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Forum: Trials 08-16-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
After 2 yrs of somewhat frustrating ownership,i...

After 2 yrs of somewhat frustrating ownership,i finally got my 2011 Ossa sorted to a level i didn't think existed.I took it out again today for a couple of hours of just simple basic stuff on rocky...
Forum: Trials 06-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By Wingboy
CVMG Rally Paris Ontario

A few trialers showed up at our annual event.Lots of memories.
http://i396.photobucket.com/albums/pp50/Wingboy/P6140219_zps41d7efa7.jpg
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Forum: Trials 03-25-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
Clean and lube the rear linkage and swingarm...

Clean and lube the rear linkage and swingarm bushings.Come on spring!!!
http://i396.photobucket.com/albums/pp50/Wingboy/P2170002_zps6d57d52c.jpg
Forum: Trials 02-17-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
Winter teardown to grease the rear suspension...

Winter teardown to grease the rear suspension linkage.Having trouble getting the pivots apart.
Also time to check the valve clearances on my track Duc....
Forum: Trials 01-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By Wingboy
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Trials 12-21-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By Wingboy
Good info.Purch23 wanted to know if people are...

Good info.Purch23 wanted to know if people are correct in using race fuel in their bikes (no mention of rejetting).With correct jetting you can use race fuel.But it's a long process with very little...
Forum: Trials 12-21-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,892
Posted By Wingboy
If you have modified the compression ratio,you...

If you have modified the compression ratio,you may need a higher octane fuel.Burning race fuel in an engine that doesn't need it will only result in unburnt fuel left in the combustion chamber.It...
Forum: Trials 10-28-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By Wingboy
Not a wuss really.Just 61 yrs young.I'm using...

Not a wuss really.Just 61 yrs young.I'm using Maxima MTL 75wt.If i need a power rush,i get it on my Duc track toy.
Forum: Trials 10-27-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By Wingboy
Do i really need the power the Ossa 280 has?

My 2011 tr280i is an awesome bike.The only negative thing about it is it's reluctance to start as easily as other brands are.It's a lot better with the 9v kit and the proper mapping and tuning,but...
Forum: Trials 10-20-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,333
Posted By Wingboy
Running a higher octane than an engine requires...

Running a higher octane than an engine requires is a waste of money.Octane is a fuels resistance to detonation.In other words,the higher the octane,the harder it is to ignite it.Running race gas in a...
Forum: Racing 10-20-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 27,818
Posted By Wingboy
Yah,wtf was that? I saw it, and thought it was...

Yah,wtf was that? I saw it, and thought it was just a reflection from something.
Forum: Trials 10-08-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,370
Posted By Wingboy
I have had a used 2011 for a year now.Great bike...

I have had a used 2011 for a year now.Great bike even tho it can be a bit tough to start sometimes.(i'm a skinny 60 yr old) ATF would be a big no no for the clutch.The carnkcase/clutch oil also lubes...
Forum: Trials 05-06-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,103
Posted By Wingboy
You really don't miss the engine sound while you...

You really don't miss the engine sound while you are riding it.It's strangely reassureing to hear the suspension and tires working over the changing terrain.The motor makes a growl and you don't...
Forum: Trials 05-04-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,103
Posted By Wingboy
I tried the EM 75 last week.Very impressive...

I tried the EM 75 last week.Very impressive machine.Looks really durable.I think the battery has enough to do a full day.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=880101...
Forum: Trials 04-29-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 123,467
Posted By Wingboy
TnT training in Cambridge Ontario.

Jordan Szoke and Dan Johnson show us some moves after the school.Fun day!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqeaUvXJKcU
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,223
Posted By Wingboy
I have had the kind with the black gusset since...

I have had the kind with the black gusset since last fall.Same problem.Tape a golfball with hockey tape to a paint stir stick and shove it down so that the ball pushes out the offending leather.When...
Forum: Trials 04-18-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By Wingboy
Sorry.I forgot to include that link.It's Canadian...

Sorry.I forgot to include that link.It's Canadian btw.i don't know if they are available down south. http://www.electricmotioncanada.ca/
Forum: Trials 04-18-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,250
Posted By Wingboy
Em7.5

I was lucky enough to have a few minutes on the EM7.5 yesterday.(Thanks Bob.Not me in the vid)I think it was only on the second power level.There are 4.It was really weird,and very nice to not have...
Forum: Trials 03-24-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
Got out for the afternoon finally.First time on a...

Got out for the afternoon finally.First time on a trialer in 35 years for this vintage 60 yr old dude.The bike is waaaaay more capable than i'll ever be.I was very surprised how much low end it had...
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 980
Posted By Wingboy
Ran one on a Ducati SS for about 40,000km. Worked...

