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Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,668
Posted By Seavoyage
The 250R...

The 250R (http://www.ktm.com/freeride/freeride-250-r/highlights.html#.UiSkIDakpGg) exhaust (or lack of a 'snail' expansion chamber) , a 28mm Keihin carburetor (a la trials bike), and no exhaust...
Forum: 2 smokers 09-02-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,441
Posted By Seavoyage
The 250R...

The 250R (http://www.ktm.com/freeride/freeride-250-r/highlights.html#.UiSkIDakpGg) exhaust (or lack of a 'snail' expansion chamber) , a 28mm Keihin carburetor (a la trials bike), and no exhaust...
Forum: Trials 07-16-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,432
Posted By Seavoyage
The Carquest O-ring is Viton® synthetic rubber...

The Carquest O-ring is Viton® synthetic rubber which addressed the swelling issue in the early clutches, and is readily available. It appears to replace any of the designs: 2002 old style two O-ring;...
Forum: Trials 07-16-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,432
Posted By Seavoyage
GasGas Pro clutch drag

Many GasGas Pro owners experience clutch drag. The GasGas Pro clutch is very sensitive to the 'finger height' and the currently available complete clutch pack is too thick resulting in noticeable...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By Seavoyage
With modern trials bikes under 150 lbs. and (in...

With modern trials bikes under 150 lbs. and (in the case of indoor trials) able to get below 140 lbs with fuel/oil/fluids combined with powerful 280-300cc 2-stroke motors able to 'splatter' 8-foot...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-15-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By Seavoyage
Teaching my teenage daughter about motorcycle maintenance and repair

School's out for summer and my teenage daughter was looking for a project to keep her occupied:


find a bike on Craigslist for under $1K;
disassemble and inspect all the major components; and...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-05-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,347
Posted By Seavoyage
Epilogue: Sold the CR125R to fund a current...

Epilogue: Sold the CR125R to fund a current KTM200MXC "Cheap Bast'd" project.

The new owners ran the CR125R without pre-mix oil; damaged the piston; then traded it to the current owner for a...
Forum: 2 smokers 06-05-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,442
Posted By Seavoyage
Epilogue: Sold the CR125R to fund a current...

Epilogue: Sold the CR125R to fund a current KTM200MXC "Cheap Bast'd" project.

The new owners ran the CR125R without pre-mix oil; damaged the piston; then traded it to the current owner for a...
Forum: Trials 06-02-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By Seavoyage
Webb's performance is very encouraging! Was there...

Webb's performance is very encouraging! Was there any reason he wasn't in the premiere class?

Not to detract from the main point - Is Moto Trials analogous to Soccer or F1 for Americans? Arguably...
Forum: Trials 06-02-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,555
Posted By Seavoyage
Are the Americans really that horrible at this?

This is probably a controversial thread: Is it just me or is the US talent pool that weak compared to the Europeans and Japanese?

I was just watching vids of trialcross to decompress after a day...
Forum: Trials 06-01-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,842
Posted By Seavoyage
Wulfsport helmets $95 from...

Wulfsport helmets $95 from http://mossyrocktrials.com/Clothing.html

http://mossyrocktrials.com/images/19342209.png http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mSjZ8gYlvvCbJshfvmJ8Mag.jpg

Review:...
Forum: Trials 05-31-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,076
Posted By Seavoyage
I agree with Twin-shocker that a TLR or TY make...

I agree with Twin-shocker that a TLR or TY make great play bikes.

Caveat Emptor: the 1970 Honda RTL250 Sammy Miller prototype weighed 198 lbs with magnesium and titanium bits. The production TL250...
Forum: Trials 05-27-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 74,425
Posted By Seavoyage
GAS GAS TRIALS BIKE - $1200 (SFV)...

