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Forum: Trials Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By dmay
Make all your controls work as well as possible...

Make all your controls work as well as possible and then some,brakes well tuned,clutch easy to pull,throttle smooth turning with virtually zero slack in cable.

Then ride with trials riders,we all...
Forum: Trials 02-26-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By dmay
i would do 303 piston port engine,309 frame,303...

i would do 303 piston port engine,309 frame,303 conventional forks.305/309 bodywork easily available.

My 309 handles great,suspension good,but USD forks prone to leaking.(They work pretty good...
Forum: Trials 02-22-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By dmay
You are not alone (-; ...

You are not alone (-;
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3951/15553102319_2007cedb0d_s.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/pGnHsx)aIMG_8621 (https://flic.kr/p/pGnHsx) by Trials Shots...
Forum: Trials 02-21-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By dmay
Fresh premix,rock back and forth in 3rd or 4th to...

Fresh premix,rock back and forth in 3rd or 4th to prime it while holding in clutch lever to break clutch free,will start in 1 kick!
Forum: Trials 02-19-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,187
Posted By dmay
Doesn't have to be the "best" just the best...

Doesn't have to be the "best" just the best tuned,clutch action,brakes,smooth running,good tires,easy clutch will get you better results than most.My brakes are pretty strong,jetting spot...
Forum: Trials 02-19-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By dmay
Parts are as easy as a modern bike,Mike has lots...

Parts are as easy as a modern bike,Mike has lots of stuff,plus English suppliers are very quick to ship,Bob Wright,Frankfield Fantic,InMotion. Lots of Fantics here in Indiana area,I have a 240 and a...
Forum: Trials 02-05-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,865
Posted By dmay
what about a Lifan 200 pushrod e-start engine? ...

what about a Lifan 200 pushrod e-start engine?

I have seen videos of them dropped into xr100's and CB125's
Electric start would help ease learning
If I had a smoky Reflex I'd go for it,under...
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,248
Posted By dmay
So just exactly where are you located? Your best...

So just exactly where are you located? Your best bet is to meet up with some guys in your area who are riding trials and get a test spin(Trials riders are very accommodating),then buy what ever the...
Forum: Trials 01-06-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,635
Posted By dmay
Cheapest 1st step is slow turn throttle,that may...

Cheapest 1st step is slow turn throttle,that may be enough.
Forum: Trials 01-01-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 191,160
Posted By dmay
http://www.boutiquecppresse.com/lang-en/classic/38...

http://www.boutiquecppresse.com/lang-en/classic/382-trial-classic-n3-anglais.html

back issues available,I like getting this and Classic Dirtbike.

They had only compliments for the...
Forum: Trials 12-31-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,635
Posted By dmay
Important to ride with other trials riders,You...

Important to ride with other trials riders,You don't want to start with any bad habits to unlearn!
http://www.wmta.us/index.html I have confidence you will not meet a nicer bunch of guys than trials...
Forum: Trials 12-31-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,635
Posted By dmay
Is this 305 close to you? I know of a excellent...

Is this 305 close to you? I know of a excellent 2013 Sherco 250 (Dealer's personal bike)that is for sale but it would have to be shipped to you.(Shipping is only $200) I've ridden 250's,290's and...
Forum: Trials 12-16-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,307
Posted By dmay
Yep,ride a 300 for fun,but a 250 for low score...

Yep,ride a 300 for fun,but a 250 for low score :evil (JimmyZ advice)
Forum: Trials 11-11-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,962
Posted By dmay
Just get used to just riding the trialsbike...

Just get used to just riding the trialsbike first,put 1 finger on clutch and 1 finger on front brake ALL THE TIME on everything you ride (trialsbike,streetbike,bicycle,ect.)from now on....
Forum: Trials 10-20-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 191,160
Posted By dmay
2014 Trials Inc. Vintage Cup Championship

http://vid474.photobucket.com/albums/rr108/dmaydmay/Vintage%20Cup%20Trial%202014-1_zpslgp1tb1y.mp4


updated link
https://www.flickr.com/photos/trialsshots/


everything above the first modern...
Forum: Trials 10-17-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,617
Posted By dmay
Can't imagine wanting Knobbies. Trials tires do...

Can't imagine wanting Knobbies. Trials tires do very well,even in mud.
Forum: Trials 09-18-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,916
Posted By dmay
So tell me more about the Flywheel weight,S3...

So tell me more about the Flywheel weight,S3 products? does it smooth the low speed response? I keep finding sections that I actually ride better on my SWM than my Sherco and the SWM seems to have...
Forum: Trials 08-06-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,932
Posted By dmay
http://www.trialsinc.org/?trigger=sch2&ID=47 ...

http://www.trialsinc.org/?trigger=sch2&ID=47

Trials Inc. Wellsville,Oh. Oct.14-15
Enter Novice class
talk to people,all Trials Inc. people are really helpful.
Bob Wentzel is a great guy!
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 18,698
Views: 1,284,848
Posted By dmay
LOTS of Indiana trials riders...Look up Jim...

LOTS of Indiana trials riders...Look up Jim Zuroske in Beech Grove...Ryan Young now has full size electric trials bikes on his website.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 22,285
Posted By dmay
Good riding with ya today Enzo! PM me you Phone...

