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Forum: Trials Today, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By lamotovita
[QUOTE=1962siia;26886636]Thanks for all the input...

[QUOTE=1962siia;26886636]Thanks for all the input folks. I guess no one knows the answers to the questions I asked, but either way I'll have it figured out in a few hours.

No one could answer...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 659
Views: 94,998
Posted By lamotovita
I have a center stand I would sell, I'll look and...

I have a center stand I would sell, I'll look and see if it's where I think it is. send me a PM if you're interested. I should have passenger pegs as well.
Forum: Trials 05-24-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,030
Posted By lamotovita
Gas Gas is closed and being liquidated. If you...

Gas Gas is closed and being liquidated. If you don't buy it now you may not get another chance.
I haven't got to see a Randonne but I'd like to. A small 4 stroke like that can be lots of fun to...
Forum: Trials 05-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,030
Posted By lamotovita
:roflsounds like good advice... posted on an...

:roflsounds like good advice... posted on an internet forum.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By lamotovita
The forest service does not have "MTN Bike...

The forest service does not have "MTN Bike trails", they also don't have motorcycle trails. They do have multi use public trails that are open to various user types.
I believe the Devils Gulch...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 420,658
Posted By lamotovita
It looks like a Supertrapp setup....

It looks like a Supertrapp setup....
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 420,658
Posted By lamotovita
Yes, always on kick start only bikes, what does...

Yes, always on kick start only bikes, what does that tell you?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-19-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,484
Views: 407,595
Posted By lamotovita
Then I guess you've got time to post some photos....

Then I guess you've got time to post some photos.
I'll show you mine if you show me yours.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By lamotovita
You should ask here...

You should ask here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=347184
Be sure to identify your moto.
Forum: Trials 05-19-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 27,521
Posted By lamotovita
What about Ossa?

Very sad to see a company that had such a meteoric rise and so much influence on the sport close, hopefully some good things will come out of the ashes.
Nobody ever seems to mention Ossa. I wonder...
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By lamotovita
I'd guess you have a plugged pilot jet and your...

I'd guess you have a plugged pilot jet and your choke plunger is leaking enough to run the engine. Replace both.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 420,658
Posted By lamotovita
Why did he pull you over?

Why did he pull you over?
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,319
Posted By lamotovita
Well I guess he's big enough to handle the bike,...

Well I guess he's big enough to handle the bike, and would squash a smaller bike, but learning to ride while dealing with the hit of a 525 will be harder for anyone.



Let's say you are driving...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,917,974
Posted By lamotovita
You pretty much need to eyeball it, then ride it...

You pretty much need to eyeball it, then ride it and look at the handlebar while riding a straight line to see how close you are. It's better to loosen the lower fork tube clamps if possible when...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,319
Posted By lamotovita
Well according to the internet, neither KTM or...

Well according to the internet, neither KTM or Your car mfg. know what they're talking about.
I'd be more worried about the money you're going to spend on tires and chain/sprockets by riding lots...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By lamotovita
I certainly intend to try a T-Max. It's the most...

I certainly intend to try a T-Max. It's the most intriguing, performance wise. Finding one may not be so easy.

The tall seat for the Burgman is good info also, that might be a good thing for...
Forum: Trials 05-10-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 89,414
Posted By lamotovita
I don't have any numbers to back this up, but I...

I don't have any numbers to back this up, but I think here in the northwest USA that ratio was reversed, very few were bought by Trials riders though.
It wouldn't surprise me if more Trials riders...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By lamotovita
Those both look interesting, too bad they appear...

Those both look interesting, too bad they appear to be discontinued. I wonder if there are replacements coming for them or if the Italians are just giving up on big scooters.
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,999
Posted By lamotovita
Get his ass off the road before he kills somebody.

Get his ass off the road before he kills somebody.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By lamotovita
I can have plenty of fun on a slow bike, and I...

I can have plenty of fun on a slow bike, and I certainly don't race anymore, but I live in the land of 75-80mph highways and I need to be able to get out of the way of the speeding Mercedes' and...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By lamotovita
Thanks for the suggestions guys. The 250/300s...

