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Forum: Trials 01-14-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 362,034
Posted By wawarides
I have the footpeg spring but took it off of mine...

I have the footpeg spring but took it off of mine because it was too aggravating. Much easier just to take your toe and flip up the peg before starting and flip it back down afterwards rather than...
Forum: Trials 01-14-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 140,877
Posted By wawarides
:clap Here it is without having to go thru FB: ...

:clap Here it is without having to go thru FB:

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/116566318" width="500" height="348" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen...
Forum: Trials 12-30-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
That's very nice! Some shiny new spokes would...

That's very nice! Some shiny new spokes would look good too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-23-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 109,731
Posted By wawarides
:lol3 Glad I could insert a little levity into...

:lol3 Glad I could insert a little levity into this thread.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-22-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2,292
Views: 109,731
Posted By wawarides
Glad it wasn't any worse, a2ronm! I was sporting...

Glad it wasn't any worse, a2ronm! I was sporting my first-ever pair of Levi's on my 13th birthday when I broke a tibia in a horseback riding accident. Someone Cut. Off. My. Levi's. that day, how...
Forum: Trials 12-22-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,964
Posted By wawarides
4-ft fiberglass rods (about 3/10" in diameter)...

4-ft fiberglass rods (about 3/10" in diameter) like the below are great for practicing figure-8's. If you hit them, they just bounce right back up. They're tall enough so you can pretend they're...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-03-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 73,681
Posted By wawarides
Well then, I believe I'll do some Christmas...

Well then, I believe I'll do some Christmas shopping this Saturday.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-01-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 73,681
Posted By wawarides
I just mentioned to kalonji in another thread...

I just mentioned to kalonji in another thread recently that Springfield has a new Mennonite restaurant, if anyone is interested in that. Buffet w/meat & 3, or a 4-veggie plate, plus cakes/pastries...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 119,028
Posted By wawarides
:scratch That just ain't right. Is my old 350...

:scratch That just ain't right. Is my old 350 still in the Lowcountry?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 119,028
Posted By wawarides
Kalonji, if you get that DRZ, I'm seeing another...

Kalonji, if you get that DRZ, I'm seeing another dirty SC ride-to-lunch in my neck of the woods soon. Springfield has a new Mennonite restaurant that's been good the two times I've tried it so far.
Forum: Trials 11-14-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,349
Posted By wawarides
FYI, the parts fiches at Ron Ayers Motorsports do...

FYI, the parts fiches at Ron Ayers Motorsports do a good job with showing which OEM parts are still available. Just be aware that if you click the "print" button the results make it appear that...
Forum: Trials 11-13-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,349
Posted By wawarides
"Freshly cleaned carb" and "pilot was completely...

"Freshly cleaned carb" and "pilot was completely blocked" - I guess you realize those statements are incompatible. I have a Taiwanese carb on my old Honda, do not run fuel with Ethanol in it, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-31-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 73,681
Posted By wawarides
Aaaaand, 4 years later our Halloween video is...

Aaaaand, 4 years later our Halloween video is still working!

Featuring caycek5, Draechon, granolagirl, ricepaddy and yours truly:

http://sendables.jibjab.com/view/9UC55aEjnFRMcUdM

Y'all have...
Forum: Trials 10-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By wawarides
Mike at the Tryals Shop...

Mike at the Tryals Shop (http://www.tryalsshop.com/) in NY is also a good source for Scorpa parts.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,288
Posted By wawarides
:clap Welcome, and be careful out there!

:clap Welcome, and be careful out there!
Forum: Trials 10-14-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 362,034
Posted By wawarides
They're Dunlop D803 tires.

They're Dunlop D803 tires.
Forum: Trials 10-14-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 362,034
Posted By wawarides
http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/trials/P1020959...

http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/trials/P1020959w.jpg

Here's one of the TL. None of the TY yet; it's under a tarp and needs a little love. It runs, though. I might use this TL instead of...
Forum: Trials 10-13-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 362,034
Posted By wawarides
Traded it (the Scorpa, that is) for a TL125 which...

Traded it (the Scorpa, that is) for a TL125 which has a 150 kit in it, Sammy Miller exhaust, gas shocks and new tires, plus a TY175 and a few dollars in my direction. Then gave both bikes to my...
Forum: Trials 10-02-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,381
Posted By wawarides
http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/100214.jpg ...

http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/100214.jpg

That was amazing, and then the thing with the fence was over the top! :wink: I'm not sure who to give credit to for this screen grab, but how...
Forum: Trials 10-01-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,388
Posted By wawarides
Hey Mark, I checked both of my husband's...