Ran one on a Ducati SS for about 40,000km. Worked great and cheap too.
Forum: Trials 03-10-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
I'm signed up for the april 27th school.I need a...

I'm signed up for the april 27th school.I need a refresher.I'll prolly be there wed evenings.It's only 20 minutes from work.
Forum: Trials 03-10-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
I was at the St George trial last fall...

I was at the St George trial last fall (spectator) and the owner told me he was going to sell it.Took almost a year to sell one of my bikes so i could buy this one.(i'm only allowed 3) I'll try to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 246,290
Posted By Wingboy
http://imageshack.us/a/img233/9966/p2280054.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img233/9966/p2280054.jpg
Forum: Trials 03-09-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
Installed the 9v start assist kit on my "new to...

Installed the 9v start assist kit on my "new to me" 2011 Ossa and it stated on the 3rd kick at +3c here in Southern Ontario.Rode it around the driveway for 10 minutes.First wheelies on a trialer in...
Forum: Trials 03-02-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,671
Posted By Wingboy
Just got my 2011 a few days ago and have only...

Just got my 2011 a few days ago and have only started it twice.I'm going to order that kit.Should be $35 well spent.
Forum: Trials 03-01-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Wingboy
Done.

Done.
Forum: Trials 02-28-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Wingboy
Lol,just an old winter coat.But you got me...

Lol,just an old winter coat.But you got me thinking.I've been out of trials over 30 years.I think i have an old Bellstaff Trialmaster jacket in a closet maybe.Lol
Forum: Trials 02-28-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,893
Posted By Wingboy
New to me trials bike.

I am a very happy 60 yr old!
http://imageshack.us/a/img824/5220/p2280053v.jpg
Forum: Trials 02-26-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Wingboy
Thanks for the input guys.Very helpful.For...

Thanks for the input guys.Very helpful.For $69,i'm going to pick one up.
Forum: Trials 02-20-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,922
Posted By Wingboy
Would also be interested to hear from Ossa...

Would also be interested to hear from Ossa owners.I have a 2011 coming next week to get me back into trials after 30 years away.
Forum: Trials 02-17-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Wingboy
HJC CS-5N Helmet

Anyone using this for trials?
http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcScgp5wRHdFTwSKzEoz8snLG5INjlHyL1Jc-DkblAfVhbQU2Gad6Q
Forum: Trials 12-30-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
Someone buy my Ducati so that i can buy the...

Someone buy my Ducati so that i can buy the Gasgas i really want.I have the stand and the boots already ffs!
http://imageshack.us/a/img94/4259/pc290007b.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,040
Posted By Wingboy
Pretty happy with the way things are right...

Pretty happy with the way things are right now.But the Hypermotard is for sale and a modern trialer is going to replace it.
2001 GL1800 Wing
2009 Hypermotard 1100S(for sale)
2000 944 track only...
Forum: Trials 12-27-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
Hard chrome for a hydraulic rod like a fork...

Hard chrome for a hydraulic rod like a fork doesn't have a polished shine to it.But it might be a bit different.
Forum: Trials 12-27-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
You're right.I'm thinking of solid rods,not thin...

You're right.I'm thinking of solid rods,not thin wall tubes.They can be repaired.Thanks for correcting me.
Forum: Trials 12-27-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
A good hardchrome shop can match the original...

A good hardchrome shop can match the original size no problem.The only thing they can't repair is a bend.I work in the Hydraulic service ind.Our tolerance for a rod rechrome is .001"
Forum: Trials 12-26-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,579
Views: 302,113
Posted By Wingboy
Hydraulic cylinder rods are repaired and...

Hydraulic cylinder rods are repaired and rechromed all the time.Find a local hydraulic shop to get you to the right chrome company.This isn't show chrome.
Forum: Trials 12-16-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By Wingboy
A video of Canadas top riders fooling around in...

A video of Canadas top riders fooling around in the logs after the trial.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xoR4IYSDv4&list=UUbi-gw3JZMul-VzYTRmMN2Q&index=14
And a vid during the trial staying in the...
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,891
Posted By Wingboy
Not mine,but clever. ...

Not mine,but clever.
http://www.ducati.ms/forums/attachments/ducati-motorcycle-chat/84403d1297039598-ducati-beer-can-mod-beer-can-mod.jpg
Forum: The Garage 10-11-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By Wingboy
Had an airhead many years ago.I think this has...

Had an airhead many years ago.I think this has something to do with the negative battery bolt that is also the trans vent bolt.
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