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Forum: Trials Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,943
Posted By OneEffinName
*cough* *cough* - take this with a grain of salt....

*cough* *cough* - take this with a grain of salt.

The GG 280 can easily whiskey throttle and get away on you. Either

(1) he just wants to sandbag you and get some more exciting video...
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 614
Posted By OneEffinName
Hmm, well, I think I will get back to watching...

Hmm, well, I think I will get back to watching kids crashing on skate boards and girls falling on stripper poles. A *bit* more exciting. No wonder trials is a dying sport.
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By OneEffinName
I bought one for use as a woods bike and hare...

I bought one for use as a woods bike and hare scrambles. I was going to but a 300 and tune it for torque, but the the allure of the freeride, with its tighter steering, shorter wheel base, light...
Forum: Trials 12-11-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,791
Posted By OneEffinName
To the OP: - knee protection - yes, for...

To the OP:


- knee protection - yes, for sure, for sure. As you start to try harder things, you will do slow speed falls, and land on your knees.

- full face helmet - maybe. An option is a...
Forum: Trials 12-10-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,844
Posted By OneEffinName
Here is an article from Steve Lander in the UK on...

Here is an article from Steve Lander in the UK on riding the Freeride in the 2014 Romaniacs (https://ktmfreeride250.wordpress.com/2014/12/10/freeride-250-in-the-romaniacs/).
...
Forum: Trials 12-06-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,844
Posted By OneEffinName
pipe guard is for the pants. Where we...

pipe guard is for the pants.

Where we ride there are a lot of large rocks. aluminum skid plate is mandatory.

Not sure what PA is like, but the riding on the west coast can be tight, rocky...
Forum: Trials 12-05-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,844
Posted By OneEffinName
My freeride was delivered on Tuesday. I spent...

My freeride was delivered on Tuesday. I spent the last couple of nights getting it ready (skid plate, bar buster, rad protection, jetting, header guard, air filter mod, snugging up a few wires).
...
Forum: Vendors 12-03-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By OneEffinName
Cool idea. Better long term sales that way. ...

Cool idea. Better long term sales that way. I'll send some friends your way.
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,844
Posted By OneEffinName
Here is mine. I pick it up TODAY!!!!!!! One...

Here is mine. I pick it up TODAY!!!!!!! One week behind original schedule - not bad at all.

:rofl :clap :clap :1drink :wink:


I guess I'll send some dead crow to the OP of this thread. As...
Forum: Canada 11-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By OneEffinName
On the island - the majority of land near the...

On the island - the majority of land near the populated areas is E&N land grant - in other words private land. Basically the whole east coast fo the Island from Sooke/Victoria to Campbell River.
...
Forum: Trials 11-12-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By OneEffinName
We dont all live in igloos up here. I live in...

We dont all live in igloos up here. I live in LotusLand - it snows here once every 3 years, stays for about 3 days. Last year, I missed out on one weekend of riding. Nice...
Forum: Trials 11-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By OneEffinName
Freeride 250 Confirmed Booking and Delivery for Canada

My Dealer just called. My freeride 250 order has been booked with KTM. They will shio out last week of November and it will arrive first week of December.

$8999 CAD + frieght, PDI and insane...
Forum: Trials 11-09-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By OneEffinName
The 2012s are fine as long as they have the...

The 2012s are fine as long as they have the latest upgrade and easy start. 3 kicks start when cold, 1 kick when warm. Requires a very good kick.

Get to know you OSSA distributor - they can ship...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,369
Posted By OneEffinName
OSSA Explorer - it *IS* the tr280 trials bike...

OSSA Explorer
- it *IS* the tr280 trials bike with a subframe and seat bolted on
- trials transmission
- trails short and plush suspension
- trials tight steering
- Great bike for highly...
Forum: Canada 11-04-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By OneEffinName
It was good - about 35 riders. Day was cloudy to...

It was good - about 35 riders. Day was cloudy to start and rain to finish (not bad for this time of year). Tansky was slippery with roots and rocks. lots of mud and water crossings. Personally I...
Forum: Trials 10-31-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,844
Posted By OneEffinName
Nearly 300hrs on my 350excf. Raced, dual sported,...

Nearly 300hrs on my 350excf. Raced, dual sported, mini adv rides.

NEVER used the kick start. NEVER needed to use it.

In the many years of owning trials bikes for single track and competition,...
Forum: Trials 10-31-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By OneEffinName
I suspect this is Spunky's is getting one of the...

I suspect this is Spunky's is getting one of the early order freerides. I wonder if it has already been spoken for... not that I really care - I already have my ordered secured (and check weekly,...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By OneEffinName
Brentwood Enduro - this Sunday Nov 2 - Van Isle

100th anniversary of the Brentwood Enduro being held this Sunday Nov 2nd out at Tansky (across from China Beach, pas Sooke). Come by to race, or just to chat and watch riders slip, crash, burn,...
Forum: Canada 10-31-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,399
Posted By OneEffinName
Every time I look for KTM parts, I can get it at...

Every time I look for KTM parts, I can get it at about the same cost locally, in about the same time as ordering it from the states. Very rarely has ordering KTM parts been any cheaper or faster or...
Forum: Canada 10-30-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By OneEffinName
A bunch of riders/racers will be out at the...

