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Forum: Trials 04-29-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Monty348
Saturday will be all I can do. I'm an old guy.:D

Saturday will be all I can do. I'm an old guy.:D
Forum: Trials 04-28-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 412,387
Posted By Monty348
Yes indeed, rotate the bars to line up the grips...

Yes indeed, rotate the bars to line up the grips with the fork legs. They'll get higher when you do and the bike will turn better.
Forum: Trials 04-28-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By Monty348
I'll be there Saturday. Can hardly wait. :wave

I'll be there Saturday. Can hardly wait. :wave
Forum: Trials 02-25-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,327
Posted By Monty348
You'll see all kinds of vintage bikes at a MAT...

You'll see all kinds of vintage bikes at a MAT event. Every one of us will talk freely about our machines. It's vintage trials! It's in your neighborhood (relatively)....
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,905
Posted By Monty348
Thanks. I'll PM you with my email address.

Thanks. I'll PM you with my email address.
Forum: Trials 12-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,905
Posted By Monty348
shark fin

Gravity,
Does your reflex have the rear chain guard that protects from getting fingers and such from being caught in between the chain & rear sprocket? Mine is broken off just below the swing arm...
Forum: Trials 12-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,079
Posted By Monty348
Looks like you're well on the way to smooth...

Looks like you're well on the way to smooth running. Get it done, riding time is near.
Forum: Trials 11-18-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 412,387
Posted By Monty348
I'm curious, what was the condition of the old...

I'm curious, what was the condition of the old reeds? Son-in-law's 2004 is on it's original reeds. Should they be examined?
Forum: Trials 10-26-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,546
Posted By Monty348
The 2004 GG Pro uses a ducati rectifier that...

The 2004 GG Pro uses a ducati rectifier that fails. It's a finned aluminum case sealed on the back with a potting substance. Look for a blister / burn in the potting substance. If found it indicates...
Forum: Trials 09-02-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,771
Posted By Monty348
309 Fantic

Since you asked about the 90's, I have a '91 309 Fantic still in good condition. They're nice bikes, certainly not "modern", but still fun to ride. The ignition is Ducati electronic, disc brakes...
Forum: Trials 04-17-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,761
Posted By Monty348
For those of us who pinch pennies, an electric...

For those of us who pinch pennies, an electric kitchen knife will easily cut the knobs shorter. You loose the small kerfs from the knobs but gain square edges. Less depth of tread may be an issue for...
Forum: Trials 03-19-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,273
Posted By Monty348
Motobene's repair method is a good fix. I...

Motobene's repair method is a good fix. I repaired my TR34's clutch in this exact manner.
Forum: Trials 02-24-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,342
Posted By Monty348
My tr34 likes ATF fluid in the forks. It's red...

My tr34 likes ATF fluid in the forks. It's red too.
Forum: Trials 02-13-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,342
Posted By Monty348
Dellorto parts in the USA

For Dellorto parts in the USA go here:
http://www.herdan.com/
Forum: Trials 11-25-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,996
Posted By Monty348
I can't say for sure on the cylinder but this...

I can't say for sure on the cylinder but this link might help
http://www.trialscentral.com/forums/topic/23007-tr34-engine-size-125177/page__hl__tr34

The mixture adjustment screw controls the fuel...
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 412,387
Posted By Monty348
Tunnel photo

Awesome photo! Awesome tunnel!
Forum: Trials 10-22-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By Monty348
It's a long drive to NE from PA

Last time I looked Nebraska is pretty far west from most of us easterners. Not that I'm talented enough to ride a national. Just sayin. :1drink
Forum: Trials 10-17-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Monty348
That should be the same puller. I'll be at New...

That should be the same puller. I'll be at New Windsor on Sunday if you can send it with someone. I Really appreciate the help! I'll PM my email address to you.

Greg
Forum: Trials 10-16-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Monty348
Fantic flywheel puller needed

Anybody have a m32 x 1.25 flywheel puller to fit a Fantic 309? Borrow or buy? I need to change the crankshaft seals.

Greg
Forum: Trials 09-12-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,931
Posted By Monty348
This guy tried a conversion. ...

This guy tried a conversion.
http://www.motorspecial.it/sezioni/tecnica/beta_tr_34.htm

Google Translate version...
Forum: Trials 09-12-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Monty348
Moving south to Georgia

Moving south to Georgia
Forum: Trials 09-10-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Monty348
Answering my own question

Received word that he is moving South.
Forum: Trials 09-10-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Monty348
Ron Commo Beta

Anyone know if Ron Commo's shop is still located in North Ferrisburgh VT? I've tried calling and the phone numbers seem to be disconnected. Emails are unanswered.


