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Forum: Orange Crush 04-03-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,990
Posted By Lotus54
I know this is an old thread, but I'm having...

I know this is an old thread, but I'm having problems ordering the Clake.
It says PayPal on their website, but they don't take it.
My credit card keeps getting rejected (even though I pre-approve)....
Forum: Trials 04-01-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,045
Posted By Lotus54
Trail ride the bike! I do 40-50 mile single...

Trail ride the bike!
I do 40-50 mile single track rides, I'm pretty beat at the end. Especially trying to keep up with enduro bikes.

I try and keep good body position, work on turns etc. of...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,803
Posted By Lotus54
Just reading through this since I'm looking at an...

Just reading through this since I'm looking at an XT.
How has the bike been is me the last post?
Forum: Trials 03-17-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Lotus54
Change the trans oil also. Some water could...

Change the trans oil also.
Some water could have gotten in the breather.

I'd probably run extra oil for 15 minutes or so- just to make sure the bearings are well lubed.
Forum: Trials 03-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,240
Posted By Lotus54
56 hours- working great! I did my first...

56 hours- working great!

I did my first two trials on it (never even been to one before). I had a blast and did a 1st and 2nd. I,have almost all the plastics to change the bike to the trials...
Forum: Trials 03-11-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,926
Posted By Lotus54
No, I have Not. I'll bet it would be horrible!

No, I have Not.
I'll bet it would be horrible!
Forum: Trials 03-10-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,926
Posted By Lotus54
The OSSA Explorer is working fantastic for me. ...

The OSSA Explorer is working fantastic for me.
Street legal plate in Washington state! and Explorer stuff comes off quickly as mentioned.

Here is a section of the first trial I've ever been to...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 264,722
Posted By Lotus54
I had an RS 250, what a blast! Sold it after...

I had an RS 250, what a blast!
Sold it after a buddy got really hurt on the track.
And a couple other two strokes.
...
Forum: Trials 02-21-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,603
Posted By Lotus54
I like the training vids- even if the skills are...

I like the training vids- even if the skills are way beyond me.


I did my first trial recently (never even been to one). The Novice course was all about balance and turning- only quite small logs...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-09-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,190
Posted By Lotus54
Yeah, road is in good shape. This view...

Yeah, road is in good shape.

This view requires a bit of gravel though

Sounds like fun!

http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm256/lotus54/tatoosh1-small.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-04-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 21,615
Posted By Lotus54
HA! We have been know to go 'no track' from...

HA!
We have been know to go 'no track' from time to time...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-04-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 781,405
Posted By Lotus54
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm256/lotus54/M...

http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm256/lotus54/Mushrooms_0619.jpg

http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm256/lotus54/Flights/DestructionIsland.jpg
...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-30-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 264,722
Posted By Lotus54
I sure liked the 2C Benelli I had (I was a...

I sure liked the 2C Benelli I had (I was a Benelli dealer at the time).
There was a very nice one a year or so ago for sale- but in Canada and doing the whole import thing seemed a hassle (plus I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 747
Posted By Lotus54
That current pass looks like fun! I haven't...

That current pass looks like fun!
I haven't ridden walker in a few years- it is a long way from me. But been thinking of going again sometime.
I'll have to look for it- just a bit of a run, eh?...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,748
Posted By Lotus54
http://www.ossausa.com The importer. Talk to...

http://www.ossausa.com
The importer. Talk to Adrian and he can fix you with with contacts.

NY dealer
The Tryals Shop
Mike Komer - Owner

Address:
616 Route 38 Locke, NY 13092
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,748
Posted By Lotus54
I got it from Lewisport in Northern California...

I got it from Lewisport in Northern California (everything went great)
http://www.lewisportusa.com

There is also a dealer in eastern Washington now (Stranger creek OSSA in Gifford).

Loads of...
Forum: Thumpers 01-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,748
Posted By Lotus54
Old post but... I have a 2014 model. ...

Old post but...

I have a 2014 model.
Semi direct injection- directly into the crankcase, post reed valve
100:1 oil mix
Runs wonderfully!

I really like mine- I plated it in Washington state.
Forum: Trials 01-19-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,240
Posted By Lotus54
Sounds like, a good idea! I'll give it a go. ...

Sounds like, a good idea!
I'll give it a go.

Mark
Forum: Trials 01-19-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,240
Posted By Lotus54
The spring broke right were the straight 'fixing'...

The spring broke right were the straight 'fixing' arm of the spring goes out at a 90.

I'll see how well this one lasts, but I have another spare. It still sort of works even broken.
...
Forum: Trials 01-18-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,240
Posted By Lotus54
I rode it with it broken with no bid deal. ...

I rode it with it broken with no bid deal.
Certainly could have come up with something, but I just bought a spare for $5.

I'm getting a little linger throttle cable made up by Barnett for the bar...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,663
Posted By Lotus54
Just an update The OSSA has been great!...

Just an update
The OSSA has been great! Really fun on the trails snd especially the toughest ones.

