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Forum: Trials 04-07-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By motorcyclemark
I assume this same mod on the pick up can be done...

I assume this same mod on the pick up can be done with the newer bikes that came with the Hidra electrics. Might be worth removing the S3 flywheel weight on my 13 280 and retard the timing instead. ...
Forum: Trials 02-16-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,614
Posted By motorcyclemark
So would I be correct in thinking that a 300 cdi...

So would I be correct in thinking that a 300 cdi from a regular pro model would calm down a 280 regular pro? I have already installed a flywheel weight but thinking of removing it and trying a cdi...
Forum: Trials 02-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,614
Posted By motorcyclemark
2013 models changed from the Kokusan to the...

2013 models changed from the Kokusan to the Hidra. Part numbers not relevant but here they are.

125
ET511001213CT

250
ET511002513CT

280
ET511002813CT
Forum: Trials 12-11-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,562
Posted By motorcyclemark
Would like to know if these electric powered...

Would like to know if these electric powered trials bikes need to be registered (green sticker I would think in California) to be able to ride in an OHV park? Or is this a gray area and they are...
Forum: Trials 07-17-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 90,464
Posted By motorcyclemark
Yea, those high revving push bikes can get away...

Yea, those high revving push bikes can get away from you pretty quick :rofl The trial I was referring to was put on by the Sacramento Pitts at their property in Northern Ca. Had rolled over a three...
Forum: Trials 07-16-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 90,464
Posted By motorcyclemark
Did one of those over the handlebar maneuvers at...

Did one of those over the handlebar maneuvers at the Hard Rock trial last weekend. Bike ran wide open with me underneath it for a while. Got lucky as did no damage to both bike and me. The bike I...
Forum: Trials 07-16-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,712
Posted By motorcyclemark
Hop-Sing, I see no pictures.

Hop-Sing, I see no pictures.
Forum: Trials 07-11-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 90,464
Posted By motorcyclemark
Mine is being shipped out today, bought a used...

Mine is being shipped out today, bought a used but never ridden 26" Echo. Hospital here I come (54 year old beginner) never to late to start.
Forum: Trials 07-11-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,712
Posted By motorcyclemark
Definitely hold out for a long wheel based van...

Definitely hold out for a long wheel based van with big motor. Your mileage will not be much different (they all get shitty mileage) why not have a motor you don't cuss. Sliding door is another...
Forum: Trials 05-11-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,466
Posted By motorcyclemark
Have had mine for about six months and very...

Have had mine for about six months and very happy. Lightest helmet I've ever owned, excellent ventilation and comfort. Only downside is the price.
Forum: Trials 01-05-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,935
Posted By motorcyclemark
Recently bought a pair of Sidi discovery rain...

Recently bought a pair of Sidi discovery rain boots, they look allot like the Sidi trials version. A little stiff at first but after a half dozen rides they feel great. After a year on my Gaerne...
Forum: Trials 01-04-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,473
Posted By motorcyclemark
That's exactly how I do it as well Toro, kinda...

That's exactly how I do it as well Toro, kinda like guessing for the one gallon mark on the ratio-rite for 80:1 since there is no mark for it.
Forum: Trials 01-02-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 258,728
Posted By motorcyclemark
My personal choice is Michelin, (not the...

My personal choice is Michelin, (not the X-Lights) but the standard X11. Tried two different rear X-light tires and both punctured, middle of the tread not sidewall. You will have to run more...
Forum: Trials 12-30-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 258,728
Posted By motorcyclemark
You could throw a pair of seal savers on so you...

You could throw a pair of seal savers on so you don't have to see the damage. Did the exact same thing last year on my first gas gas, used 4 to 6hundred grit sandpraper then applied a two part epoxy...
Forum: Trials 12-27-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,248
Posted By motorcyclemark
Best price I could find on the Yamalube 0/30 semi...

Best price I could find on the Yamalube 0/30 semi synthetic snow mobile oil is 9 bucks a quart and still have to buy a case to get it. On top of that have to pay a shipping cost + tax, so in my case...
Forum: Trials 12-27-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,248
Posted By motorcyclemark
Tried to source the Redline 80w gear oil without...

Tried to source the Redline 80w gear oil without any success so went ahead with the Redline 10w30. Put exactly 380cc in this time and no clutch drag. Clutch feels allot smother at creeping speed...
Forum: Trials 12-24-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,248
Posted By motorcyclemark
Ya, the 80w Redline transmission oil with shock...

Ya, the 80w Redline transmission oil with shock proof was my first choice but stupid gear did not stock it. Looks like it will be a few days before any of the shops will be open so might just wait...
Forum: Trials 12-24-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,248
Posted By motorcyclemark
Sting, I have been using a separate measured...

