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Forum: Trials Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
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, 04:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 22,256
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, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
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, 06:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
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, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
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, 02:46 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
Posted By slicktop
Ole'

Ole'
Forum: Trials 02-12-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
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, 05:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
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, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 376,011
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, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,239
Posted By slicktop
Got my vote! Good Luck.:freaky

Got my vote!
Good Luck.:freaky
Forum: Trials 02-09-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 376,011
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, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 376,011
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, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 376,011
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, 07:28 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
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, 06:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,758
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, 07:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,758
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
Forum: Trials 02-03-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,676
Posted By slicktop
Nice. That's called 'Stuffing a motor in there'.

Nice.
That's called 'Stuffing a motor in there'.
Forum: Trials 02-03-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By slicktop
Ossa Explorer. Can change plastics and be a...

Ossa Explorer.
Can change plastics and be a Ti. They are great that way but you got to pay to play.
Forum: Trials 02-02-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,286
Posted By slicktop
Recently did the same on my Husky. Went from a...

Recently did the same on my Husky. Went from a cut down woods bar to a trials bend. Gained 1-1/2" leverage on each side. Still made it through the trees, but did have to wiggle the bars thru a few....
Forum: Trials 02-01-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,286
Posted By slicktop
Well don't berate yourself:D Standing is a...

Well don't berate yourself:D
Standing is a comfortable ride and You probably do it when in the rough.:1drink
Forum: Trials 02-01-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,418
Posted By slicktop
Wicked I've got a 87DR125H that's a 1&2 gear powerhouse,...

I've got a 87DR125H that's a 1&2 gear powerhouse, am lightening now and other mods but will produce results soon. Maybe not the best for observed trials but can carry momentum in the crap and hard to...
Forum: Trials 02-01-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,286
Posted By slicktop
This post is definitely on the right track. When...

This post is definitely on the right track. When sitting and jarred, that energy goes straight to the spine, especially with the hard seats nowadays.
Your legs are half the suspension on a modern...
Forum: Trials 02-01-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
Posted By slicktop
Cascading events, or bad luck? Or is there any...

Cascading events, or bad luck? Or is there any such thing? An Investigator would say its highly unlikely.
There is no telling what the origination of the money woes are, but for my finances, I or my...
Forum: Trials 01-30-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,418
Posted By slicktop
When you want what you want then you will get...

When you want what you want then you will get what you want.
Forum: Trials 01-30-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
Posted By slicktop
Just an idea of Italy's current production.

Just an idea of Italy's current production.
Forum: Trials 01-30-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
Posted By slicktop
Dang, that sucks. One year ago I was getting...

Dang, that sucks.
One year ago I was getting 2nd day parts to bf Arkansas from Ca. and Italy just on Stus' request. But I think that was American Beta.
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
Posted By slicktop
You know, a Lancia was a top ride in its glory....

You know, a Lancia was a top ride in its glory. The Spaniards just couldn't keep it going where the Italians kept pushing out premium performance. Problem is, Italy will be the next eu state to hit...
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By slicktop
I am familiar with dousing to bed the pads. I can...

I am familiar with dousing to bed the pads. I can certainly see that steam cleaning would have advantages in cleaning the pads compared to a chemical. The steam is unique because it preps the pads...
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By slicktop
Knowledge is always appreciated.:ear I've got a...

Knowledge is always appreciated.:ear
I've got a small steamer that needs a job.
Forum: Trials 01-28-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By slicktop
Thanks Lazer. I've got the Jitsie pads that you...

Thanks Lazer.
I've got the Jitsie pads that you mentioned. I guess I will throw them on and bed in as you recommend. The reason I haven't tried that yet is that there is still plenty of meat on the...
Forum: Trials 01-27-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By slicktop
Evo Brake upgrade

I'm not a big fan of the Grimeca system on my Beta. They look good on paper but in real life they squeal and seem slow. I love the Brembos on my enduro and the rear system is where I see the most...
Forum: Trials 01-27-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 376,011
Posted By slicktop
Happy Days:clap

Happy Days:clap
Forum: Trials 01-27-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By slicktop
As encouraged, a reflex or ty would be your best...

As encouraged, a reflex or ty would be your best bet on a budget.
If you can afford a newer rig then step up to 3 or 4grand range and get a modern light bike. At around 150lbs wet, the difference is...
Forum: Trials 01-26-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,947
Views: 376,011
Posted By slicktop
You gotta be careful.:1drink

You gotta be careful.:1drink
Forum: Trials 01-24-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By slicktop
A shot of the canyon and a offroad tourer can...

A shot of the canyon and a offroad tourer can hardly get old.
Yea I would rotate the bars up too just to stand comfortably.
I've got a DR125 That I'm lightening for a 4t grunter, I noticed that by...
Forum: Trials 01-23-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
Posted By slicktop
Does Ossa share the same fate as GG?

Does Ossa share the same fate as GG?
Forum: Trials 01-22-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 12,442
Posted By slicktop
Too bad someone like steve pieere and ktm isn't...

Too bad someone like steve pieere and ktm isn't there to pick up the name as with the BMW/Husqvarna debacle.
Funny thing is, SWM (china) has bought the Vareese Husky facility. If I'm not mistaken...
Forum: Trials 01-22-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By slicktop
Roger that Bene. The ultimate goal for new bars...

Roger that Bene. The ultimate goal for new bars is to get another set on my enduro. I'm going from a woods bend that's cut down, to a trials bar full size.
I'll rotate the ends even with the forks...
Forum: Trials 01-21-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By slicktop
Good info there Bene. There's a lot to consider...

Good info there Bene. There's a lot to consider with a new set of bars. It would be nice to have a trials trade show and someone build a bar simulator that would adjust to all the bends offered....
Forum: Trials 01-21-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By slicktop
The Renthal fat bars are pretty nice. I'm...

The Renthal fat bars are pretty nice.
I'm giving Jackscycle a call today and see what Stu recommends, hopefully he wont push Jitsie.:lol3
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