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Forum: Trials 08-26-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 87,311
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Hunter's Recovery

I wish to say many thanks to all those who wished Hunter a speedy recovery and to those who offered up prayers. He has truly had a miraculous recovery and is now at home and asking to go back to...
Forum: Trials 01-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,102
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Expansion thought

A few days ago I was out riding and met a motocross guy who said to me "that's a trials motorcycle". I was darn surprised to hear that he even knew what kind of bike I was riding so I asked him how...
Forum: Trials 11-05-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 87,311
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Sorry Kinda long.

A few things you might try: 1. Take the batteries as fresh off the charger as close to use as possible and keep them around room temp as long as possible. All batteries are temp sensitive and sla...
Forum: Trials 11-05-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,359
Views: 87,311
Posted By LCNMRIDER
e-bike and three loops

Not to be a Jerk, but in this case I am the voice of dissent. I was surprised to hear that some of the e-bikes were not riding three loops. I have always come to events prepared to have Hunter ride...
Forum: Trials 09-11-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Lake fork Participation

I agree that the state championship pursuit, career riders and economy have had some impact on the NMTA attendance, but I gotta wonder just what all those riders are doing that's keeping them away....
Forum: Trials 09-11-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,695
Posted By LCNMRIDER
I got away with a pair of police boots that I...

I got away with a pair of police boots that I purchased at local store for a short time while I saved the money to buy a good pair of trials boots. They actually worked better than I expected. Not...
Forum: Trials 09-04-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,695
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Gotta love that vid. It does tend to flatten the...

Gotta love that vid. It does tend to flatten the terrian some. There were lots of steep hills you climbed that dont look so steep in the vid. It also leaves out all the heat and humidity. Damm...
Forum: Trials 09-04-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,969
Posted By LCNMRIDER
I looked at this when my son was out growing his...

I looked at this when my son was out growing his ttr50. When we looked at the 80 trials bike with the smaller wheels it seemed very large. With the mods you have made your 50 may be about the size...
Forum: Trials 09-04-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,695
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Well you just about wrote my story there...I sold...

Well you just about wrote my story there...I sold my KTM and have never regretted it. I do keep a street legal dual sport around for short commutes and searching for new places to ride my trials...
Forum: Trials 09-04-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,047
Posted By LCNMRIDER
That is an interesting bike. How much were they...

That is an interesting bike. How much were they asking for them?

GASGAS also has a new electric bike.

I guess Ian has some competition as the GASGAS and the Kuberg bike both look like copies...
Forum: Trials 09-03-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,017
Posted By LCNMRIDER
If you still have the old Montessa the solution...

If you still have the old Montessa the solution is to ride it until you no longer feel this way. I can understand that riding an old bike can be intimidating with its weight, cable clutch, drum...
Forum: Trials 09-03-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By LCNMRIDER
I dont know about that son beating part. The only...

I dont know about that son beating part. The only way I beat my son is to stay out of the class he is riding in.

Rick:huh
Forum: Trials 09-01-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,894
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Question NMTA LakeFork Event

So who is the trials master for the lowers next weekend at Lakefork?

Rick
Forum: Trials 08-25-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,302
Posted By LCNMRIDER
used trials bike

I would suggest that you contact Adrian at Lewissport trials. He is in northern CA and can direct you to someone who has a local bike in good usable condition at your price range. There are club's...
Forum: Trials 08-02-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By LCNMRIDER
OSET chain

The chain is #25H (the H designating it as heavy duty). Master McCarr carries it as do many industrial suppliers. If you do an internet search for the chain you will find it. I think I last bought...
Forum: Trials 06-13-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 980
Posted By LCNMRIDER
throttle lights

You may have the throttle for a 36 volt bike.

Rick
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,959
Posted By LCNMRIDER
nader sticker

this appears to be their new thing .. they are looking for the federal emissions control sticker. If you google nader sticker you will find information on them. Basically they have been told to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Monticello Box

My son and I are interested in this ride. We would probably look to meet up at the Monticello exit.

Rick
Forum: Thumpers 02-22-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 239,780
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Come Clean!

You started this thread with the intent to build a DR350 that would run 75 all day and still be fun in the dirt. You done a beautiful job with the rebuild, so please, tell us how it runs! Does it...
Forum: Trials 02-06-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,788
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Better?

If she just wants a seat why not buy one of the seats sold on fleabay and put it on the 315, which is a much better bike to ride than either of the honda's your considering.

