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Forum: Trials Yesterday, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By SCExpat
Was it the Aussie.....Miles? If he sold his...

Was it the Aussie.....Miles? If he sold his Montesa I hope he got another bike.... A new 2 stroke Beta as everyone knows the're the best. :evil Good guy and fun to ride with.

You know there is an...
Forum: Trials 09-18-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By SCExpat
My 02 Rev-3 was the same. Google "Beta clutch...

My 02 Rev-3 was the same. Google "Beta clutch fix". Not that hard to do but it takes some time. The best oil I found to use was PJ1 clutch tuner and Bel-Ray Gear Saver. Even after doing the clutch...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By SCExpat
From my whole 3 years or living in Caldwell....30...

From my whole 3 years or living in Caldwell....30 miles west of Boise. Seems like there is winter and summer with only a 2 week transition. The AC or heater is always used except for those 2 week...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8,505
Views: 752,837
Posted By SCExpat
I have a couple of pistols that I have not shot...

I have a couple of pistols that I have not shot for a while. See ya there.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-16-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,924
Posted By SCExpat
Being that trials bikes are kind of rare and the...

Being that trials bikes are kind of rare and the small ones much more so, I think your best bet would be the trials specific forum. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=799438

Good luck.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,924
Posted By SCExpat
Only 3 days notice.....:cry I just made other...

Only 3 days notice.....:cry I just made other plans. Would like to go and ride one of your club events sometime........but no big teeter totter. :deal

Hey I missed you at Whiskey Gulch and you...
Forum: Trials 08-26-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
Great video, thanks for posting. Really looks...

Great video, thanks for posting. Really looks like a great place to ride. As for the Husaberg vid you don't really say how you think the 2014 501 is compared to the 70 degree 570. :ear
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-08-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8,505
Views: 752,837
Posted By SCExpat
Very cool. Thanks for the chance, I am thinking...

Very cool. Thanks for the chance, I am thinking that since you need to test the gear all your rides must be a write off. Brilliant! :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By SCExpat
I saw that on one site and it sounded great. See...

I saw that on one site and it sounded great. See an active volcano and then ride to a hotel on the beach. I am sure it will be hard not to have a great time.

Tried surfing once......the ocean won....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks. I'll check them out. A quick look and I...

Thanks. I'll check them out. A quick look and I kinda want a bike with more performance than DR400/650.




I would like to ride a blue bike. A Husaberg. :D But a KTM will do. Don't really want...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks. I'll check them out. Have a fun trip and...

Thanks. I'll check them out. Have a fun trip and looking forward to your ride report. :deal





We (brother and I so far) want to show up with our riding gear and have a guide to follow and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By SCExpat
I'm going. Just wanted to see if any others have...

I'm going. Just wanted to see if any others have gone and could give feedback on the company they went with. They all look good but you never know. :norton
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 744
Posted By SCExpat
Costa Rica off road tours???

I am wanting to escape a bit of the winter here and am thinking why not go to Costa Rica for some off road riding.
Yea I know....ADVrider why don't I just ride there. :huh ...
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,826
Posted By SCExpat
My biased opinion........

FWIW. I started with a 2002 Beta Rev-3 270 and loved it. After riding and competing for almost 2 years I got an offer on a 2010 Gasgas 300 race I could not pass up. The suspension and brakes were...
Forum: Trials 07-30-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
I take it that is the Ryan Young class? I'll see...

I take it that is the Ryan Young class? I'll see you there.
There is an INTA trials in the same area the training will be held next weekend. http://www.inwta.com/DOCS/INTAROUND%208%202014.doc

I...
Forum: Trials 07-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,869
Posted By SCExpat
LMAO. You do know them. :rofl Must have been...

LMAO. You do know them. :rofl Must have been before they switched to Sod. The trials family is really not that big.
Forum: Trials 07-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,869
Posted By SCExpat
One of my mentors I ride with most every Sunday...

One of my mentors I ride with most every Sunday is Vern Gugulimeli. His brother used to race and compete in trials until he died in an off road MC accident. Just wondering if it is him as it is not...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 714
Posted By SCExpat
Leslie Gulch

Hard to beat the feeling of riding in a mini (still huge) Grand Canyon.

http://www.blm.gov/or/resources/recreation/site_info.php?siteid=286...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11,107
Views: 1,438,816
Posted By SCExpat
I am kind of in the same spot.....keeping my...

I am kind of in the same spot.....keeping my Bassa and selling the Stelvio. Do you find yourself riding the Stone more than the Stelvio for the local rides? My riding has switched to about 90% trials...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11,107
Views: 1,438,816
Posted By SCExpat
I have had my 2009 listed on the flea market here...

I have had my 2009 listed on the flea market here and Wildguzzi for a couple of weeks at $7500,.........no interest yet....
Forum: Trials 07-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
Ya know there are some really good effective...

