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Forum: Trials Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By slicktop
Nevermind. I see there is a single downtube...

Nevermind.
I see there is a single downtube behind the carb.:1drink
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By slicktop
I don't know what to say. It looks cool, but...

I don't know what to say. It looks cool, but heavy as hell.
I would think it to be a great woods bike and may do fine in vintage class.
The carb intake needs a lot of help.
I wouldn't be...
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 385,082
Posted By slicktop
That's a proper trailer. Very nice indeed.

That's a proper trailer. Very nice indeed.
Forum: Trials 03-26-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 191,410
Posted By slicktop
Thank You. The Rainers trials boot looks good...

Thank You.
The Rainers trials boot looks good on the company site. Guaranteed Waterproof, nice buckles and a good lugged sole. Price is right. The Spaniards should be good with leather, el toro and...
Forum: Trials 03-25-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,155
Posted By slicktop
I find it difficult to believe that a new carb...

I find it difficult to believe that a new carb that has been cleaned by a competent person could still emit particles large enough to cause issues, with out subsequent problem. On a new rig, this...
Forum: Trials 03-25-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 191,410
Posted By slicktop
What are the boots Mick is wearing?

What are the boots Mick is wearing?
Forum: Trials 03-25-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 83,110
Posted By slicktop
Eh? They look like an investment to me. Just like...

They look like an investment to me. Just like Land, they arn't making any more.
If I could do as I want, I'd sell sailboats and trial bikes.
Forum: Trials 03-24-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By slicktop
Tell us more:ear

Tell us more:ear
Forum: Trials 03-24-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 83,110
Posted By slicktop
That bike is sweet. I'm surprised I could still...

That bike is sweet. I'm surprised I could still see it. If you are in the area I would pick it up and flip it at the least.
Forum: Trials 03-24-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,732
Posted By slicktop
Laugh 1fxstbi I like your sig line.:1drink You cant...

1fxstbi
I like your sig line.:1drink
You cant go wrong dealing with Stu, glad he got you on the right path.
After reading this I popped the cover off my 13evo300 for a looksee. I have not opened...
Forum: Trials 03-18-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,625
Posted By slicktop
Sounds like a great beginners bike.

Sounds like a great beginners bike.
Forum: Trials 03-17-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,497
Posted By slicktop
Domino, Motion Pro, Kehien. Motion Pro is a...

Domino, Motion Pro, Kehien.
Motion Pro is a good company with quality in mind. Lots of products!
Forum: Trials 03-16-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 135,443
Posted By slicktop
I hear you. I pay my guys 9 bucks an hour to...

I hear you.
I pay my guys 9 bucks an hour to clear land. That's higher than anything in town. And there's no jobs anyway except for baling hay or tending chickens or hogs.
I still get excuses...
Forum: Trials 03-16-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,155
Posted By slicktop
If the 80 has tophat washers and plates of...

If the 80 has tophat washers and plates of different thickness can be bought thru Beta, you can adjust the clutch as with the bigger models. I did that with good results. {Sorry no pics)
Forum: Trials 03-13-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,214
Posted By slicktop
Wow, those are gorgeous.

Wow, those are gorgeous.
Forum: Trials 03-13-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,131
Posted By slicktop
That's harsh.:1drink

That's harsh.:1drink
Forum: Trials 03-13-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,079
Posted By slicktop
I wear an open face for all my riding. AGV...

I wear an open face for all my riding.
AGV Blade.
DOT, light, vented, washable liner, and has removable flip up face shield.

My first time wearing a full face I wrecked with my chin sliding on...
Forum: Trials 03-13-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,131
Posted By slicktop
God, I pray SWM will save or buy GG and use the...

God, I pray SWM will save or buy GG and use the Cagiva/Husqvarna 2t motor that GG owns rights to, and build another proper Italian trials. Amen
Forum: Trials 03-12-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,131
Posted By slicktop
Might be a good buy, sounds like the guy never...

Might be a good buy, sounds like the guy never needed parts or he would know what he has.
Forum: Trials 03-12-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,131
Posted By slicktop
290cc?

290cc?
Forum: Trials 03-12-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By slicktop
I am guessing that you are directing this to me. ...

I am guessing that you are directing this to me.
I truly enjoy and take your mechanical tips seriously. You are one of my favorite posters and my apoligies for maybe seeming otherwise.

I would...
Forum: Trials 03-12-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,433
Posted By slicktop
I wouldn't mind slime in tubes, but not in a...