Good riding with ya today Enzo! PM me you Phone number and next time we loop greene county I'll let ya know.
Forum: Trials 03-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,102
Posted By dmay
My local dealer,but I'd classify him as a...

My local dealer,but I'd classify him as a hobbiest dealer,he recently retired from his day job though so we'll see what happens,We are close to RYP so we have quick access.I think lots of dealers are...
Forum: Trials 03-22-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,102
Posted By dmay
Hmmm,I must be doing something wrong,my Sherco...

Hmmm,I must be doing something wrong,my Sherco never needs any repair parts but I seem to spend plenty on trials,Carbon Fiber protection,different color plastic and graphics,new footpegs,multiple...
Forum: Trials 02-20-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By dmay
Shift it up into 4th gear and rock it back and...

Shift it up into 4th gear and rock it back and forth,this takes the place of the first 6 kicks that prime the cylinder,I also use this time to free the clutch plates.
Forum: Trials 02-20-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,645
Posted By dmay
P.M. me when you're gonna be in the area,Lots of...

P.M. me when you're gonna be in the area,Lots of trials riding going on,we're going to have The Trials Inc. Twinshock Vintage Cup championship event next fall just west of Bloomington :D,Plus you can...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12,175
Views: 2,653,245
Posted By dmay
I've been out with Ryan Young a few times when...

I've been out with Ryan Young a few times when he's training his High School aged team,He's on them hard to wind the engine way up then ride out on the clutch when they need the power to do big...
Forum: Trials 12-10-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,253
Posted By dmay
None of my Trials Bikes are for sale,no sir! ...

None of my Trials Bikes are for sale,no sir!

I will P.M. you with the phone number of the gentleman in Beech Grove.
Forum: Trials 12-10-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,253
Posted By dmay
There's a certain back yard in Beech Groove that...

There's a certain back yard in Beech Groove that is a Trials Heaven...
Plus we have a 100 acre playground just west of Bloomington with 20 sections or so.
Forum: Trials 12-06-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,963
Posted By dmay
Trials rear tires are tubeless. I run a bit of...

Trials rear tires are tubeless. I run a bit of sealer in front tube to help if I goon it and slam a sharp edge too hard.
Forum: Trials 11-27-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,645
Posted By dmay
You'd be amazed how springy the gasgas parts...

You'd be amazed how springy the gasgas parts importer's nephew Jesse runs his suspension,and he's a VERY good rider,Other than setting sag learn to ride the suspension you have as long as it does...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-23-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18,698
Views: 1,284,848
Posted By dmay
Rotate your bars forward,slow turn throttle...

Rotate your bars forward,slow turn throttle tube.One finger on clutch to modulate constantly.
Forum: Trials 11-21-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 145,951
Posted By dmay
I drove 7hr,WORTH IT! even for a 1 day trial.

I drove 7hr,WORTH IT! even for a 1 day trial.
Forum: Trials 11-20-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 635
Views: 145,951
Posted By dmay
You're doing really well Eli,your score at...

You're doing really well Eli,your score at Toronto was very good for just moving up to Intermediate.

I might suggest you lean the bike over onto your inside leg in the turns,watch the "Basic...
Forum: Trials 11-01-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,685
Posted By dmay
Haven't tried myself but http://www.nuetech.com/ ...

Haven't tried myself but http://www.nuetech.com/
Dunlops do seem to hold on the best,but that's on akront rims fitted to euro trials bikes.(Which are all 36 spoke rims)
You have 32 spoke rims,If I...
Forum: Trials 10-21-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 384,773
Posted By dmay
Or Trials Inc. Vintage Cup! Vintage Cup ...

Or Trials Inc. Vintage Cup!

Vintage Cup
Rules
The Vintage Cup series will follow
Trials Inc.
rules
.
The following rules are specific for
Vintage Cup events
Forum: Trials 10-19-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,904
Posted By dmay
It's easier for a trials beginner to climb big...

It's easier for a trials beginner to climb big hills on a big motor bike if they have been riding regular dirt bikes, It may not involve real trials skills but the 300s will get you up things a 200...
Forum: Trials 10-18-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,288
Posted By dmay
We also allow riders to pick "open" as a...

We also allow riders to pick "open" as a class,where at each section you call out which line you are going to ride,no awards at end of day,just for fun.You do have to stick to the line you declare,If...
Forum: Trials 10-18-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,288
Posted By dmay
Our 6 lines in T.I. events accommodates every...

Our 6 lines in T.I. events accommodates every rider well,part of the fun for me is seeing how different riders interpret which route to take through each section. The section I checked last event...
Forum: Trials 10-16-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,904
Posted By dmay
Uh,Beginners buy used bikes so experienced guys...

Uh,Beginners buy used bikes so experienced guys can buy the new ones.
Otherwise,Randonne?
http://www.gasgas.com/bikes_2013/randonne_2.jpg
Forum: Trials 10-15-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,288
Posted By dmay
Riding with a expert level rider will RAPIDLY...

Riding with a expert level rider will RAPIDLY accelerate your learning curve,Bake him a cake,Eli,and say 'How soon do you want me there!":D
Forum: Trials 10-07-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,685
Posted By dmay
My 309 hits harder than some motocrossers I've...

My 309 hits harder than some motocrossers I've had,fun when you can use it! I did put a slow turn throttle on,only bike I've ever wanted one on.

Shouldn't be an issue putting in a rim lock and...
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