Ya know there are some really good effective treatments for tennis elbow. Have you seen a Chiropractor or PT? I've been a chiro for 20+ years and sell tools for treating just those kinds of problems...
Forum: Trials 07-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
I changed the oil.....after about 6 hours on my...

I changed the oil.....after about 6 hours on my 2013 Beta 300. It had a lot of clutch drag and sticking. Thought I was going to have to do the "Beta clutch fix". I used 500cc of Bel Rey Gear Saver...
Forum: Trials 07-08-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
WOW! What a great riding area. I know that...

WOW! What a great riding area. I know that things are steeper and more difficult than they appear to be in pictures :eek1 ......but what level section/line is that?

Why not ride then drink and...
Forum: Trials 07-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
I hope there will be pictures of this trials...

I hope there will be pictures of this trials Nirvana. :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-05-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,505
Views: 752,837
Posted By SCExpat
Not me. My bike is parked waiting for the rear...

Not me. My bike is parked waiting for the rear Tubliss to be put on. I can only hope that will stop me from getting so many flats.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,505
Views: 752,837
Posted By SCExpat
Thanks for sharing the video. I rode that the...

Thanks for sharing the video. I rode that the opposite way on my FE450 and was wishing I had my trials bike. Some of the parts around the 10 min. mark in your video had me off my bike and walking the...
Forum: Trials 07-01-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
A bit. I swear I could feel every power stroke...

A bit. I swear I could feel every power stroke pushing the bike forward and just a crack of the throttle would launch it. Great for the experts but not good for me. I really like the nice, smooth,...
Forum: Trials 07-01-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
I washed it.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-dPP-oG3uhNM/U7MGgjhFRNI/AAAAAAAADKA/7wNFs5lcp1o/w1096-h822-no/IMG_0377.JPG
To make a long story shorter......... I rode the GG and really liked the suspension,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,924
Posted By SCExpat
Hi Jeff, Always good to add another rider to...

Hi Jeff,
Always good to add another rider to our....group. Not quite enough people to call it that but.....
Some of us are heading to Butte for the Whiskey Gulch trials so no one riding this...
Forum: Trials 06-20-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
Washed it, changed the oil, cleaned the air...

Washed it, changed the oil, cleaned the air filter......and then bought my friends 2010 Raga as he made me an offer I could not refuse. Anyone interested in a nice 2002 Beta 270? :deal
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 88,665
Posted By SCExpat
And now you're on a Guzzi? :evil FWIW: I'll...

And now you're on a Guzzi? :evil

FWIW: I'll be selling my 2009 Stelvio and keeping my 1999 Bassa. I just like the character or way it rides. Always brings a smile to my face. I was/am planning on...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-04-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By SCExpat
Me too. There was so much pucker factor here I...

Me too. There was so much pucker factor here I had to pick the seat cover out of my arse after this ride. :huh...
Forum: Trials 06-03-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 73,944
Posted By SCExpat
I went to this for my first time last...

I went to this for my first time last year.......gotta say I am really looking forward to this years ride. Even though there were some sections that were really mentally challenging......as in big...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-03-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,924
Posted By SCExpat
McCall ride

Just great as always.....
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-0LvaJxvAqyY/U4dexT0HheI/AAAAAAAADIA/ocuE-zBslX0/w1153-h865-no/IMG_9982.JPG...
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11,107
Views: 1,438,816
Posted By SCExpat
It's all relative.......

A GSA rider made this post as to how important having towing service in his insurance is.

"Good one...but you are not on a BMW that weighs 564 unloaded

Look I carry more self-rescue, "what if"...
Forum: Trials 05-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 311,604
Posted By SCExpat
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-0LvaJxvAqyY/U4d...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-0LvaJxvAqyY/U4dexT0HheI/AAAAAAAADIA/ocuE-zBslX0/w1153-h865-no/IMG_9982.JPG

Not an "action" shot but I really liked this pic. Up in the rocks at McCall, ID...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8,505
Views: 752,837
Posted By SCExpat
I just got a Garmin 78 but after seeing this...

I just got a Garmin 78 but after seeing this thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=863174 and seeing guys get a complete set up for under $100 wish I would have gone the budget...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-15-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By SCExpat
Thank you! I was wondering why I did not see any...

Thank you! I was wondering why I did not see any dirt roads and secondary streets. Part of the learning curve. :huh
Forum: Trials 05-15-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,500
Posted By SCExpat
Sounds great! :clap Just an excellent job on the...

Sounds great! :clap Just an excellent job on the restoration. You are a true craftsman. Can't wait to see it being ridden.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5,727
Views: 806,317
Posted By SCExpat
I have had real good luck with Sea Foam. Bought a...

I have had real good luck with Sea Foam. Bought a 1999 Moto Guzzi that the owner was not riding so it had sat for over a year without any gas stabilizer. It ran really rough but a can of Sea Foam...
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