got it cheap, and I weighed in at nearly 260 lbs I think. I had been oooold school rider and somewhat at that time people...
Forum: Trials 05-03-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By Sting32
low compression on small bores seems (I'm not an...

low compression on small bores seems (I'm not an engineer like Motobene) just know that some TY80's that were hard to start cold, & ran without much umph, were instantly changed to powerful easy...
Forum: Trials 05-03-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,920
Posted By Sting32
DUde, There is no :sarcasm: tags so you read it...

DUde, There is no :sarcasm: tags so you read it jokingly as read, and NO usually the newbies are in an hour before these pokes... seriously, it is taking the fun out of the trials, lol. Im sitting...
Forum: Trials 05-01-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,920
Posted By Sting32
:evil ding ding ding, We have a winner folks,...

:evil
ding ding ding, We have a winner folks, or least I do...
Cheers to Gordy...:lol3
Forum: Trials 05-01-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,920
Posted By Sting32
I think there is another page of posts but I...

I think there is another page of posts but I stopped here to reply,

I was Jerking your chain some line-nostop-way, lol. The alloted time in section limits the all day dab already, so stop whinin...
Forum: Trials 04-30-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,920
Posted By Sting32
I wasnt in on Bene's conversation lately, but the...

I wasnt in on Bene's conversation lately, but the main reason to get rid of it is BLATANTLY apparent, it took this "did he or didn't he" out of the equation of scoring, that was still evident on...
Forum: Trials 04-28-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,801
Posted By Sting32
There has been an EMPTY spot in the trials bike...

There has been an EMPTY spot in the trials bike area, that gets filled every few years, the main issue is probably cost of bikes for kids, until you know that the kid likes it much, which you cannot...
Forum: Trials 04-13-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 209,164
Posted By Sting32
Please help, looking for 50cc or 80cc small wheel kids trials bike!

If anyone knows where one is running or not, that has been forgotten, left in storage..?

I found a sherco 50 got it running great, they got it last sunday. Now they have 2 kids in a family,...
Forum: Trials 03-24-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,885
Posted By Sting32
FWIW, I stated the wet/dry thing exactly...

FWIW, I stated the wet/dry thing exactly backwards, I like dry dad likes wet setting the most.
Forum: Trials 03-22-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,885
Posted By Sting32
Bene, how much "testing" did you do on either...

Bene, how much "testing" did you do on either bike in WET/Dry? Dad likes dry, I like wet. Stalling bike (has always been my opinion, not necessarily anything but smart ass fact) is slow finger on...
Forum: Trials 02-07-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By Sting32
Bene, you need to come up (like we used to use on...

Bene, you need to come up (like we used to use on high mileage chevy timing chain cover seals, when the crankshaft had too much wear where the seal rides on it. We need an inexpensive "chrome...
Forum: Trials 01-14-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,091
Posted By Sting32
I read it in a hurry and all I saw was this was...

I read it in a hurry and all I saw was this was an example, so I used the example. Sorry I freaked you out, when I was like wait a minute... I should have counted to 40 before posting.

I also...
Forum: Trials 01-13-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,091
Posted By Sting32
Look, everything about TRIALS (might even include...

Look, everything about TRIALS (might even include being sent to the NATC's meetings) is VOLUNTARY. This means nobody gets compensated or paid to do shit, in trials in most clubs.

That being said,...
Forum: Trials 01-10-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By Sting32
Yeah it was Bob & Brad that got offended by my...

Yeah it was Bob & Brad that got offended by my post, when I said it half worked...

(in my defense, in my thread/post I was writing as a "user guide" for how to find clubs on internet. Where they...
Forum: Trials 01-10-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By Sting32
All it does is piss them people off Lineaway, my...

All it does is piss them people off Lineaway, my first couple months on ADV, I mentioned that some sites' links seemed to not work... By the time I got done being shamed at, I tried to appease them...
Forum: Trials 01-09-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,091
Posted By Sting32
Believe it, I have posted numerous times how many...

Believe it, I have posted numerous times how many just in this desolately populated area (minneapolis ks has grown to maybe a whopping 2500 population) that we've managed to recruit... it is a LONG...
Forum: Trials 01-09-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By Sting32
New movie for "trials" newbies might watch

I haven't watched it yet, skimmed some though, seems good

http://youtu.be/17TuJX5EN6A
Forum: Trials 01-08-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,091
Posted By Sting32
Trials has/had the same appeal as Golf, yet is...

Trials has/had the same appeal as Golf, yet is NOT mainstream enough... Golf is a unique discipline, not many do it, except for excuse to drink beers, lol

Golf is an INDIVIDUAL sport, sure you...
Forum: Trials 01-08-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,091
Posted By Sting32
How old? I only ask because my dad is 78, still...

How old? I only ask because my dad is 78, still rides competition, along with others across the USA...

You cannot find a safer "motorcycle" sport, to do, we cannot emphasize enough how fun and...
Forum: Trials 01-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,183
Posted By Sting32
Cant say that I know the bike, Im not sure where...

Cant say that I know the bike, Im not sure where white city is either. I guessl Ill google map it.
Forum: Trials 01-03-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,183
Posted By Sting32
Not picking on brands, but even many older gasgas...

Not picking on brands, but even many older gasgas model bikes, I think you can get parts for, least in USA. But consumable things, like fenders and stuff are getting harder to find I believe only so...
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