Thanks for the suggestions guys. The 250/300s just aren't gonna cut it. I'd think that something like a 400cc Majesty would be my minimum power level.
I plan to check out a Burgman since they're...
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,999
Posted By lamotovita
Maybe where you live, around here most people who...

Maybe where you live, around here most people who rear end someone in a roundabout are uninsured tweakers.
I say always call the cops and never say you're not injured until you've got a...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,340
Posted By lamotovita
New Old Scooter Rider

I've been riding and racing motorcycles since I could swing a leg over. Now I'm at an age and condition where I find it very difficult to swing a leg over.
I've started considering big scooters...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 351,349
Posted By lamotovita
To the DNR: Do I need a discovery pass if I am...

To the DNR:
Do I need a discovery pass if I am driving through state recreation lands?
Not stopping or parking.

From the DNR:
Hello,

Thank you for contacting the Department of Fish and...
Forum: Trials 05-08-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 94,667
Posted By lamotovita
I find idle rpm to be very important. I keep mine...

I find idle rpm to be very important. I keep mine between 1800 and 1900. It will change with altitude so carry a tach and check it when you travel. I'm sure it will change as the engine breaks in...
Forum: Trials 05-05-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 206,618
Posted By lamotovita
Levers for sale

I got a good laugh out of these ebay ads

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1976C-1977D-YAMAHA-TY250-CLUTCH-LEVER-/171655475715?hash=item27f776b203&vxp=mtr

...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,917,974
Posted By lamotovita
Did you clean and oil the air filter? You...

Did you clean and oil the air filter?
You need to check the valve clearance.
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,917,974
Posted By lamotovita
For starters, Mileage on bike? Stock or...

For starters,

Mileage on bike?
Stock or modified?
Speed and throttle position(s) when the problem arises?
How long have you owned the bike and when did the problem start?
Has all...
Forum: Trials 05-02-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 41,800
Posted By lamotovita
My 06 works fine with Maxima too. I used the full...

My 06 works fine with Maxima too. I used the full spring set for years but last year I removed two springs because of arthritis and cramping in my left hand, I was surprised that there was such a...
Forum: Trials 05-01-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 41,800
Posted By lamotovita
I'd be interested in hearing your basis for that...

I'd be interested in hearing your basis for that statement.

By the way, I believe the HP4 with moly is recommended for engine oil only, not for use with a wet clutch.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-01-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,351
Posted By lamotovita
I think they should be allowed to go extinct,...

I think they should be allowed to go extinct, Californians I mean.
Forum: Trials 04-30-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,828
Posted By lamotovita
My Trial Zeros fit about the same as my...

My Trial Zeros fit about the same as my Discoveries. The Trials boot is slightly taller and much lighter. When broken in the discoveries seem just as flexible as the Trials model. The big difference...
Forum: Trials 04-29-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By lamotovita
Yeah, E Bike riders get all the chicks.

Yeah, E Bike riders get all the chicks.
Forum: Trials 04-29-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By lamotovita
I think your question is valid, I'd like to hear...

I think your question is valid, I'd like to hear an answer to it.
Trials-trail-supermoto is a long stretch though.
Forum: Trials 04-29-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By lamotovita
Cool bike but I don't think the Trials forum is...

Cool bike but I don't think the Trials forum is the best place to look for an answer to your question.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12,097
Views: 1,917,974
Posted By lamotovita
You haven't provide enough info, but if it's...

You haven't provide enough info, but if it's likely an over rich condition. If it's at full throttle try a leaner main jet. If the bike has lot's of miles on it replace the needle jet set.
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By lamotovita
I admire your ingenuity, but holy crap that's...

I admire your ingenuity, but holy crap that's ugly.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By lamotovita
And which XRL do you have?

And which XRL do you have?
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 206,618
Posted By lamotovita
I see it now. It's "the other one" in the video...

I see it now. It's "the other one" in the video you linked to. Thanks
Forum: Trials 04-22-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 206,618
Posted By lamotovita
The bike I'm referring to has a tank that looks...

The bike I'm referring to has a tank that looks like this
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-UHzm-gdXK90/VCC4UAlagBI/AAAAAAAAJwE/9BhYreWTu00/s1600/CZ%2BHigh%2BPipe%2BMX%2BTank.JPG
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