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Forum: Face plant 09-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,531
Posted By sprinter 27
Fwiw at 53 I just broke my clavicle. It was non...

Fwiw at 53 I just broke my clavicle. It was non union, .after reviewing the options I decided to let it healing its own. Sling for 3 weeks , light duty at work a total of 5. At 6 weeks now if I jar...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,986
Posted By sprinter 27
Depending on where you live I can see a tour...

Depending on where you live I can see a tour guide. Out here on the west coast I can see guided tours to adventure riders showing them the scenic spots that are off the beaten track.
Forum: Trials 04-03-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 213,084
Posted By sprinter 27
2008 beta rev3 125

Great shape ,no issues .ridden by my novice son. Located vancouver island Canada . $3300. Can email gasgaskaos@shaw.ca
Forum: Trials 03-27-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,409
Posted By sprinter 27
If you are considering a freeride, you can swing...

If you are considering a freeride, you can swing both bikes you want. At least around here I can get a minty 2011 trials and 2011 2t enduro for $4500-$5000 each.
Fwiw I flip back and forth...
Forum: Trials 03-16-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By sprinter 27
I know where your coming from. In my area trials...

I know where your coming from. In my area trials always seems to stay stagnant. There's a number of bikes around, but if I put on an event it wouldn't likely get a half dozen.
But that all said...
Forum: Trials 03-15-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By sprinter 27
Found it rides heavy and the power is not instant...

Found it rides heavy and the power is not instant like a 2t. I'm. Sure one would get used to it , but then why?
Forum: Trials 03-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,593
Posted By sprinter 27
Make sure you ride a 4rt first. I'm a...

Make sure you ride a 4rt first. I'm a intermediate level rider, traded my gasser for a day and couldn't get back to a two stroke fast enough. Many rave about the monte"s , but you couldn't give me...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By sprinter 27
Spectated 2013, friends rode. After checking...

Spectated 2013, friends rode. After checking options renting bikes seemed best for them . Huge logistics come into play to buy and ship..
Forum: Racing 12-22-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,403
Posted By sprinter 27
Vancouver- Munich - Sibiu worked awesome for us....

Vancouver- Munich - Sibiu worked awesome for us. Bucharest is a long drive.
From what I have seen the freerides would be great in the prologue,but you want a 300 for the main event days.
And if...
Forum: EMEA 08-01-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By sprinter 27
Just got back from a month in sibiu area.take l...

Just got back from a month in sibiu area.take l Romanian money,as most want lei not euros.we seen many locals camping along rivers and such,seems the way it is there. Campsites seem rare. ...
Forum: Trials 03-21-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,914
Posted By sprinter 27
Fwiw I would point out its smart to buy a helmet...

Fwiw I would point out its smart to buy a helmet with a removable liner.after a few rides they stink. Cheaper helmets rarely have that though,so sometimes its worth the upgrade.
I will recommend...
Forum: Trials 01-14-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By sprinter 27
I'd suggest checking the fork sliders carefully...

I'd suggest checking the fork sliders carefully for nicks and scratches,then lift the rear end to see if there's play in the rear suspension linkage. Check for wheel true (runout).
Engine should...
Forum: Trials 01-09-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,080
Posted By sprinter 27
I wouldn't get too concerned about the shift...

I wouldn't get too concerned about the shift shaft.my talent level has let me often drop the bike on both sides.never had any failures yet.
its all the luck of the draw when crashing,had the...
Forum: Trials 12-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,080
Posted By sprinter 27
Our local terrain suits a trials bike for a trail...

Our local terrain suits a trials bike for a trail bike on Vancouver island ..the quiet exhaust and tires that don't do much damage let us ride the local mountains without upsetting local hikers and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,442
Posted By sprinter 27
I had a 450x plated and didn't like it...

I had a 450x plated and didn't like it much.running the largest front and smaller rear sprocket made it possible to run down the highway at 55-60 mph.but the bike revving that high sucks (think top...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,343
Posted By sprinter 27
I'm in central Vancouver island and think this is...

I'm in central Vancouver island and think this is the greatest place on earth.while housing is more expensive than many would like,if you make avg money you should have a nice place.great street bike...
Forum: Trials 09-24-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By sprinter 27
had one till i recently upgraded,had no issues...

had one till i recently upgraded,had no issues with it at all.the gasgas clutches can be odd sounding but they seem to last well.amsoil ''supershift''auto trans fluid was what i found best as oil...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,917
Posted By sprinter 27
Melrose is real close to parksville. It sits just...

Melrose is real close to parksville. It sits just off the highway that goes to port alberni.pm me if you want a guide (and if I am avail) I often camp weekends close by and ride a gasgas ec.
Forum: Canada 04-28-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,917
Posted By sprinter 27
from port alberni the road to tofino is...

from port alberni the road to tofino is great(very rough and curvy) for bikes.once up there long beach is the go to place.best bike rd on the island is the highway from cambell river to gold river,a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,715
Posted By sprinter 27
i'm going to vote red rim stripes,lose the yellow...

i'm going to vote red rim stripes,lose the yellow spring and maybe some suttle duc and italian colour decals on the shrouds. fwiw can the oil cooler be relocated to fill the gap between the exhaust...
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,701
Posted By sprinter 27
i own 2 gasgas bikes and wouldn't hesitate to buy...

i own 2 gasgas bikes and wouldn't hesitate to buy a third.my dealer has lots of stock(eg barrels and pistons in stock) ,but i'm in canada.try go-fasters (they seem to be the big usa dealer)fwiw...
Forum: Trials 01-23-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,172
Posted By sprinter 27
i'm assuming when cold....choke on and lean the...

i'm assuming when cold....choke on and lean the bike way over till gas dribbles on the ground,stand it up and kick
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,870
Posted By sprinter 27
i had a 450x and fwiw the valves will be fine...

i had a 450x and fwiw the valves will be fine unless your doing long high rpm runs(think racing baja).mine never moved in over 100 hours and that included highway runs (was plated as a...
Forum: Trials 12-27-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,647
Posted By sprinter 27
i think you should save up more.most stuff i've...

i think you should save up more.most stuff i've seen needs money in repairs when talking that kind of budget.$3,000 up seems to get you a quality piece that shouldn't nickle and dime you,and give you...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,587
Posted By sprinter 27
i'd check your clutch rod is straight and its...

i'd check your clutch rod is straight and its bearing free.bent rod or bad bearing will heat up the slave and boil fluid causing all sorts of problems
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