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Forum: Trials Today, 03:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,723
Posted By slicktop
That is most likely to be a bleed off valve. Air...

That is most likely to be a bleed off valve. Air gets pulled in past the seals when the shock is in action, after a while it builds up and slows the motion.
Forum: Trials Yesterday, 03:16 PM
Replies: 770
Views: 154,072
Posted By slicktop
Wow, you are right. Thats a great looking...

Wow, you are right. Thats a great looking machine.
I would trade my 13'Evo straight up. Maybe not:1drink, but it is a serious nice bike.
Forum: Trials 09-24-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
You have company on the sidelines, I am still...

You have company on the sidelines, I am still grounded for a few more weeks. I have been rebuilding an old suzuki to pass the time. Cant wait to get back on the Beta.
Forum: Trials 09-24-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,995
Posted By slicktop
Nice bikes Mark. The 250 looks like its in good...

Nice bikes Mark.
The 250 looks like its in good condition.
Forum: Trials 09-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By slicktop
The world is bigger than n. illini. Geez.:rofl

The world is bigger than n. illini. Geez.:rofl
Forum: Trials 09-09-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,995
Posted By slicktop
That's deep. :norton

That's deep. :norton
Forum: Trials 09-02-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 89,699
Posted By slicktop
Too funny!:rofl

Too funny!:rofl
Forum: Trials 09-01-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 116,514
Posted By slicktop
Nice. Is it made of fiber? I see where it looks...

Nice. Is it made of fiber? I see where it looks laid on the inside. Whats the diameter?
Forum: Trials 09-01-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 154,072
Posted By slicktop
I see Mick is sporting a Hodaka with what looks...

I see Mick is sporting a Hodaka with what looks like a 100t sprocket:rofl
There must be merit in that setup.
Forum: Trials 08-31-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By slicktop
OH yeah.:huh Sorry about that, I should have...

OH yeah.:huh
Sorry about that, I should have looked closer.
In light of my new found view I would say its very clean indeed.:1drink
I thought it was from the front.
Forum: Trials 08-31-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By slicktop
They really have the coil exposed for potential...

They really have the coil exposed for potential damage. A tree limb could easily snag the wire. Not to mention it being where mud loves to congregate.
Other than that, the wiring is at a minimum for...
Forum: Trials 08-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By slicktop
Alright.:D

Alright.:D
Forum: Trials 08-29-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By slicktop
Ok, here's my situation. All my training is now...

Ok, here's my situation. All my training is now on a 10-25% grade. I,m stuck in 1st and 2nd if I want to throttle up from idle while going uphill. 3rd will stall out unless I slip the clutch.

I...
Forum: Trials 08-28-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By slicktop
Thank you Bronco. I'm looking to use third more...

Thank you Bronco. I'm looking to use third more like what second is now.
Forum: Trials 08-28-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By slicktop
final drive ratio thoughts

I am running 10/42 having come from 11/41. I now have a 9t front I want to try and am thinking to mate it with the 42t. Will that be too low or should I go back to the 41?
Forum: Trials 08-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,801
Posted By slicktop
:roflYou got that right!

:roflYou got that right!
Forum: Trials 08-25-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,394
Posted By slicktop
Thumb Good One! :thumbup

Good One! :thumbup
Forum: Trials 08-22-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
Nice move Nuggets! Compression and extension both...

Nice move Nuggets! Compression and extension both looks good.
Forum: Trials 08-04-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
Those moves were pretty smooth. :clap

Those moves were pretty smooth. :clap
Forum: Trials 07-29-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,837
Posted By slicktop
Wow, thats a nice rig. Sure to make someone an...

Wow, thats a nice rig. Sure to make someone an excellent twinshock and looks super lightweight.
Forum: Trials 07-28-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By slicktop
Sounds good to me! Idk what will help,...

Sounds good to me!
Idk what will help, thankfully I dont have to rely on bike sales to make a living.
Forum: Trials 07-27-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By slicktop
Its a shame that dealers have to hit profit...

