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Forum: Trials 05-14-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By Longboardr
Get better at riding wheelies through streams?...

Get better at riding wheelies through streams? :evil

I'd guess if water is getting in anywhere other than through the air filter you've got bigger problems than water, you'd be constantly sucking...
Forum: Trials 05-02-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,163
Posted By Longboardr
+1 on the steel S3's, they feel good to stand on.

+1 on the steel S3's, they feel good to stand on.
Forum: Trials 05-02-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,696
Views: 334,641
Posted By Longboardr
I use cheap hairspray and safety wire.

I use cheap hairspray and safety wire.
Forum: Trials 04-18-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By Longboardr
My favorite Ryan story (hope I'm remembering...

My favorite Ryan story (hope I'm remembering correctly) is when he was going to hold a trials school for vintage riders. The date he had to do it happened to be on the weekend of a vintage event,...
Forum: Trials 03-20-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By Longboardr
I had a battery box mounted in a plastic box on...

I had a battery box mounted in a plastic box on the right side, but we might be talking apples and oranges as mine is a Reflex.
Forum: Trials 03-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By Longboardr
The side case with the water pump was made out of...

The side case with the water pump was made out of magnesium on my '07 Rev3. Regular green "Prestone" would eat the case if the bike was left to sit and not run for a month or more. I had to put a new...
Forum: Trials 03-17-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,019
Posted By Longboardr
I got mine off the original owner in unmolested...

I got mine off the original owner in unmolested condition. I never noticed a spot on mine where a tool kit could fit.
Forum: Trials 03-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,120
Posted By Longboardr
There's more than one way to skin a cat :wink:...

There's more than one way to skin a cat :wink: Watching Ryan's Trials Training Techniques at the 55 minute mark he hits the obsticle 2/3 of the way up on the uphill and puts the tire on top for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,911
Posted By Longboardr
Nighthawk 'cept it's carbureted.

Nighthawk 'cept it's carbureted.
Forum: Trials 02-28-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Longboardr
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: Trials 02-21-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,784
Posted By Longboardr
Fwiw a slow throttle tube, down one tooth on the...

Fwiw a slow throttle tube, down one tooth on the front sprocket, up one size on the pilot jet, adding a flywheel weight or retarding the timing are all easily reversible and will take some of the...
Forum: Trials 02-20-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By Longboardr
Trials bikes don't shift that smooth because you...

Trials bikes don't shift that smooth because you don't want it getting bumped and easily going into another gear in a section. I clutchless shift all my bikes except for my trials bike because my...
Forum: Trials 02-18-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Longboardr
Thanks for the compliments. I wouldn't have...

Thanks for the compliments.

I wouldn't have gone through the work to make the plate except I couldn't get the Super Smooth graphics on the replacement fender. That and too much snow on the ground...
Forum: Trials 02-18-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Longboardr
I was strapping the bike down at the end of the...

I was strapping the bike down at the end of the day and was surprised to notice it was cracked.

I've thought about spacing it up for thick, gooey mud, but I think it's just as likely to let a...
Forum: Trials 02-17-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Longboardr
Beta Evo front fender fix

I've noticed other Beta fenders broke in the same spot mine cracked. I made a patch for it out of 1/16" 5052 aluminum, 1/4" rivets and 1/4" washers. Twisting around on the end of the fender makes me...
Forum: Trials 02-13-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 19,758
Posted By Longboardr
Yes, Ryan does an excellent job teaching all...

Yes, Ryan does an excellent job teaching all levels.
Forum: Trials 02-03-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,464
Posted By Longboardr
http://longboardr.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-4JLLWWD...

http://longboardr.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-4JLLWWD/0/X2/tiedown-X2.jpghttp://longboardr.smugmug.com/Other/misc/i-MvgvCLw/0/X2/IMG_20121111_130548_493-X2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,500
Posted By Longboardr
65 mph is not a problem on the WR, that's easily...

65 mph is not a problem on the WR, that's easily an all day speed. You're good up to 70, above that your speed will be at the mercy of hills and wind to a little over 80. I never had to spend much...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,078
Posted By Longboardr
Rox Risers will let you put the bars wherever you...

Rox Risers will let you put the bars wherever you want them.

http://www.roxspeedfx.com/category/adv-handlebar-risers.htm

http://www.roxspeedfx.com/mm5/graphics/00000001/p2ssn_144x144.jpg
Forum: Trials 08-18-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,596
Posted By Longboardr
:huh You've clearly not attended a Ryan Young...

:huh You've clearly not attended a Ryan Young school, he's going to spend the first day on as basic of techniques as you can get.

