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Forum: Trials Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,207
Posted By slicktop
When you want what you want then you will get...

When you want what you want then you will get what you want.
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,703
Posted By slicktop
Just an idea of Italy's current production.

Just an idea of Italy's current production.
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,703
Posted By slicktop
Dang, that sucks. One year ago I was getting...

Dang, that sucks.
One year ago I was getting 2nd day parts to bf Arkansas from Ca. and Italy just on Stus' request. But I think that was American Beta.
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,703
Posted By slicktop
You know, a Lancia was a top ride in its glory....

You know, a Lancia was a top ride in its glory. The Spaniards just couldn't keep it going where the Italians kept pushing out premium performance. Problem is, Italy will be the next eu state to hit...
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By slicktop
I am familiar with dousing to bed the pads. I can...

I am familiar with dousing to bed the pads. I can certainly see that steam cleaning would have advantages in cleaning the pads compared to a chemical. The steam is unique because it preps the pads...
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By slicktop
Knowledge is always appreciated.:ear I've got a...

Knowledge is always appreciated.:ear
I've got a small steamer that needs a job.
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By slicktop
Thanks Lazer. I've got the Jitsie pads that you...

Thanks Lazer.
I've got the Jitsie pads that you mentioned. I guess I will throw them on and bed in as you recommend. The reason I haven't tried that yet is that there is still plenty of meat on the...
Forum: Trials 01-27-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By slicktop
Evo Brake upgrade

I'm not a big fan of the Grimeca system on my Beta. They look good on paper but in real life they squeal and seem slow. I love the Brembos on my enduro and the rear system is where I see the most...
Forum: Trials 01-27-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 363,931
Posted By slicktop
Happy Days:clap

Happy Days:clap
Forum: Trials 01-27-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By slicktop
As encouraged, a reflex or ty would be your best...

As encouraged, a reflex or ty would be your best bet on a budget.
If you can afford a newer rig then step up to 3 or 4grand range and get a modern light bike. At around 150lbs wet, the difference is...
Forum: Trials 01-26-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 363,931
Posted By slicktop
You gotta be careful.:1drink

You gotta be careful.:1drink
Forum: Trials 01-24-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By slicktop
A shot of the canyon and a offroad tourer can...

A shot of the canyon and a offroad tourer can hardly get old.
Yea I would rotate the bars up too just to stand comfortably.
I've got a DR125 That I'm lightening for a 4t grunter, I noticed that by...
Forum: Trials 01-23-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,703
Posted By slicktop
Does Ossa share the same fate as GG?

Does Ossa share the same fate as GG?
Forum: Trials 01-22-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,703
Posted By slicktop
Too bad someone like steve pieere and ktm isn't...

Too bad someone like steve pieere and ktm isn't there to pick up the name as with the BMW/Husqvarna debacle.
Funny thing is, SWM (china) has bought the Vareese Husky facility. If I'm not mistaken...
Forum: Trials 01-22-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By slicktop
Roger that Bene. The ultimate goal for new bars...

Roger that Bene. The ultimate goal for new bars is to get another set on my enduro. I'm going from a woods bend that's cut down, to a trials bar full size.
I'll rotate the ends even with the forks...
Forum: Trials 01-21-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By slicktop
Good info there Bene. There's a lot to consider...

Good info there Bene. There's a lot to consider with a new set of bars. It would be nice to have a trials trade show and someone build a bar simulator that would adjust to all the bends offered....
Forum: Trials 01-21-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By slicktop
The Renthal fat bars are pretty nice. I'm...

The Renthal fat bars are pretty nice.
I'm giving Jackscycle a call today and see what Stu recommends, hopefully he wont push Jitsie.:lol3
Forum: Trials 01-21-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By slicktop
Thanks Jonny I am looking hard at the Zeta...