Hey Mark,

I checked both of my husband's TL250's (his second one is nearly a runner, aside from a transmission issue). No valves on the top of the forks. When you pop off the rubber caps, it's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 13,513
Posted By wawarides
Nice! :thumb Hope that underseat exhaust...

Nice! :thumb

Hope that underseat exhaust doesn't toast the family jewels too bad next summer. No wait, you'll probably sell it by then anyway. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,255
Posted By wawarides
http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/trials/aonia_pa...

http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/trials/aonia_pass_092714.jpg

AHRMA likes to start trials at the butt-crack of dawn (actually 9 a.m.), but if you're not too hungover to be in the woods Saturday...
Forum: Trials 09-30-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
Yeah, I was going by the scores at dev.ahrma.org...

Yeah, I was going by the scores at dev.ahrma.org when typing up that post. Thanks for the correction.
Forum: Trials 09-30-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
We all enjoy B1's fabulous videos from down...

We all enjoy B1's fabulous videos from down under. Check out the twinshock builds of Jared and Ross from Victoria in OZ. They build stunning bikes, then ride the hell out of them. I met Jared on...
Forum: Trials 09-29-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
This one was a regional, was self-scored, and the...

This one was a regional, was self-scored, and the video was shot after the trial had ended. The nationals have checkers. The lowest turnout for a national so far this year was 10 at Unadilla; the...
Forum: Trials 09-29-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
You're welcome! Yes, that's my husband. He...

You're welcome! Yes, that's my husband. He rides the 2 line (intermediate) and I ride the 3 line (novice).
Forum: Trials 09-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
Not in WaWa's world! Here's a 3 and a-half...

Not in WaWa's world! Here's a 3 and a-half minute video from Saturday. I came in 3rd place out of 8 riders in my class, which was kinda neat. The terrain looks so flat on video!

<iframe...
Forum: Trials 09-29-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
You're welcome. We keep the dished sprocket in...

You're welcome. We keep the dished sprocket in the vault next to a gold ingot. :D My husband went with the flat when adding teeth to the rear.
Forum: Trials 09-28-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/trials/IMG_0115...

http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/trials/IMG_0115w.jpg

http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/trials/IMG_0116w.jpg

I took a few pics for you when we were unloading today after a trial. It's a...
Forum: Trials 09-20-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
Getting some air on the big beastie: ...

Getting some air on the big beastie:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Bq0Ci47CAAAgX8K.jpg:large

That shot was before some cosmetic work. The next one was after. Still a crusty old bike, but you...
Forum: Trials 09-20-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,967
Posted By wawarides
Oops, I had edited my post yesterday but the...

Oops, I had edited my post yesterday but the price must have gotten lost in Android never-never land somewhere.

$2,950
Forum: Trials 09-19-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,967
Posted By wawarides
Oh, sorry, I do remember reading that now. My...

Oh, sorry, I do remember reading that now. My Scorpa 125 4-stroke is still for sale if you decide to go that route. See post #6 in the Trials flea market thread. I think I want too much for it but am...
Forum: Trials 09-19-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,967
Posted By wawarides
:rofl Don't buy a trials bike unless you're...

:rofl

Don't buy a trials bike unless you're prepared for that list to invert.
Forum: Trials 09-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 182,381
Posted By wawarides
My husband runs 13/60 on his TL250, and it's...

My husband runs 13/60 on his TL250, and it's still not too low for AHRMA events. He said he'll probably eventually go up a few more teeth on the rear.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-17-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7,380
Views: 2,521,805
Posted By wawarides
I'm a "she", you idjuts, fortunately one with a...

I'm a "she", you idjuts, fortunately one with a sense of humor. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By wawarides
Hopefully the date change will get you a better...

Hopefully the date change will get you a better response! Send a PM to Retro (forum mod) about changing the thread title.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 691
Posted By wawarides
Your rally sounds fun! But the SC fall camping...

Your rally sounds fun! But the SC fall camping trip (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=809825) is at Dreher Island State Park that weekend; maybe that's why you're not getting much of a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7,380
Views: 2,521,805
Posted By wawarides
http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/tag/114132.jpg

http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/tag/114132.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 238,479
Posted By wawarides
It's a TL125: ...

It's a TL125:

http://lauragdavis.com/motorcycles/trials/TL125_may2014.jpg

Hope your event goes well this weekend.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 238,479
Posted By wawarides
What kind of trials bike do you ride? My husband...

What kind of trials bike do you ride? My husband and I ride vintage bikes in AHRMA trials at Aonia Pass and at Barber. The next one at Aonia Pass is on 9/27. I have a modernish Scorpa too but it...
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