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Forum: Australia Today, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,242
Posted By B1
huh. the cops i've ridden with have been top...

huh. the cops i've ridden with have been top blokes but i thought it was a bit of a stretch to assume this meant they were all like that. :D

a mate rang yesterday and said he found a 1977 trail...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,217
Posted By B1
thanks idle, tried desperately hard to stay...

thanks idle, tried desperately hard to stay serious for most of the review vid for a change. if i was a made of money it would be great to have a 2T freeride in the stable but the 250exc is almost as...
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By B1
no it was a beta titanium exhaust. owner claimed...

no it was a beta titanium exhaust. owner claimed it gave the bike heaps more power but little noise increase. not sure if it really beefed up the power that much (usually you only get 5% power...
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,242
Posted By B1
there's a lot of politics around all this crap,...

there's a lot of politics around all this crap, much of it is the different mobs in each state who 'certify' the helmets make good money off it, and the politicians have protected them despite it...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,817
Posted By B1
there's a chance guys are getting their knickers...

there's a chance guys are getting their knickers in a knot over that disclaimer bit i added for the wrong reason...

the only reason i threw that in is if guys have rural private property, would...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,817
Posted By B1
:lol3 it's true, cruiser riders are the real men...

:lol3 it's true, cruiser riders are the real men and we adventure riders are a bunch of pussies but pretending not to be. :D

i'm going to keep organising rides when i feel motivated to do so, but...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By B1
lots of good tips there muzz. i especially agree...

lots of good tips there muzz. i especially agree with just filming short bits and only record what you think is worth keeping. i only take a 16gb card for even a week long ride and have space left...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,817
Posted By B1
cool. it only takes half a squillion A4 pieces of...

cool. it only takes half a squillion A4 pieces of paper strapped to the rear of the DR to make wheelies easier. :clap
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,817
Posted By B1
strange, just checked it and the link seems flne....

strange, just checked it and the link seems flne. here is the disclaimer we slapped together for the snail trails rides.

YOU MUST READ & AGREE TO THIS LEGAL DISCLAIMER BEFORE ANY RIDE

Any...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,817
Posted By B1
legal disclaimer for motorbike riding on private property

bump.

given we trials riders aren't allowed in state forests, we tend to ride on various private properties in between club meets. we got to talking about the legal stuff so i've added the section...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By B1
great to see chris birch is still in there...

great to see chris birch is still in there although doesn't look like he'll be on the podium any more. great to see the respect jarvis and walker have for each other, even though it's a real battle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,940
Posted By B1
romaniacs is on again! we watched the prolog and...

romaniacs is on again! we watched the prolog and got all inspired to head out and try to find similar terrain to practice in. we aren't a patch on the good romaniac riders but had a ball anyway... :D...
Forum: Trials 07-19-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By B1
this was an interesting conversion of a cheap...

this was an interesting conversion of a cheap chinese dirt bike. the guy did a comprehensive build thread here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662414).

I had a few rides on it...
Forum: Trials 07-18-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By B1
actually that's a good point Ccino. i mainly know...

actually that's a good point Ccino. i mainly know lots of dirt riders who are interested in trials and i think that shaped a lot of this vid... i did vids that show the various levels of comp and...
Forum: Trials 07-18-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,686
Posted By B1
latest vid, builds on the earlier one about basic...

latest vid, builds on the earlier one about basic balancing here. (www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG3IyREyFVc)

<iframe width="720" height="490" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/EIrQ2mUbkAs?rel=0"...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,215
Posted By B1
i like andy's idea of only starting to shove when...

i like andy's idea of only starting to shove when it's required. just the fact the bureaucrats are listening is a great start and it's good not to get them offside when they are actually listening......
Forum: Trials 07-18-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By B1
thanks guys. i sent it to some trials clubs...

thanks guys. i sent it to some trials clubs across the US and they are getting back to me with other ideas for promoting our sport.

our mob do trials displays at community fairs and things like...
Forum: Australia 07-17-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,215
Posted By B1
andy, as previously mentioned i could probably...

andy, as previously mentioned i could probably use our disability magazine if push comes to shove e.g. ring or email asking for why they are letting fine print in legislation go against states...
Forum: Trials 07-17-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By B1
trials promo vid to send to non-trials riders?

we were lucky to have alan shirley from georgia visit us down under to do some riding. we talked about how few trials riders and clubs there are outside of europe and the uk and discussed putting...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By B1
damn that looks hard. built a few trials...