A bunch of riders/racers will be out at the Brentwood Enduro Competition on Nov 2nd. It's being held at Tanksy - across from China Beach. If you are in the area, drop by. I am on at KTM 350 - race...
Forum: Trials 10-30-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By OneEffinName
What bike was he riding?

What bike was he riding?
Forum: Trials 10-30-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By OneEffinName
Yeah, that page has been there for quite a while....

Yeah, that page has been there for quite a while. Came up around the same time the 350 passed US *offroad* homologation tests. They did not do street legal homologation. Latest word from the...
Forum: Trials 10-30-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By OneEffinName
A bit of google brings up Keihin 28mm PWK flat...

A bit of google brings up Keihin 28mm PWK flat slide carb. Ref: http://www.enduro21.com/index.php/component/k2/item/1254-first-look-2014-ktm-freeride-250-r
Forum: Trials 10-28-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,844
Posted By OneEffinName
Yep they are coming. They are already stocking...

Yep they are coming. They are already stocking hardparts for the 250R.

Those who put down their deposit will see it in December/January. Those who didn't will have to wait will see it in...
Forum: Trials 10-28-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By OneEffinName
More great news. KTM NA is stocking hard...

More great news.

KTM NA is stocking hard parts for the freeride. So I am going to get the skid plate and new springs ahead of time. Perhaps the SS front brake cups too. When this baby arrives...
Forum: Trials 10-27-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By OneEffinName
I expect it to fit in between my enduro and my...

I expect it to fit in between my enduro and my raga with characteristics of each. If I look at specs alone it appears that is how it has been designed.

I have been following a number of EU...
Forum: Trials 10-27-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By OneEffinName
It has been delayed a month - I am to expect it...

It has been delayed a month - I am to expect it December/January - keerist, this is killing me. And, of course, pics/report will be happening...
Forum: Trials 10-26-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,634
Posted By OneEffinName
KTM Freeride now listed on KTM web site

It used to be that the freerides did have web pages on the US and Canada web sites, but now there is a specific menu item that lists the freerides on the front page...


Mom, the're coming, the're...
Forum: Trials 10-22-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,114
Posted By OneEffinName
Don't you love how you ask a question and you get...

Don't you love how you ask a question and you get a bunch of responses to a question you never asked? Sheesh, forums are full of 'em.

Anyhoo, I cannot comment of the EVO 200, but I did have the...
Forum: Canada 10-10-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By OneEffinName
Terra Nova Enduro this weekend

For those who want to get a laugh at riders dragging their bikes through the nastiest crap on Vancouver Island, check out the Terra Nova 2 day enduro competition this weekend. Sunday and Monday at...
Forum: Trials 10-04-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By OneEffinName
I have size 13 feet, and have used the Novogar,...

I have size 13 feet, and have used the Novogar, but they wore out fast. I now use the SIDI discovery rain, which are a waterproof version of the SIDI trial boot. They seem to last better, and fit...
Forum: Canada 10-03-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By OneEffinName
If you want to hit single track, perhaps join up...

If you want to hit single track, perhaps join up with the VIHSS racers facebook page. You dont have to race to join in for the fun. There is a race this Sunday at Whiskey Creek. Lots of great...
Forum: Trials 10-01-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,844
Posted By OneEffinName
Me too. I had a Beta Rev 4t with long range...

Me too. I had a Beta Rev 4t with long range seat/tank. I did 2 years of *lots* of single track with that bike. It was great in the hard stuff. Not so great on logging roads. I eventually...
Forum: Trials 09-30-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,844
Posted By OneEffinName
Hmmm, sounds strange to me as KTM in Canada gets...

Hmmm, sounds strange to me as KTM in Canada gets their bikes from KTM NA. All the local dealers are taking orders for a shipment of the Freeride 250R due to be here in November. I'll check with the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By OneEffinName
The satging area I went to is about a mile south...

The satging area I went to is about a mile south of the junction of 58 on 97. The maps at the staging area should a bunch more trails than on my USFS map (I got from Cascade).

On the west side...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By OneEffinName
I went to "three trails" OHV today down by...

I went to "three trails" OHV today down by Cresent. It was nice. Only there for a couple of hours, so was able to cover the good stuff in the main area, but did not get to the new 9 miles of single...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By OneEffinName
Care to offer up some other fun rides in the area?

Care to offer up some other fun rides in the area?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,249
Posted By OneEffinName
Well, I am back in Bend again. Another trail to...

Well, I am back in Bend again. Another trail to add to the list: The loop at Edison Butte sno-park. It is a loop that takes about 2 hours to complete, with some nice lookout stops at Kwohl Butte...
Forum: Canada 08-04-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,854
Posted By OneEffinName
Like Pongo says, the south east of the island is...

Like Pongo says, the south east of the island is all private land, due to the 1883 E&N railway land grant. 10% of vancouver island granted to Dunsmuir, including all timber, coal and other...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19,867
Views: 2,305,552
Posted By OneEffinName
The one in his hand is the brake lever. The one...

The one in his hand is the brake lever. The one in the tusk bag is the clutch lever. Looks like my 2013.
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