GAS GAS TRIALS BIKE - $1200 (SFV) http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mcy/3797204265.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3L53I93M15Nf5I45Gdd5be9f4532ad3bd1331.jpg

2005 SHERCO TRIALS 290 - $1950...
Forum: Trials 05-27-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,023
Posted By Seavoyage
'96-'97 GasGas JTR/JTX 370

Here's a video on excess... the beast from the 90's.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vIaS2WI66jc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Trials 05-27-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 345,950
Posted By Seavoyage
Try Jim Snell @ http://www.trialspartsusa.com/ ....

Try Jim Snell @ http://www.trialspartsusa.com/ . GasGas is only required to maintain support for an expired model for 10-years. Jim and Tim are the primary source for parts for 90's Gassers,...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-26-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,594
Posted By Seavoyage
One of the inmates, hmb, had a 234 lbs. CRF150F...

One of the inmates, hmb, had a 234 lbs. CRF150F (http://powersports.honda.com/2013/crf150f/specifications.aspx) which she had difficulty picking up if dropped on a nasty single track or gnarly...
Forum: Trials 05-25-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By Seavoyage
+1 on the handguards. Raceline levers for...

+1 on the handguards.

Raceline levers for AJP http://www.ebay.com/itm/RACELINE-SILVER-SHORT-BRAKE-LEVER-AJP-TRIALS-/360423907657
Forum: 2 smokers 05-25-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 339,255
Posted By Seavoyage
My current... Lightweight (slightly over 145...

My current...

Lightweight (slightly over 145 lbs. wet with a 250cc cylinder) https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-m04MwiN3s-8/UaEBdfTLgGI/AAAAAAAACaM/M6pepknole8/w692-h519-no/Pro200.jpeg

Big-bore...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-25-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,197
Posted By Seavoyage
To supplement my street plated...

To supplement my street plated EC300...http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20773565&postcount=28
...
Forum: 2 smokers 05-25-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,594
Posted By Seavoyage
Explore an alternative reality for playbikes... ...

Explore an alternative reality for playbikes...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/t0zhYJ5x8Wg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> <iframe width="560"...
Forum: Trials 05-25-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 345,950
Posted By Seavoyage
Just rode the bikes... ...

Just rode the bikes...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-m04MwiN3s-8/UaEBdfTLgGI/AAAAAAAACaM/M6pepknole8/w692-h519-no/Pro200.jpeg

Based on jse comments, got the 2002 Pro chassis for the...
Forum: Trials 05-24-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,961
Posted By Seavoyage
And the soap opera continues with current Scorpa...

And the soap opera continues with current Scorpa using Sherco motors.

Xispa and Greeves were accused of using a Sherco design motors. I'm curious what the current Yamaha Trials bikes would run if...
Forum: Trials 05-23-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,961
Posted By Seavoyage
Source:http://www.retrotrials.com/page-3---josep-p...

Source:http://www.retrotrials.com/page-3---josep-paxau.html
Forum: Trials 05-22-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,961
Posted By Seavoyage
The current TXT Pro (TXII) model was introduced...

The current TXT Pro (TXII) model was introduced in 2002. The GasGas Pro revolutionized engine design by shaving 17 lbs. from the motor and brought modern trials bikes to the sub 150 lbs. era. Other...
Forum: Trials 05-20-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,961
Posted By Seavoyage
Thx $1M. We knew the USD forks weighed more,...

Thx $1M. We knew the USD forks weighed more, assumed the 1995 aluminium subframe reduced some weight. and noted the Motoplat ignition was changed to a Ducati in 1994 (still not the 1996- Kokusan)....
Forum: Trials 05-20-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,961
Posted By Seavoyage
I need the education on the major changes between...

I need the education on the major changes between from 1993 to 1995 I may have overlooked:

I own a 1995 JT35 and tested a friends 1993 GT25 I was considering to purchase. As far as I could tell,...
Forum: Trials 05-20-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,961
Posted By Seavoyage
Most of us mortals just aren't at the skill level...

Most of us mortals just aren't at the skill level that can take advantage of the light weight for splatters, flip turns and hoppin on the rear wheel.