Thanks Jonny
I am looking hard at the Zeta solid, but will likely get the Reikon again so I am not changing the bend in any way.
Its hard picking a set online, my goal is to replace the bar on my...
Forum: Trials 01-20-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By slicktop
Help me pick some good bars

Looking for a nice handlebar, 1-1/8"x 7/8"x 800mm.
I'm using a stock Reikon but am open to others. I have looked at solid bars and flex, but don't know what may be preferred.:ear
I need grips too.
Forum: Trials 01-14-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 363,931
Posted By slicktop
Somebody is gonna use it, might as well be you.:D

Somebody is gonna use it, might as well be you.:D
Forum: Trials 01-14-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 363,931
Posted By slicktop
Wow. Good find. The bike looks new.

Wow. Good find.
The bike looks new.
Forum: Trials 01-14-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,221
Posted By slicktop
Just once more for austerity. That is a hell of...

Just once more for austerity.
That is a hell of a route on a tall bike.
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 363,931
Posted By slicktop
:thumb Stu's the best.

:thumb Stu's the best.
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 141,319
Posted By slicktop
I don't advocate a dab at all. A dabs a point and...

I don't advocate a dab at all. A dabs a point and it should have a short limit.
Nonstop is just that and most contenders on the vid has demonstrated correct procedure for nonstop. But for these...
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,221
Posted By slicktop
Is this near Moab?

Is this near Moab?
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,754
Posted By slicktop
I've never been. The vids availible show stall...

I've never been. The vids availible show stall after stalls. I doubt I would fare any better, especially if taking a wrong line.
Forum: Trials 01-13-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 628
Views: 141,319
Posted By slicktop
Its clear this was not a no stop event. I doubt...

Its clear this was not a no stop event.
I doubt this course could be run under those rules.
Forum: Trials 01-12-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 141,319
Posted By slicktop
Fantastic control! I'm surprised you would give...

Fantastic control!
I'm surprised you would give credit here due to all the stops.:rofl
Forum: Trials 01-12-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,754
Posted By slicktop
Brutal ride without estart:eek1

Brutal ride without estart:eek1
Forum: Trials 01-11-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 363,931
Posted By slicktop
Congrats on the new rig. The snow will be gone...

Congrats on the new rig. The snow will be gone before you know it.
Forum: Trials 12-07-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,640
Posted By slicktop
Obviously the Wife wasn't home.:rofl The bike...

Obviously the Wife wasn't home.:rofl
The bike sounds nice.
Forum: Trials 12-06-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,560
Posted By slicktop
I'd much rather ride a dirtbike on the...

I'd much rather ride a dirtbike on the street.:1drink
But now I don't like the idea of street riding what so ever. I have never been injured on the road and have injured a plenty in the woods, but I...
Forum: Trials 12-03-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 183,379
Posted By slicktop
Your wife has class, that thing will be really...

Your wife has class, that thing will be really nice. Looks like it has been well maintained.
Forum: Trials 11-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,650
Posted By slicktop
Your bike sounds more cool all the time Mark. I...

Your bike sounds more cool all the time Mark. I really like your touch with the bars and lhb. Sounds like a trail machine.
Forum: Trials 11-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,640
Posted By slicktop
Might want to check the rubber bits for cracks....

Might want to check the rubber bits for cracks. And replace the foam filter in case it is disenergrating. Good luck.
Forum: Trials 11-18-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,677
Posted By slicktop
My take is any place a hose can be installed, do...

My take is any place a hose can be installed, do it. Just note what goes up and what goes down.
Forum: Trials 11-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 183,379
Posted By slicktop
No. The original tank looks like an old boat...

No. The original tank looks like an old boat motor.:rofl
His creation is visionary and appealing. I'd be interested in the weight:evil.
Too bad Western Auto don't keep these in stock anymore.
Forum: Trials 11-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,677
Posted By slicktop
That's how I'd anchor in the yard. I'd...

That's how I'd anchor in the yard. I'd countersink the rod a bit. When you want to remove the rods just grab em with a pipe wrench and turn and lift.
Forum: Trials 11-17-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,887
Views: 363,931
Posted By slicktop
Did you install just the reeds or the whole cage?...

Did you install just the reeds or the whole cage? Did you seal the cage with silicon? What brand of reeds?
Forum: Trials 11-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 183,379
Posted By slicktop
Still can't get over that Wombat. Could you show...

Still can't get over that Wombat. Could you show more of your custom exhaust, its beautiful.
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