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Forum: Trials 09-04-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,132
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
:eek1 That IS a jewel! I'd be afraid to...

:eek1

That IS a jewel! I'd be afraid to ride it off road.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I put a Pitster Pro 110, semi auto 4spd in a Z50...

I put a Pitster Pro 110, semi auto 4spd in a Z50 frame. Bought it from TBoltUSA. Easy swap, and included an electric starter, and wiring for lights. It hauls my 200 pounds around pretty well. ...
Forum: Trials 01-27-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,261
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
:clap Congratulations! You're better...

:clap

Congratulations! You're better than me on a modern bike. :eek1
Forum: Trials 01-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 15,351
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
For one thing, we need more exposure. A lot of...

For one thing, we need more exposure. A lot of motorcyclists I meet have never heard of observed trials. There's seldom, if ever, any mention of trials in motorcycle publications, or TV, or...
Forum: Trials 12-24-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,248
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Merry Christmas! :beer

Merry Christmas! :beer
Forum: Trials 12-11-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,984
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I run Sunoco Purple, and non-ethanol pump gas...

I run Sunoco Purple, and non-ethanol pump gas 50/50 in a GasGas 280.

I don't think non-ethanol is necessary, but I buy it for other stuff and just use it to be on the safe side.
Forum: Trials 07-27-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,704
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Awesome! Thanks for sharing. Stuff like this is...

Awesome! Thanks for sharing. Stuff like this is what makes this site invaluable.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-10-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 978
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I was in your situation about three months ago...

I was in your situation about three months ago with a '74 Z50. I bought a bare frame, and bolted in a Chinese engine.

A lot of parts are still available from Honda, I go through mrcycles.com.
...
Forum: Trials 07-10-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
There's a Lifan thread over in Battle Scooters: ...

There's a Lifan thread over in Battle Scooters:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662516 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662516)

I was looking for a Lifan...
Forum: Trials 05-02-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
"I will take pictures as i go Just in case there...

"I will take pictures as i go Just in case there is another sucker er fan of the TL 250s...."

LarryDawg, Please take pictures if you can. I'm a sucker for the big ol' tanks and would like to see...
Forum: Trials 12-05-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Welcome to the party. :ricky I'm just...

Welcome to the party. :ricky

I'm just like you, got into trials late, but I'm loving it. Who'd have thought you could have this much fun going slow.
Forum: Trials 07-16-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,022
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
$4750 seems high. You could get a brand new...

$4750 seems high. You could get a brand new GasGas Econo model for not too much more than that - when they're available. Or you could get a couple old twin shock TY250s.

I'm like you, I...
Forum: Trials 06-29-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 723
Views: 149,886
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Definitely above board! Great guy to deal with.

Definitely above board! Great guy to deal with.
Forum: Trials 06-13-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I have a '76 TY250. I don't know the sales...

I have a '76 TY250. I don't know the sales numbers, but I do know that Yamaha imported the TY250 in '74 with a yellow and white steel tank, no imports to US in '75, then in '76 came the Mick Andrews...
Forum: Trials 05-24-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,665
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
That's it! I'm surprised nobody has done that...

That's it! I'm surprised nobody has done that yet, just for laughs. :hmmmmm
Forum: Trials 05-01-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,665
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I'd be happy if someone would make one that...

I'd be happy if someone would make one that didn't make me look like a tall Great Gazoo.

Finndian, I had a Vega open face helmet that looked a lot like the Shiro open face. I threw away the old...
Forum: Trials 04-20-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Man, what a run! :bow "Beating the...

Man, what a run! :bow


"Beating the younger riders still feels good, so they still need to watch out for the old man as he is not finished just yet." :D
Forum: Trials 03-22-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,241
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I've been staring at the picture for 15 minutes,...

I've been staring at the picture for 15 minutes, but still don't see it. :evil
Forum: Trials 01-10-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,695
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I bought one for a TY250 twinshock, from Sammy...

I bought one for a TY250 twinshock, from Sammy Miller directly, took less than a week to get to Virginia. Finish is awesome. But for the twinshock it's an actual fuel tank, and has to be sealed, or...
Forum: Trials 12-19-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,990
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Welcome to the madness, and thanks for sharing. ...