I wouldn't mind slime in tubes, but not in a tubeless mc tire.
I'm surprised that slime would be advised for a trials tire except in an emergency.
I have purchased the Tubliss run-flat tubes. They...
Forum: Trials 03-05-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,543
Posted By slicktop
Ethanol is a no no for any engine I care about. ...

Ethanol is a no no for any engine I care about.
My fuel mix for 2t bikes is 1gl Non ethanol, Leaded race gas, mixed with 4gl aviation fuel. The water repellants in the avgas will help with tank...
Forum: Trials 03-04-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,904
Posted By slicktop
Who's got money. The Chinese. Who needs a...

Who's got money.
The Chinese.
Who needs a trials bike in their lineup.
SWM.:1drink
Forum: Trials 03-02-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,904
Posted By slicktop
It all looks familiar on the vertical. That...

It all looks familiar on the vertical.
That same setup could be used for a multi speed winch drum, hydraulic or manual.
Forum: Trials 02-25-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,178
Posted By slicktop
After a year on my 1st trials rig (evo300), I...

After a year on my 1st trials rig (evo300), I would have progressed quicker with a 200 or 250. There was a lot of power when I only needed a little.
It came with a thin base gasket, fast throttle,...
Forum: Trials 02-23-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,128
Posted By slicktop
I'd love a rig like that to add to the...

I'd love a rig like that to add to the stable.:evil
Hope it's all you could expect it to be.
Forum: Trials 02-22-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,543
Posted By slicktop
We will see. Lectron builds small bore carbs. I...

We will see.
Lectron builds small bore carbs. I just have to buy one.
The pwk on my Beta has not given me a reason to sweat replacement for now. I change filters regurally and feed it a nectar of...
Forum: Trials 02-14-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,543
Posted By slicktop
Right. I run a 36mm in place of the 38 mukini...

Right.
I run a 36mm in place of the 38 mukini tmx on a Italian Husqvarna 167. Even though it's smaller than stock the flow is more. I ordered the carb with a MS3 metering rod. It's a bit shorter...
Forum: Trials 02-13-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,904
Posted By slicktop
Ole'

Ole'
Forum: Trials 02-12-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,904
Posted By slicktop
The last time a company owed me two months...

The last time a company owed me two months salary, I wound up owning a majority of that companys assets.:clap
Sometimes it pays to keep working when everyone else bails.
Forum: Trials 02-10-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,543
Posted By slicktop
When carbs become old, worn and problematic;...

When carbs become old, worn and problematic; unless you have a reason to keep things original, buy a smart carb. My preference is Lectron out of Tx. but there are other metering carbs.
Lectron has...
Forum: Trials 02-10-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 385,082
Posted By slicktop
Thanks for the invite. I plan to hit TTC...

Thanks for the invite.
I plan to hit TTC sometime this year, maybe then.
I have only experienced the power of a 300 and have changed many parts to neuter it down to manageable. I cant imagine being...
Forum: Trials 02-10-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By slicktop
Got my vote! Good Luck.:freaky

Got my vote!
Good Luck.:freaky
Forum: Trials 02-09-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 385,082
Posted By slicktop
Thanks for the explanation. Hope it wasn't a...

Thanks for the explanation. Hope it wasn't a dumb question, I have never attended an event.:ear
Forum: Trials 02-09-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 385,082
Posted By slicktop
Looks fun. I want to hit the west one day with my...

Looks fun. I want to hit the west one day with my bike.
The ribbons look fairly far apart in the pics, Whats the normal width of sections?
Forum: Trials 02-09-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 385,082
Posted By slicktop
Nice. I would love to try that out.:freaky

Nice.
I would love to try that out.:freaky
Forum: Trials 02-04-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 15,904
Posted By slicktop
Probably nothing since DI seems viable. GG...

Probably nothing since DI seems viable.
GG should sell it to SWM. They already have the frame and mfg facility with the same employees that assembled the design for Cagiva and later, BMW. It would...
Forum: Trials 02-04-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,983
Posted By slicktop
That sounds like a whole different way to ride a...

That sounds like a whole different way to ride a section. Battling for the best line w/o dabbing or picking a less desirable line and winning.:clap
Forum: Trials 02-04-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,983
Posted By slicktop
So if you die in a section you get a 5.:rofl If...

So if you die in a section you get a 5.:rofl
If I were observing I would have to refer to the TM for his ruling. I'm not qualified to judge a man after his death.:1drink
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