Rick
Forum: Trials 11-09-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,551
Posted By LCNMRIDER
the worst pics

Thanks for memorializing my failures. Let's see "LOOK UP" and "DON'T PUT YOUR FEET DOWN". I think I got it now....well in theory anyway. It's funny in my memory I went off the bigger part of that...
Forum: Trials 11-02-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,987
Posted By LCNMRIDER
NMTA novice line

I think I will chip back in here and say I appreciate what the club has tried to do with the combined lines and in general think that it has some good potential.

My son switched from the...
Forum: Trials 10-27-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,987
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Bluhduh section setting

This article is consistent with what I have been told by several of our club members is a rule of thumb to know when its time to move to a different level. Consistently below 20 move up, between...
Forum: Trials 10-27-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,187
Posted By LCNMRIDER
lipos and wheels

Lipos are available from HobbyKing. I have used 10cell/5Ah zippy packs in a 2s2p configuration for 37v/10Ahr. These easily lasted for an entire one day event. Currently they have 8Ah packs...
Forum: Trials 10-24-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,187
Posted By LCNMRIDER
OSET Upgrades

Suspension mods look great. Now you need lipo batteries. 8 pounds instead of 25 and much higher voltage output and lots more power.

Then you need 20 inch wheels and you'll have a serious...
Forum: Trials 10-24-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,394
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Laugh Riding Clinic-San Y, NM

:clapGordy, Thanks for posting the vid. Always cool to see your own kid. I would like to say a special Thanks! to Nathan and Sam for all their hard work in putting on this clinic this weekend. I...
Forum: Trials 08-24-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,021
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Orange bike?

Check out the new Scopa's they are orange.
Forum: Trials 08-23-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,635
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Holsclaw trailer

and all this time I thought it was a home built trailer. I have only seen one before and had no idea they were manufactured. I turned down an offer from my neighbor to buy his for 200 bucks.
...
Forum: Trials 08-22-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,635
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Question Trailer?

I think I recognize that trailer. Where did it come from? Can there really be more than one?

Rick
Forum: Trials 08-03-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 945
Posted By LCNMRIDER
radiator overflow

In some ways this is normal. The radiator needs to have a small space at the top for expansion so if you fill it completely it will spit out the excess. Cars have catch cans that the radiator uses...
Forum: Trials 07-26-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,395
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Lipo batteries pro/cons

Glad you asked.

General lawyer type disclaimer: First remember you are combining two different hobbies/sports-r/c and trials bikes. The OSET did not come with lipos and if something were to...
Forum: Trials 07-24-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,395
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Batteries+

I have made many changes to my sons oset. One of the best changes was to ditch the SLA batteries and replace them with LiPos. There are many options with this route and as far as I am concerned the...
Forum: Trials 06-01-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,325
Posted By LCNMRIDER
NMTA event this weekend-Sipapu Fire

NMTA club pres sent out an email regarding the Sipapu fire. I have included it for this post for those who might not have gotten that email.

...Just got off the phone with Bruce...The fire is not...
Forum: Trials 05-23-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 123,495
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Handguards and broken wrists

The solution to hand guards causing broken wrists is the "flag" style guard that is open at the end. There are several varieties of these and they are the only style that is legal for use in MX. ...
Forum: Trials 04-07-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,892
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Can't decide, then here is your answer. ...

Can't decide, then here is your answer.

from the Ryan Young used bike list:

http://www.rypusa.com/content.cfm?action=4

2007 Sherco .80/1.25 - $3750.00 [pic1] ...
Forum: Trials 04-07-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,892
Posted By LCNMRIDER
The downside is that trials bikes are tuned to...

The downside is that trials bikes are tuned to provide all their power at very low rpm's. The smaller the engine displacement the less torque/hp they can produce. Which means that you cant just...
Forum: Trials 04-06-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,892
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Trials bike sizes

There are trials bikes for "kids". These come in 50 and 80 cc variants. The 80cc bikes come with 3/4 frame sizes and either 21/18 inch or 19/16 inch wheels. 50cc bikes are typically smaller ( made...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,491
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Las Cruces-Trials riders?

My son and I have been riding trials with the NMTA for the past year. There are two other riders in the area that I know of.

Rick
Forum: Trials 02-07-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By LCNMRIDER
Beta suspension

I would look into changing the fork oil and consider a lighter weight oil. Check you sag settings you may need heavier springs or more pre-load.

Rick
Forum: Trials 02-06-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,820
Posted By LCNMRIDER
trials bike for kids

If you go to the pink bike web site and look under the trials bikes for sale section, there is a guy from HongKong that is selling a "Because simple kids" bike. These are new and will cost about...
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