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Old 03-10-2013, 03:38 PM   #1651
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The ossa importer runs excellent practice sessions throughout the summer if you need somewhere to ride between trials, Wednesday evenings and weekends, excellent place, excellent group to ride with
I'm signed up for the april 27th school.I need a refresher.I'll prolly be there wed evenings.It's only 20 minutes from work.
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Old 03-10-2013, 04:54 PM   #1652
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Eh? kansas

Weather. Stinks!!!! 62 degrees yesterday, 30 today! Not to mention I have a cold again. So didn't ride today.
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:41 PM   #1653
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Yesterday...

Didn't have time to do the video tell today. Had a good time with some friends, and even had a new guy looking to try out trials with us, was lots of fun.

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Old 03-10-2013, 08:38 PM   #1654
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Thumb looked like fun to me

Nice place to ride!!!!
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:43 AM   #1655
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Weather. Stinks!!!! 62 degrees yesterday, 30 today! Not to mention I have a cold again. So didn't ride today.
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Old 03-16-2013, 06:59 PM   #1656
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Epoxy'd the crap outta the airbox and seat after looping it out on my pallet stack!
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Old 03-18-2013, 05:57 AM   #1657
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So are grips extremely hard to install on all trials bikes, or just this 92 GT25? Or maybe the Renthal grips are slightly undersized. It took A LOT of effort getting the throttle side on. I even tried air, which has always worked before. But man that was an extremely tight fit. Yes I made sure I was using the correct grip on the throttle side haha.

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Old 03-18-2013, 06:04 AM   #1658
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I always use spray paint. Whatever color I have, even clear. Just spray in the grip slides right on and sticks like glue.
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Old 03-18-2013, 06:09 AM   #1659
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This is the picture i meant to post. You can see at the end of the grip how stretched it is. I think this bike has a really fat throttle tube LOL.

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Old 03-18-2013, 08:05 AM   #1660
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This is the picture i meant to post. You can see at the end of the grip how stretched it is. I think this bike has a really fat throttle tube LOL.

Most likely, "someone" placed the left grip on the right grip side, they have different inside diameter on grips for motorcycles. I have done this on purpose ONE time, when I didnt have a right side grip, but needed to go right now.

I am very sensitive on thickness of grips, I cannot run the thick ones, my arms pump too fast, I get charlie horses. when you have the grips on correctly, they should be same sizes, I can't for the life of me guess what else it can be, the throttle tubes should all be the same, I guess you can't tell or prove it without a donor or a spare tube to test the theory.

I personally haven't used the Renthals grips, my dad likes them, got to have the ones with little to none of the "thumb flange" or whatever it is called... I got these new, fat, super soft "pro-grips," that I cannot get to stop twisting on the left grip, the glue on throttle grip stuck nicely, but the left grip, even with triple safety-wiring, it still rotates on the bars... I'm more than half pissed we cannot get Hebo grips anymore? Least my supplier tells me so.
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:19 AM   #1661
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I'd try taking the grips off and use some carb. cleaner or grip glue to reinstall just act fast. I f you plan to compete use safety wire in 2-3 spots along the length of the grips. Also use the palm of your hand to help push them on.
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:35 AM   #1662
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Most likely, "someone" placed the left grip on the right grip side, they have different inside diameter on grips for motorcycles. I have done this on purpose ONE time, when I didnt have a right side grip, but needed to go right now.

I am very sensitive on thickness of grips, I cannot run the thick ones, my arms pump too fast, I get charlie horses. when you have the grips on correctly, they should be same sizes, I can't for the life of me guess what else it can be, the throttle tubes should all be the same, I guess you can't tell or prove it without a donor or a spare tube to test the theory.

I personally haven't used the Renthals grips, my dad likes them, got to have the ones with little to none of the "thumb flange" or whatever it is called... I got these new, fat, super soft "pro-grips," that I cannot get to stop twisting on the left grip, the glue on throttle grip stuck nicely, but the left grip, even with triple safety-wiring, it still rotates on the bars... I'm more than half pissed we cannot get Hebo grips anymore? Least my supplier tells me so.
My guess would be that they are Renthal ATV grips which are the same size for both sides (both non-throttle size) because ATV's use a thumb throttle
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Old 03-18-2013, 11:46 AM   #1663
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Most likely, "someone" placed the left grip on the right grip side, they have different inside diameter on grips for motorcycles.
Nope. I have installed 100's of grips over the years and know to check to make sure I am using the correct grip on the correct side. i double checked even after I saw how tight it was.

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My guess would be that they are Renthal ATV grips which are the same size for both sides (both non-throttle size) because ATV's use a thumb throttle
Nope. The throttle side was bigger.
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:06 PM   #1664
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I kicked mine over and rode some figure eights and some baby step-ups.

God must have known I was a Beta guy.......that's why he forked up my right hip. The bike started right up.

However small, it sure felt good just to work on a little balance and clutch.
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Old 03-18-2013, 05:42 PM   #1665
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I kicked mine over and rode some figure eights and some baby step-ups.

God must have known I was a Beta guy.......that's why he forked up my right hip. The bike started right up.

However small, it sure felt good just to work on a little balance and clutch.

Cool this!!
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