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Forum: Trials 08-21-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Monty348
I was on my Beta TR34. Sold the 348 this spring...

I was on my Beta TR34. Sold the 348 this spring and replaced it with a Fantic 309. Presently I'm an Italian AC mono owner, my username is no more than a memory. :D
Forum: Trials 08-20-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Monty348
Mid Atlantic Trials

Kudos to the SPOTR club for a great MAT event this past Sunday. As always, a well planned and organized trial on perfect terrain. Already looking forward to next year. :clap
Forum: Trials 08-15-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,062
Posted By Monty348
didn't mean to rile anyone

Hope I didn't come across as snobbish! That's certainly not my intent. I'm a fan of this sport and want to promote it, not chase anyone away.
My point is that it's best to ask questions in forums...
Forum: Trials 08-14-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,062
Posted By Monty348
Oh my, I'm venting.

Never fails to amaze me. Folks, this is a Trials forum, not a trials tire forum. Unless I'm mistaken our focus is Trials specific. That's riding & equipment related to the sport of Trials and Trials...
Forum: Trials 08-12-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,537
Posted By Monty348
just weld it

You haven't much to loose in welding it. According to your description it's not a brand new crack so could have been that way for months. Weld it and watch it for signs of failure. If the rim is on...
Forum: Trials 08-12-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,783
Posted By Monty348
replacement graphics

TryalsShop has Torsion graphics kits for a great price. Listed on their web page. Can't say about fitment but they meet your criteria.
Forum: Trials 08-07-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,996
Posted By Monty348
ITSA Classes

Looks to me like your bike would qualify for the Modern Mono class.

http://twinshock.org/content.aspx?page_id=22&club_id=922050&module_id=10801
o Modern Mono Any mono-shock trial motorcycle from...
Forum: Trials 07-11-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,427
Posted By Monty348
I put those cheap Chineese pegs on a Reflex for a...

I put those cheap Chineese pegs on a Reflex for a youngster to ride. They worked well until he grew up. His increase in "stature" caused both pegs to fracture, within an hour of each other, while...
Forum: Trials 07-11-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,331
Posted By Monty348
<clip> For those of you that don't know Hawaii...

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For those of you that don't know Hawaii trails, maybe this video from the Island of Kauai will give you an idea;

http://youtu.be/PAfmr6smre8

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Looks like perfect trails for a...
Forum: Trials 07-10-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,092
Posted By Monty348
Wardie, Can't tell where you're from but if...

Wardie,
Can't tell where you're from but if you're in the PA, MD, DE areas you might want to check the Mid Atlantic Trials series.
http://www.mid-atlantictrials.com/
In addition to event info...
Forum: Trials 07-03-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By Monty348
Tubeless front wheel

I was fussing with the front tire on my Fantic 309 last evening and found that the wheel is designed for a tubeless tire. I had suspected this but now have confirmed the fact.
Why did the...
Forum: Trials 06-24-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By Monty348
video from the past

I came across this video posted by a Kansas City TV station. Interesting to me, it contains footage of an '89 Beta TR34 and '91 Fantic 309, models both of which I presently own.
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Forum: Trials 06-15-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Monty348
After quite an extensive web search I found that...

After quite an extensive web search I found that a Suzuki of some sort from the mid '80's used the same master cylinder. The parts fiche showed these and listed them as "filters".
I cleaned and...
Forum: Trials 06-06-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Monty348
Excellent! Actions such as these are great for...

Excellent! Actions such as these are great for our sport!:clap
Forum: Trials 06-05-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By Monty348
My old 348 Cota had a single rim lock and akront...

My old 348 Cota had a single rim lock and akront rim. I ran the Dunlop 803 on it and it never "slipped" on the rim but did "creep". That's like the difference between a stop and a pause. :wink:
...
Forum: Trials 06-04-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By Monty348
Brembo brake master cyl. Fantic 309

"New to me" 309 Fantic. I took the cap off the front master cylinder this evening to change the brake fluid and found two pieces of course plastic mesh inside with the fluid. A better description...
Forum: Trials 05-29-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By Monty348
"How did you all that attended the event find the...

"How did you all that attended the event find the no-stop style? How did it compare to the 08 round? is Dynamic the word you are walking away with"

As a spectator, I liked the no-stop style....
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