Welcome to the madness, and thanks for sharing. :ricky

As fun as it is, I can't believe riding trials isn't more popular.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-03-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,275
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Bought a 500 Custom new in '81. Rode it from...

Bought a 500 Custom new in '81. Rode it from Pennsylvania to Pennsylvania via the Golden Gate Bridge. Loved the shaft drive, and transverse v-twin to keep you warm on cool nights. Had a passenger...
Forum: Trials 04-13-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,060
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I had just the opposite happen, my float got...

I had just the opposite happen, my float got stuck in the up position, so no fuel went into the float bowl. It seems the new bikes need a little "work in" time to get things moving freely.

The...
Forum: Trials 03-16-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,060
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Welcome! :freaky I have the same bike you...

Welcome! :freaky

I have the same bike you do, but I see yours doesn't have the golf ball sized dent in the frame like mine. I put it there to make it more aerodynamic. :evil
Forum: Trials 03-06-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,757
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
When I was a kid (12 or so) a family friend...

When I was a kid (12 or so) a family friend bought a TL125 that he licensed for the street. That bike was awesome, and he could do things with it that made him cooler than Fonzie.

BTW, we...
Forum: Trials 02-10-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,757
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I'm like you, been riding for 40 years and...

I'm like you, been riding for 40 years and started riding trials in my mid forties. It's more fun than I ever imagined. If I had to sell another bike to do it, I wouldn't hesitate one second.
Forum: Trials 01-28-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,943
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
A headband and bellbottoms. Dem were da good ol'...

A headband and bellbottoms. Dem were da good ol' days.

Where in Eastern PA? I grew up near Wilkes-Barre.
Forum: Trials 12-28-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,653
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I don't mean to sound like a nagging parent, but...

I don't mean to sound like a nagging parent, but once you get a bike practice practice practice. Practice balance, slow turns, turns uphill, turns downhill. Attend a couple events, even if you...
Forum: Trials 12-08-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,294
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
New shocks to replace the old saggy stock ones on...

New shocks to replace the old saggy stock ones on my TY250.
Forum: Trials 09-21-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,590
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I've been running C12 all summer and love it. I...

I've been running C12 all summer and love it. I have a GasGas 280, with a 40 Pilot Jet, and 114 Main. It's "snappy" and I can easily tune out the lag from 0 to 1/4 throttle.

I've tried...
Forum: Trials 08-30-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
My guess is the carburetor needs to be cleaned....

My guess is the carburetor needs to be cleaned. If you're the least bit mechanically inclined you can easily remove the carb and clean it. Just be careful not to lose anything, and put it back...
Forum: Trials 08-10-2010, 03:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Thanks Sting. I got home last night, took...

Thanks Sting.

I got home last night, took everything apart again and found a piece of aluminum thread from where the main jet bolt screws into the carb body. I guess it worked itself loose and...
Forum: Trials 08-09-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 843
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Dell'orto screen/filter removal question

Has anyone removed that screen on the inlet of the dell'orto carbs? I have a 2010 GasGas 280 Econo model and everything was fine until I took the carb off and cleaned it. Now it won't start at all....
Forum: Trials 07-17-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,951
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Congratulations! From the picture, it looks like...

Congratulations! From the picture, it looks like you got a pretty good deal.

I also have a TY250 and have BJ Racing's number on speed dial. :D Great bunch of guys, and they sure know a lot...
Forum: Trials 07-17-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,468
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
Old Lion, Thanks for posting, it looks like...

Old Lion,

Thanks for posting, it looks like a lot of fun.

I ride in that area sometimes and had never heard of NYACT. I just checked your schedule and I'll probably ride the Aug 8th event....
Forum: Trials 07-07-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,090
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
43?! Old man?! You're just a youngster! ...

43?! Old man?! You're just a youngster!

$2600 does seem a little pricey. Others will chime in also I'm sure, but from my experience searching for trials bikes, you could find one for less.
...
Forum: Trials 06-22-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,521
Posted By Jeff_S2R1K
I'm pretty sure this is a '76 TY250 C. That is...

I'm pretty sure this is a '76 TY250 C. That is the correct color combination, and the kickstand is on the right side of the swingarm. The '74 was on the left, and, I think, attached to the frame. ...
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