Its a shame that dealers have to hit profit through aftermarket. I wish the sport the best but we need a plan to make things exciting. Endurocross should allow trials bikes. Beta commands a pretty...
Forum: Trials 07-27-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By slicktop
:rofl that's funny.

:rofl
that's funny.
Forum: Trials 07-18-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 116,514
Posted By slicktop
I really like the looks of your bike, very sleek...

I really like the looks of your bike, very sleek and minimalistic. The color is perfect for that design.
Forum: Trials 07-13-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,394
Posted By slicktop
Nice vid as always. I could use a spotter to...

Nice vid as always.
I could use a spotter to increase my confidence. They are almost as important as a lanyard kill.
Forum: Trials 07-08-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
Thanks for the tip, I didn't know. I have tried...

Thanks for the tip, I didn't know.
I have tried to induce slip to save skin.:eek1
Forum: Trials 07-08-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
I would just use 40wt like recommended. I would...

I would just use 40wt like recommended. I would also consider open up the clutch cover and flipping the tophat washers. Change oil often.
Forum: Trials 07-07-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,837
Posted By slicktop
Lotsa interest in Hodakas, mainly in vintage...

Lotsa interest in Hodakas, mainly in vintage enduro crowds. I wouldn't mind a nice example myself.
I have a 84 DR125 4t that can mimic a twin shock that I've been eyeing to lighten. I use it as a...
Forum: Trials 07-01-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
Sound advice for me. I'm still on cones and am...

Sound advice for me.
I'm still on cones and am struggling when they are in line and 5' apart. That section looks challenging and an excercise in clutch management. If he's already 3/4 around then I...
Forum: Trials 07-01-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,895
Posted By slicktop
That sounds brutal.

That sounds brutal.
Forum: Trials 07-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
Thats a nice rig. Dont underestimate the power...

Thats a nice rig.
Dont underestimate the power of the 300 Evo.
I started with the race gasket, running avgas and sunoco 110 4:1. It was like a cherry bomb when you cracked the throttle. Now I'm...
Forum: Trials 06-20-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
Maybe they can set up some cones for him to...

Maybe they can set up some cones for him to navigate.:clap
I am still at that level myself. I wish yall the best of luck.
Forum: Trials 06-16-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
Pull the clutch cover and remove the basket. you...

Pull the clutch cover and remove the basket. you will be able to see the starter gear and idler. With the basket removed you will be able to operate the kick starter and investigate the movement. Lay...
Forum: Trials 06-12-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,903
Posted By slicktop
Two riders start side by side fighting for the...

Two riders start side by side fighting for the best line.
Same sections. Same rules.
First to finish may not necessarily be the winner depending on points recieved during the run.
The wait time...
Forum: Trials 06-09-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,903
Posted By slicktop
[QUOTE=Gordy;24313926]Bob, Can you argue...

[QUOTE=Gordy;24313926]Bob,

Can you argue with this from the first post? You can disagree with us dopes all you want and it's good fun to poke at each other, but really???? These guys are in the...
Forum: Trials 06-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By slicktop
I am running the smaller new primary on the Evo...

I am running the smaller new primary on the Evo without the added weight. The old primary probably weighed more than a pound. The bike is now more prone to stall if theres not enough throttle,...
Forum: Trials 06-03-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,479
Posted By slicktop
Good times at your place for sure. On the...

Good times at your place for sure.
On the double log jump, is it possible to splat the top log on the initial jump? They look rather far apart for that move so I'm just curious if you think its...
Forum: Trials 05-30-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 314,201
Posted By slicktop
Went thru a full tank of fuel today for the first...

Went thru a full tank of fuel today for the first time since getting the Evo in January.:clap
Forum: Trials 05-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,785
Posted By slicktop
Thanks for the explanation Motobene. Supposedly...

Thanks for the explanation Motobene. Supposedly the 2014 Evo is running this gearing. Stu from Jacks Cycles says that I probably have the only 2013 with this gearing. I really cant tell the...
Forum: Trials 05-29-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,785
Posted By slicktop
I cant tell much difference in performance. This...

I cant tell much difference in performance. This bike is very happy in fourth. Its almost First.
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