damn that looks hard. built a few trials obstacles the other day that are nowhere near that sort of level. :huh
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 24,429
Posted By B1
marking our territory, don't they do this in...

marking our territory, don't they do this in victoria? :huh
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 199,775
Posted By B1
might have been mentioned already... quite a few...

might have been mentioned already... quite a few of the aldis still have plenty of motorbike gear. i passed on the gloves as even the large size was quite small, but a mate told me they stretch after...
Forum: Trials 07-14-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 106,133
Posted By B1
Building man made obstacles & a practice course

barely attempted riding along logs... i know i should as they say you need to practice what you can't, and don't like, riding. sigh....

if it's any use to this thread, our club has put together a...
Forum: Trials 07-14-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,686
Posted By B1
same here. i'm at that point where i'm not really...

same here. i'm at that point where i'm not really game to tackle bigger techniques without a bit of backup. :eek1 the obstacles might only be a few feet high but look like mountains from a clubman...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,843
Posted By B1
yep, led into temptation, pity we weren't...

yep, led into temptation, pity we weren't delivered from evil. :D

nice vid baric, i recognise that porn music track from "DR does condamine". :clap
Forum: Trials 07-13-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,686
Posted By B1
cool, hope you have fun on the new beastie. :clap...

cool, hope you have fun on the new beastie. :clap

latest video....

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Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,579
Posted By B1
bump. damn, wish i'd seen this earlier! that...

bump.

damn, wish i'd seen this earlier! that teeter totter idea looks really cool and would be good for testing out the balance... a few guys online asked us about our endurocross course and we...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,843
Posted By B1
great ride guys, thanks for organising, baric for...

great ride guys, thanks for organising, baric for leading and stuart for sweeping most of the day. great weather, great company, and several great bikes (the DRs of course :D ).

:clap

gary,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,940
Posted By B1
latest vid. <iframe width="720" height="490"...

latest vid.

<iframe width="720" height="490" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/mC-iWo6yDlw?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,674
Views: 512,580
Posted By B1
damn. reasonably often i check the mirrors for...

damn. reasonably often i check the mirrors for exactly this sort of caper and usually pull up closer to the gutter so i might get missed or at least not rammed into the car in front. will use this as...
Forum: Trials 07-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By B1
yep, "youse" gets used a lot here and i reckon...

yep, "youse" gets used a lot here and i reckon should be formally adopted. :D

i remember when i was learning some filipino (or tagalog to be more precise) they had two forms of "we", one...
Forum: Trials 07-11-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 121,302
Posted By B1
that downhill vid has been around for a whilte,...

that downhill vid has been around for a whilte, always worth a rewatch. truly insane stuff... :D

vid from last weekend, our top juniors went riding with alan shirley from georgia usa and...
Forum: Trials 07-11-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By B1
:lol3 we actually have a georgian trials rider...

:lol3 we actually have a georgian trials rider out here for two weeks, so we figured he should be an expert on all things southern. we played the clip for him and he said it sounded exactly like an...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,715
Posted By B1
to the bank and reduce the mortgage. more of a...

to the bank and reduce the mortgage. more of a "carpe financial responsibility" instead of "carpe diem" approach. :huh
Forum: Trials 07-11-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By B1
awesome stuff, laser17. i'll definitely work...

awesome stuff, laser17. i'll definitely work those into the revised vid. actually the main objective of this vid is simply to reduce excessive bar tabs... increased safety of rider and spotter are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,940
Posted By B1
sounds good, pne. i've used that to move a...

sounds good, pne. i've used that to move a broken down car off the road before...

went for a cross training ride today and heaps of these techniques seemed to gel together today (even if the...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,498
Posted By B1
damn! i never would have slagged off the harley...

damn! i never would have slagged off the harley and cruiser riders if i knew it would get spread so widely... well maybe i would have, but not quite so much... :lol3
Forum: Trials 07-11-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By B1
cheers lineaway. i wondered if that was the case...

cheers lineaway. i wondered if that was the case as those were the main grabs i'd seen but didn't feel confident to say so. will include in the new version... :D
Forum: Trials 07-10-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By B1
any tips for how to spot for another trials rider?

stitched this latest training vid together but can't help feeling i'm probably missing some crucial points. i'm only clubman so basically have never done any spotting, only filming the upper grades...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 47,354
Posted By B1
+1 although given there virtually no new models...

+1 although given there virtually no new models crop up in this category i think the marketing mobs must see all the sales in the adventure motherships.
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