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Forum: Trials 06-28-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By phoenixfire
The problem is I'm not sure how much got sucked...

The problem is I'm not sure how much got sucked in. Apparently a lot. The throttle had stuck open and we found that I had a ton of gunk in the carburetor. cleaned that out but then there was an...
Forum: Trials 06-27-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By phoenixfire
Dirt in the engine: anyone else dealt with this?

just wondering if anyone has ever dealt with dirt sucked up into their top end. Not going into details but due to some ignorance on my part dirt got sucked into the engine and cooked into the metal....
Forum: Trials 06-20-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By phoenixfire
The Mountaineer-Round 10/11 of Trials Inc, Grafton WV

What do you get when you cross an old motocross track, the hills of West Virginia, a beautiful sunny weekend, and a group of trials riders?
You get the Mountaineer, Round 10 and 11 of the Trials Inc...
Forum: Trials 05-20-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By phoenixfire
Tilton trials 2014-the sequel!

http://s1010.photobucket.com/user/lizard4isu/media/jimmy1_zpsb592005f.jpg.html

It was Round 8 and 9 of the Trials Incorporated 2014 schedule, the Tilton Illinois Trials, a joint event with TI and...
Forum: Trials 05-09-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By phoenixfire
Toronto Trials Round 7-Toronto OH

After the crazy weather the day before, Mother Nature smiled on Round 7 of the Trials Incorporated 2014 Schedule, the second day at Toronto OH at the First Annual Royce Klein Memorial Contest. The...
Forum: Trials 04-30-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By phoenixfire
Round 5 trials incorporated 2014-ligonier in-april 26th

Today was Round 5 of the Trials Incorporated 2014 schedule, taking place in Ligonier Indiana, a joint venture with MOTA (Michigan Ontario Trials Association). It’s a great place, with a broad...
Forum: Trials 04-27-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By phoenixfire
NITRO Trials Elmwood IL-Crashes and comradery

***Hi! Thought I would share my latest blog post on the last Trials Event NITRO put on this past Saturday the 26th. It was a great one!!! Thanks to all the NITRO people for making me feel welcome and...
Forum: Trials 04-03-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,218
Posted By phoenixfire
How about first ride and first crash?

So I had two first rides and both within a couple weeks within each other.
I was 30, never ridden a motorcycle PERIOD (although always dreamed of being a motocrosser) and was given a chance to learn...
Forum: Trials 03-02-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By phoenixfire
So ready to Braap!

I'm headed down there too! Can't wait to see everyone there!
Forum: Trials 08-19-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By phoenixfire
Awesome article! I had a blast on the loop riding...

Awesome article! I had a blast on the loop riding with you and Bill. Way to go on the clean!!! :clap
Forum: Trials 06-10-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By phoenixfire
Haha Laura welcome to the dark side! Unlike the...

Haha Laura welcome to the dark side! Unlike the force its totally a good thing. I have the slow turn throttle on my sherco and I can't imagine having the fast turn. I still have to use the clutch on...
Forum: Trials 06-09-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By phoenixfire
Unexpected result from a simple sprocket change

Forgive me if I brag a little bit on the most amazing thing that happened to me today on my bike. I own a 2007 Sherco 125 and have been riding since November. Never touched a motorcycle of any kind...
Forum: Trials 01-07-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 286,871
Posted By phoenixfire
Accidentally flooded my Sherco while I was...

Accidentally flooded my Sherco while I was trying to learn how to hop the front wheel with the engine off (apparently the c on the fuel shut off valve does not stand for close), but it gave me an...
Forum: Trials 12-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,321
Posted By phoenixfire
Owners manual for an '06 sherco

Okay, so I'm a total rookie when it comes to trials (i have never owned or touched a motorcycle before let alone worked on one), so if this is a stupid question please write it off to that. Back in...
Forum: Trials 12-30-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 286,871
Posted By phoenixfire
Spent several hours fixing the flat in the front...

Spent several hours fixing the flat in the front tire of my Sherco. I'd only been shown how to do it twice before but was able to do it all by myself today. New tube and everything! I did have to ask...
Forum: Trials 12-19-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,064
Posted By phoenixfire
I have the same problem with braces. You should...

I have the same problem with braces. You should try the knee wraps i have. they support my patella (i have really loose kneecaps that pop out of joint time to time) but without putting pressure on...
Forum: Trials 12-09-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 286,871
Posted By phoenixfire
Was too cold and muddy to do much today. I've...

Was too cold and muddy to do much today. I've only been riding a month so spent most of the day working on my balance. Was able to do a static balance and hold it for several minutes. Was even able...
Forum: Trials 11-22-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By phoenixfire
lessons learned from a rookie's first crash

Okay so I'm a completely new rookie (today was my fifth ride ever on a motorcycle of any kind) but have managed to make it without any severe issues, at least until today. I've been kind of nervous...
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