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Forum: Trials 01-05-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 56,436
Posted By Ccino
For such a small bike (with as, you guys have...

For such a small bike (with as, you guys have indicated a heart as big as its' following) I am intrigued that there is so much to talk about, as relates to this splendiferous machine.
I am...
Forum: Trials 11-17-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 86,624
Posted By Ccino
Talking I bet that if you mutants lived near the coast...

I bet that if you mutants lived near the coast you all would have been longboard surfers.

Grow old, but don't ever grow up !
Forum: Trials 10-13-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 284,443
Posted By Ccino
Cool2 Club comp in Otago.

We had a little club day. 5 sections and 4 competitors. Damp grass, soft soil, slippery rocks, but fine and sunny.

I rode a bit better than last outting but still managed to lose contact/control...
Forum: Trials 10-06-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,250
Posted By Ccino
I haven't ridden one of these Ossas but have been...

I haven't ridden one of these Ossas but have been "Observing" at 2 x two day trials where there have been a couple of them being ridden (and well ridden at that).
At the earlier of these events one...
Forum: Trials 08-17-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By Ccino
Front Tyre, I said front tyre. I know under...

Front Tyre, I said front tyre.

I know under braking, most weight is on the front, but they appear to be pretty stiff.
I agree the rear would be too narrow, and anyway Dommie runs 130x90 by...
Forum: Trials 08-16-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,482
Posted By Ccino
I am also considering running a trials tyre on my...

I am also considering running a trials tyre on my adventure bike, but for different reason than SniperX.

Front tyre on Honda Dominator (650) is worn out, and I have Pirelli 43s front and back on...
Forum: Trials 06-15-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 69,552
Posted By Ccino
I've just ridden my Fantic 307 in a club trial in...

I've just ridden my Fantic 307 in a club trial in the worst weather I've ridden in. Poor old bike did a whole lot better than I did, and took mercy on me by eventually throwing the chain (escape...
Forum: Trials 03-05-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,659
Posted By Ccino
Pirelli MT43

I fitted a couple of these tyres several months ago and because my rims are old and battered ('90 Fantic 307) fitted them with tubes in. They are a definite improvement on the very old and worn...
Forum: Trials 01-02-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By Ccino
Did Evo replace Rev as a model, or did they run...

Did Evo replace Rev as a model, or did they run concurrently?
Forum: Trials 01-01-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,215
Posted By Ccino
Beta Rev 3, Evo.

What are the differences between the Beta Rev 3, and Beta Evo, please?


Happy New Year to you all.
Forum: Trials 09-23-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,283
Posted By Ccino
Very good AteamNM, that first paragraph was...

Very good AteamNM, that first paragraph was brilliant.
But then you got in to opinion and bias.

I'm 54 years old, 6ft 1, and 85 kg. For 15...
Forum: Trials 09-22-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,283
Posted By Ccino
There you are Riveratrider, aren't you glad you...

There you are Riveratrider, aren't you glad you asked.

Thanks Brewtus, helpful as always. It's guys like you who make it a pleasure for learners to get in and stay in a marginal sport like this.
...
Forum: Trials 09-19-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,283
Posted By Ccino
Risers

I'm a relative trials newby too and am running risers as well. I run them on my adventure bike to be in a comfortable position when standing. When on my trials bike I was finding my hunched forward...
Forum: Trials 09-19-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,271
Posted By Ccino
Practice

My new motto:

Don't just practice until you can do it right,

practice until you can't do it wrong.
Forum: Trials 06-16-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,474
Posted By Ccino
terrebonne

thanks you darmst for your vids, so many I see are showing people having skills which I aspire to, but it's good to see skill level I can identify with.
Forum: Australia 05-25-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,412
Posted By Ccino
TBAM, gone?

A couple of months ago I caught on to this (Trail Bike Adventure Magazine) publication, what a breath of fresh air. So have been waiting for May issue to arrive at shop, and waited and waited...
...
Forum: Trials 05-05-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 284,443
Posted By Ccino
"Guts" out of the old Fantic 307

so the last coupla times I've had the bike out, I have noticed a phantom neutral or two and a general malaise in the gear box department, so thought it was time I took it to bits and had a look...
Forum: Trials 04-05-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 284,443
Posted By Ccino
Progress

Put my beaten-up old Fantic 307 in the van and went up to replanted forestry area and took on some climbs, and drops. A little creek, and some tracks that have been ripped up by dickheads in 4WDs. A...
Forum: Trials 04-05-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 69,552
Posted By Ccino
This site has cracked me.

http://[IMG]http://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg551/Gazaccino/Fantic307.jpghttp://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg551/Gazaccino/Fantic307.jpgall I wanted to do was up-load a photo of my "Outright...
Forum: Trials 04-03-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 69,552
Posted By Ccino
Beaten-up old Fantic

http://www.flickr.com/photos/76853112@N05/6900834290/I like the original idea of this thread and felt I could contribute, but..


i) it's got out-of-hand with overly technical and expensive...
Forum: Trials 02-08-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By Ccino
Hey Kiwi, he was a fantastic captain and is still...

Hey Kiwi, he was a fantastic captain and is still a great inspiration to many.
Forum: Trials 02-06-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By Ccino
Where's OMCC, I'm guessing it's not Otago Motor...

Where's OMCC, I'm guessing it's not Otago Motor Cycle Club then?
Forum: Trials 01-05-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 284,443
Posted By Ccino
got it goin

I bought a rumpty old 307 Fantic about three weeks ago, with leaking forks seals and no back brake, so ripped forks out and gave them to mechanic/trials fiend/friend and didn't expect to see them for...
Forum: New Zealand 01-15-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,750
Posted By Ccino
Otago Pies

A bloke I had always credited with a bit of wisdom once gave me some advice about Pies.
He said i) never buy a pie in a plastic bag, and,
ii) only...
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