You'll also discover that the 90's era bikes...
Forum: Trials 05-20-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,961
Posted By Seavoyage
Only subtle difference between the revolutionary...

Only subtle difference between the revolutionary 1993 GT25-T (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znRgiPZtlsgl) (Tarres) and 1995 JT25 (http://www.gasgasmuseum.com/bikes/1995.html) (Jordi Tarres 238cc)....
Forum: Trials 05-19-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,023
Posted By Seavoyage
Here's a link to more details:...

Here's a link to more details: http://bayarearidersforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7926624&postcount=5

You can probably find '90s trials bikes for the same price or less than a '70s vintage....
Forum: Trials 05-17-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,672
Posted By Seavoyage
Here's a rare photo of the Jordi Tarres works...

Here's a rare photo of the Jordi Tarres works bike:

http://www.retrotrials.com/uploads/8/0/6/7/8067174/1573213.jpg?903
Excellent website with the history:...
Forum: Trials 05-04-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 74,425
Posted By Seavoyage
2002 GG Pro 280

2002 gas gas trials bike - $1500 (oakland hills / mills) http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/mcy/3782021947.html http://images.craigslist.org/3G83F73I55I45G95H3d52c5b8d7003d071825.jpg
Forum: Trials 05-03-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 74,425
Posted By Seavoyage
Comments on the Beta Techno and other Craiglist...

Comments on the Beta Techno and other Craiglist finds... http://bayarearidersforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=429312
Forum: Trials 05-02-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,754
Views: 345,950
Posted By Seavoyage
Went over the top and installed a Tech Factory...

Went over the top and installed a Tech Factory fork on my daughters Gasser Pro 200 which I just put a S3 225cc kit and flywheel weight on.

Justification? To match the revalved Sachs rear shock I...
Forum: Trials 05-01-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 74,425
Posted By Seavoyage
1996 Beta Techno - $750 and Suzuki RL250 $960 OBO

http://goldcountry.craigslist.org/mcy/3779349408.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3Ia3F63L55Nc5I25F1d51cfe55e4ce9c91b31.jpg

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/mcy/3778723543.html
...
Forum: Trials 04-27-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,956
Posted By Seavoyage
Last week: success.:clap advising another one of...

Last week: success.:clap advising another one of our riders on how to register his 2010 GG 250 ECO... it isn't complicated, just follow the CA DMV Rule and Regulations.

In our small riding group,...
Forum: Trials 04-21-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 74,425
Posted By Seavoyage
I considered a Rev3 a few months ago for the long...

I considered a Rev3 a few months ago for the long range seat/tank kit (http://www.trialsnuts.com/BetaLRK.htm) for LDT. I test rode a few: I prefer a Right side kick start. Wasn't as easy as the...
Forum: Trials 04-20-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 74,425
Posted By Seavoyage
Although considered heavy by modern bike...

Although considered heavy by modern bike standards, for most riders the Beta Techno developed by Dougie Lampkin is still very capable. Beta had converted to the aluminium engine cases in the Techno...
Forum: Trials 04-16-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,956
Posted By Seavoyage
H - I figure that was your Sherco ST2.0 (formerly...

H - I figure that was your Sherco ST2.0 (formerly nwcycle's daughters bike). When the PITS guys see it with a Green Sticker they will be so jealous - and it will be worth much more. Jim and Allison...
Forum: Trials 04-12-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 74,425
Posted By Seavoyage
1990-1992 Beta Zero : May be a challenge to find...

1990-1992 Beta Zero : May be a challenge to find spare parts. Only manufactured for 2-years before replacement with Techno model w/ aluminium engine cases. Relatively heavy compared to 2004 or newer...
Forum: Trials 04-11-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,548
Posted By Seavoyage
I'll see you guys this weekend at the...

I'll see you guys this weekend at the British-American Cup.

Sting32 mentioned Chinese X-lite clone (Vee Rubber VRM308? tires) imported by GasGas (http://www.gasgas.com/) in another forum. Anyone...
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