Trying to steer anyone away from his school to read a book would...
Forum: Trials 07-17-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,192
Posted By Longboardr
Modern trials bikes have a little more distance...

Modern trials bikes have a little more distance between the pegs and handlebars than other bikes. You'll likely at most have to add risers.
Forum: Trials 07-10-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,980
Posted By Longboardr
B&J Racing make weld on extensions. Notice they...

B&J Racing make weld on extensions. Notice they also cut the pegs and flipped them around so they're lower and further back.

http://www.bjracing.com/tlr200.html
...
Forum: Trials 07-08-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By Longboardr
I ended up with a Rev 3 after it had been...

I ended up with a Rev 3 after it had been described to me as being tank like in build, which was exactly what I saw myself as needing. Iirc the only downfall of the '08 you're looking at is that...
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,618
Posted By Longboardr
Check out Rok Straps ...

Check out Rok Straps

http://www.rokstraps.com/
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,983
Posted By Longboardr
The squeak goes away after you ride in the dirt...

The squeak goes away after you ride in the dirt and muck for a while, but then they're not so pretty anymore either :D

I've got the Gore-Tex version, 100% waterproof standing in a creek.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,668
Posted By Longboardr
The WR does decent up to 70, but you're really...

The WR does decent up to 70, but you're really ringing it's neck to do it. It will do 80 or a little more but above 70 you're at the mercy of headwind and hills.

I recently rode mine for the last...
Forum: Road warriors 05-31-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4,759
Views: 964,508
Posted By Longboardr
I had an '84 Nighthawk back in the day, don't...

I had an '84 Nighthawk back in the day, don't remember it having weak front brakes but then it's been a long time.

At a guess it could be a case of all brake pads not being created equally.
Forum: Trials 05-27-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,705
Posted By Longboardr
I don't believe so, you can see a section worker...

I don't believe so, you can see a section worker between the trees at the very end of the video showing a clean. Iirc that should have been Bou's third loop that day if that helps.
Forum: Trials 05-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,705
Posted By Longboardr
Small world! I'd have said hi but I was busy...

Small world! I'd have said hi but I was busy cutting off heads with the camera :D
Forum: Trials 05-27-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,705
Posted By Longboardr
http://longboardr.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TTC-FIM-...

http://longboardr.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TTC-FIM-5-25-5-26/i-PnWjBsn/0/L/IMG_0299-L.jpg


http://longboardr.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TTC-FIM-5-25-5-26/i-CScTxqc/0/L/IMG_0250-L.jpg

Pics from...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,699
Posted By Longboardr
On most of my bikes it's laminated and under the...

On most of my bikes it's laminated and under the seat.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,450
Posted By Longboardr
If you want to carry a tube on your front fender...

If you want to carry a tube on your front fender this is the bag you want. Won't fall off, won't break your fender. Simple, genius design. 21" standard tube, patches and CO2 cartridges all fit in it....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,859
Posted By Longboardr
Trials is the most fun I've had on two wheels. I...

Trials is the most fun I've had on two wheels. I got lucky and met a trials rider on a trip to Hatfield last year who got me into the sport.

I did this 2 day Ryan Young school last year on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,859
Posted By Longboardr
Both have that living in the moment feeling that...

Both have that living in the moment feeling that I find extremely addictive. For the longest time I didn't realize it's my need for zen that drove me to spend so much time surfing and riding....
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,121,595
Posted By Longboardr
Fwiw the valves get tighter as they wear.

Fwiw the valves get tighter as they wear.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,121,595
Posted By Longboardr
From the WRR/X forum ...

From the WRR/X forum

http://wr250rforum.forumotion.com/t516-torque-s-for-bike?highlight=torque
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,121,595
Posted By Longboardr
I was in the same position and went with the...

I was in the same position and went with the Pastrana FMX bend.

If you decide to mount a stabilizer with an under the clamp mount you could go with a Pastrana MX/RM LOW bend to keep the bars from...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 45,973
Views: 9,121,595
Posted By Longboardr
That looks to be a shoulder bolt, you can tighten...

That looks to be a shoulder bolt, you can tighten to your hearts content. The shoulder of the bolt hits what you're tightening it against and stops you from being able to pinch/bind the pedal from...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,469
Posted By Longboardr
I wear Forcefield Limb Tubes, they're soft CE...

I wear Forcefield Limb Tubes, they're soft CE rated armor and are actually pretty comfortable to walk in. They also aren't overly bulky under jeans. The trick to keep them in place is to fold over...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,072
Posted By Longboardr
I suppose it all depends on what you're riding. ...

I suppose it all depends on what you're riding.

http://longboardr.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/FZ1/i-ZbBsRBL/0/L/2012-01-15_17-40-07_579-L.jpg
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