Sting, I have been using a separate measured bottle and putting 400cc into it. After filling the motor I would say there is about 20cc left over in the bottle, so 380cc into the motor. It does...
Forum: Trials 12-22-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,248
Posted By motorcyclemark
Well after reading all this I decided to try some...

Well after reading all this I decided to try some Yamaha 5w30 Utility oil for quads. Its not the snow mobile oil, previously had been running Napa brand atf F type. Was told by the guy behind the...
Forum: Trials 12-18-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,248
Posted By motorcyclemark
Sting, the only 0/30 yamaha oil I see is...

Sting, the only 0/30 yamaha oil I see is semisynthetic and made for snowmobiles, Is this what you are using?
Forum: Beasts 12-01-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
This is the real world regardless of what your...

This is the real world regardless of what your dealer or salesman will tell you. Greed and the willingness of the buyer to pay extra seem to be the norm these days.
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
50l Triumph bag

Thanks for the response, does this bag hold its shape when empty?
Forum: Beasts 07-17-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
Triumph 50L tail bag

Not much action here lately. Anyway, thinking about purchasing the 50l tail bag from Triumph, anyone have any experience with this bag? Accessory book shows one on the 800 but not very good...
Forum: Beasts 06-24-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
Posted this on the tiger explorer site without...

Posted this on the tiger explorer site without much response, hope someone here has some pictures.

Anyone purchase the safari 9" from Jesse luggage? Have contacted them asking for pictures of...
Forum: Beasts 06-12-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
Jesse Luggage

GaelicDog, the Jesse luggage on your bike looks excellent. Looking at your pictures how much clearance is there between the grab handles and the top of the boxes? Also any chance of a picture of...
Forum: Beasts 06-04-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
Any one experience a problem when trying to get a...

Any one experience a problem when trying to get a re flash on the ecm for the Arrow slip on exhaust?

All the bs in their literature states that when you purchase the pipe it comes with a re flash...
Forum: Beasts 05-22-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
Looks good, what the width?

Looks good, what the width?
Forum: Beasts 05-18-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
Can anyone advise as to the approximate volume of...

Can anyone advise as to the approximate volume of replacement fluid required after draining final drive fluid during first service.http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/icon5.gif

I measured what...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
First service is scheduled for 500 miles, I'll be...

First service is scheduled for 500 miles, I'll be doing mine tomorrow myself. Asked shop if it was required to keep warranty and got the thumbs up to do it on my own (keep receipts for oil, filter,...
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
Page 102 in your owners manual says to fill until...

Page 102 in your owners manual says to fill until the level of the oil inside the unit is level with the bottom of the filler. 75W/90 full synthetic GL5 equivalent.
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 771,856
Posted By motorcyclemark
Got mine last Thursday and am pretty dam well...

Got mine last Thursday and am pretty dam well impressed so far. Sold my 09 Gsa for this one and have no intention of going back. Not trying to put down the Bmw it was a very good bike but the...
Forum: Trials 03-29-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,052
Posted By motorcyclemark
Gaerne ballance, feel perfect right out of the...

Gaerne ballance, feel perfect right out of the box. If you get the oil model you will have to treat the leather on a regular basis but well worth it.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,551
Posted By motorcyclemark
Purchased it in 09 on my gsa and thought it was...

Purchased it in 09 on my gsa and thought it was great at first. Spring rates and damping went soft at around 15k and decided to replace them with Wilbers non esa. Out of the box the Wilbers has...
Forum: Trials 09-26-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,200
Posted By motorcyclemark
I've also had really good luck with the ProHonda...

I've also had really good luck with the ProHonda CR/CRF racing transmission fluid, which looks, smells, and feels just like type F ATF. Makes you wonder....... :scratch

I've been using this...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-28-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,511
Posted By motorcyclemark
Anyone know if this mod will work on a 09 gsa? ...

Anyone know if this mod will work on a 09 gsa? Filler neck does not appear to be the same from what I can tell.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-26-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,908
Posted By motorcyclemark
36/40 for the last four sets and seems to work...

36/40 for the last four sets and seems to work the best for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By motorcyclemark
Unless you re-drill another hole through the...

Unless you re-drill another hole through the clutch side handle bar there is no adjustment on that side. Throttle side switch can be rotated with the throttle bar clamp. Just went through this when...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,178
Posted By motorcyclemark
My experience with Ohlin's has not been that...

My experience with Ohlin's has not been that great, within the first month the rear shock started leaking. Took almost a month for repair, evidently sat on their shelf for three weeks before they...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By motorcyclemark
Prepaid gas cards

Prepaid gas cards
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,383
Posted By motorcyclemark
Any chance you could find out more about this...

Any chance you could find out more about this updated code? Having same problem with low heat output. Dealer checked them and says their within spec, claims there's nothing they can do. This is on...
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