Th stock chain is not very good (Isis brand) but I could fit the DID narrow chain. I needed to...
Forum: Trials 01-10-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,240
Posted By Lotus54
I had my first big failure on the OSSA. The...

I had my first big failure on the OSSA.
The chain tensioner spring broke.
Lewisport had them in stock and not expensive.
Not really a huge deal anyway, but it is nicer with it working.

Having...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,972
Posted By Lotus54
When I was a kid, a friend of my Dad had what I...

When I was a kid, a friend of my Dad had what I think was a Honda 50 step through. He took me for a ride around the block and I was hooked!

When I was twelve, we got a Benelli dynamo trail 50...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,235
Posted By Lotus54
Bummer! I'm off for a ride in the morning. ...

Bummer!
I'm off for a ride in the morning.

I was up in the mountains today and almost no snow there even. We rarely get it down low, but usually a pretty good amount up high by now.
Mark
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,235
Posted By Lotus54
Sort of depends on what you mean by super...

Sort of depends on what you mean by super light...
I have not seen one I thought was super light, especially with lights etc.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,235
Posted By Lotus54
Colorado dealer http://www.motoworx.net ...

Colorado dealer

http://www.motoworx.net
(Looks like west side of Denver)

Yeah, it is so easy to maneuver, and easy to get it right after messing up.

Mark
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,235
Posted By Lotus54
a lotus Elan (1991 version) ...

a lotus Elan (1991 version)
http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm256/lotus54/Lotus/0bcbd6cc.jpg

Mark
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,235
Posted By Lotus54
The OSSA comes with DOT tyres, turn sigs, horn,...

The OSSA comes with DOT tyres, turn sigs, horn, front rear brake lamp activation, high low headlamp, mirrors - everything but reflectors (I used stick on ones I picked up at NAPA). Muffler is not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,235
Posted By Lotus54
I have not tried 70mph, but I'll bet it will do...

I have not tried 70mph, but I'll bet it will do it.
With steep trials geometry you want to keep a very light touch- it steers a LOT quicker.
It works fine on dirt roads, but not where it really...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-04-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,235
Posted By Lotus54
I've owned 2-stroke street bikes (last was a...

I've owned 2-stroke street bikes (last was a Benelli 250 Phantom, twin), 250 V-Twin race bike (Aprilia RS250) and currently both my dirt bikes are 2-stroke plated bikes ( OSSA Explorer and KTM 300...
Forum: Americas 01-02-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By Lotus54
Sounds good! I went by your place on the...

Sounds good!

I went by your place on the way back to the airport.
Bikes outside just aching to be ridden...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,299
Posted By Lotus54
Dang, wish I had seen this a few days ago! ...

Dang, wish I had seen this a few days ago!
I've been in maui a couple of weeks and was wishing to have a real bike.
Leaving tomorrow, so not this trip.

We went up the poli poli in the rental...
Forum: Trials 12-27-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,240
Posted By Lotus54
I've had th bike awhile now. It has been...

I've had th bike awhile now.
It has been fantastic! Incredibly light and easy to handle, wonderful int y really nasty trails and no trails,
No reliability issues at all- starts well, IF I give...
Forum: Trials 12-19-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 51,563
Posted By Lotus54
There is a OSSA only forum (website) but I think...

There is a OSSA only forum (website) but I think almost no members.
http://ossaforum.com

While I think the thread lamo started has lots of merit, but I also can see a specific only would be...
Forum: Trials 12-18-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 51,563
Posted By Lotus54
Gearing has actually worked ok. Low is alright...

Gearing has actually worked ok. Low is alright for picking through places with no trail at all. I use 3 or 4 th for most of the trials, on connector roads it is nice having the higher 5/6. It would...
Forum: Trials 12-17-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 51,563
Posted By Lotus54
A couple of weeks ago on ride we came across...

A couple of weeks ago on ride we came across some guys going the other way.

Someone saw me coming and hollered out 'Don't sit down!'
I guess we get 'observers' one way or the other.

Yeah,...
Forum: Trials 12-16-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 51,563
Posted By Lotus54
I'm 58, 5'10" and about 180. Size 12 boots. ...

I'm 58, 5'10" and about 180. Size 12 boots.

No issues with foot size, it is typical trials, take your foot off the peg to shift. Stock brake pedal is way to far out, but the TR280 one is perfect....
Forum: Trials 12-16-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 51,563
Posted By Lotus54
I paid $8k for it. I was ready to buy and got the...

I paid $8k for it. I was ready to buy and got the first 2014, so full price. I doubt there is a lot of room to move. 2013 bikes are avaliable at a good price, but I wanted the upgrades of the 14.

...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-15-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 781,405
Posted By Lotus54
Elwha ...

Elwha

http://i298.photobucket.com/albums/mm256/lotus54/Hikes%20misc/7c6a55dcf4bb398fdc3b799ebfd708d4_zps1093eade.jpg
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,663
Posted By Lotus54
Happy to answer any question. The injection...

Happy to answer any question.

The injection is directly into the crankcase - downstream of the reed valve.
Not directly into the combustion chamber, so called semi-direct.

It is pre-mix

HA!...
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