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Forum: Trials 11-12-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,467
Posted By Gordo83
When I first got in to Trials I could't get over...

When I first got in to Trials I could't get over logs. I couldn't get over a telephone pole. If the log was bigger than my ground clearance, I would just get hung up.
I spent about an hour with a...
Forum: Trials 11-07-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
The link works. Thanks. When and where did...

The link works. Thanks.
When and where did Hodaka Days, in 2014, take place?
Forum: Trials 11-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,356
Posted By Gordo83
Look around where another development is being...

Look around where another development is being built nearby. Be-friend the general contractor or better yet the guy running the excavator. Sooner or later he will dig up a boulder or large rock that...
Forum: Trials 10-16-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,661
Posted By Gordo83
I switched to the Michelins a couple years ago...

I switched to the Michelins a couple years ago and like them. I ride a Vintage bike with steel rims and could not get the air pressure in the Dunlop's under 8 pounds or they would roll off the bead....
Forum: Trials 09-30-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
I think there were 20 riders at Unadilla....

I think there were 20 riders at Unadilla. Unfortunately, ahrma doesn't acknowledge air cooled twin shock bikes with drum brakes built after 1979. At Unadilla there were several TLR's, and other early...
Forum: Trials 09-28-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,475
Posted By Gordo83
Not trying to be a smart a$$, but I think the...

Not trying to be a smart a$$, but I think the heading is the explanation. I think we've, or at least most of us have watched the original a couple hundred times. My kids no the song by heart.
Forum: Trials 09-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
To my knowledge, B&J Racing are the only ones in...

To my knowledge, B&J Racing are the only ones in the states building and selling Falcons. At least when I got mine. They can be reached at: 615-789-5956
As I said, I'm very happy with mine.
As far...
Forum: Trials 09-26-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
I like my Falcons. Had Bob Ginder build them for...

I like my Falcons. Had Bob Ginder build them for me. Haven't tried the new Betors, but do know a couple that have bent rods and saw one get stuck once too. I've had the Falcons over a year with...
Forum: Trials 08-28-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
Ormstown is great! For those of you that haven't...

Ormstown is great! For those of you that haven't been, you're missing a great weekend. Trials school on Friday with Mick. Then a seperate trials on Saturday and Sunday. Also, a Hare Scrambles and MX...
Forum: Trials 07-29-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,071
Posted By Gordo83
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=201138143741&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:US:1123
Forum: Trials 07-15-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,606
Posted By Gordo83
+1 Anyone from here compete?

+1 Anyone from here compete?
Forum: Trials 07-06-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,071
Posted By Gordo83
I think it has more to do with the fun and...

I think it has more to do with the fun and challenge of doing it than the money you could spend on a real one.
If I had the welding skills to do it, I'd like to build a Can Am, but my own, not the...
Forum: Trials 06-27-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,606
Posted By Gordo83
On Saturday night at VMD, they will be showing...

On Saturday night at VMD, they will be showing the new film, 'PENTON The John Penton Story'.
Worth the trip alone!
Forum: Trials 06-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 80,318
Posted By Gordo83
I watched that bike for a while on craigs. I have...

I watched that bike for a while on craigs. I have the 350 model. About the only club around that has a class for it is this one. Or just show up at any Trials and ride with the Modern bikes for fun....
Forum: Trials 06-06-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
Yeah, small world. Good pitting next to you too....

Yeah, small world. Good pitting next to you too. See you at CATRA.
Forum: Trials 06-04-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
The ahrma Trials at Unadilla brought in 20...

The ahrma Trials at Unadilla brought in 20 riders. Most were ahrma class bikes. There were no Modern bikes. The added 'Post Vintage Twin Shock' class had around 8 bikes, as 8 trophies were handed...
Forum: Trials 05-28-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By Gordo83
Thanks. great pictures. What is the bike in the...

Thanks. great pictures.
What is the bike in the second picture? Looks like a Wassell with a Hodaka motor.
Also, How many riders were signed up?
So far, I see 10 at Unadilla. I'm hoping more show...
Forum: Trials 05-26-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
Unadilla's coming up fast. And they need...

Unadilla's coming up fast.
And they need checkers. Any help will be appreciated. Spread the word.
Forum: Trials 05-22-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,385
Posted By Gordo83
I'm glad there are several videos available for...

I'm glad there are several videos available for people to watch who might be checking a National or World round. I know I have questions, to the point of not being sure I know enough about what's a...
Forum: Trials 05-19-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
Just a reminder. Unadilla's MX Rewind weekend...

Just a reminder.
Unadilla's MX Rewind weekend is coming up fast. There will be an ahrma Trials there this year which includes a non points class for Post 79 Trials bikes with drum brakes, air-cooled...
Forum: Trials 05-16-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By Gordo83
The entire NETA schedule is on the page you...

The entire NETA schedule is on the page you included in your post. Just click on 'EVENTS'. There's a lot more information and photos, as well, on the 'HOME' page.
Forum: Trials 05-14-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By Gordo83
Was thinking of buying a pair of Gaerne's, but...

Was thinking of buying a pair of Gaerne's, but wasn't sure which model.
Is there a difference between the black 'Balance Classic' and the 'Pro-Tech', other than price and color?
Forum: Trials 05-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,385
Posted By Gordo83
Sounds to me like you should get back in to the...

Sounds to me like you should get back in to the Trials you enjoyed as a teenager. I have never even ridden a Modern Trials bike. All my bikes have been Vintage. I currently ride a 72 Penton/Wassell...
Forum: Trials 05-08-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,385
Posted By Gordo83
Thanks lowpsi. Don't have a face book account....

Thanks lowpsi. Don't have a face book account. But still should have known what FB was.
Thanks for the videos too!
Forum: Trials 05-07-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,385
Posted By Gordo83
Jeez, hate to sound stupid. I'd like to follow it...

Jeez, hate to sound stupid. I'd like to follow it more but don't know what FB is.
Original post says riders are posting daily on FB.
Forum: Trials 04-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 80,318
Posted By Gordo83
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Forum: Trials 04-11-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gordo83
I'm running a Dunlop D803 on the TY. The one I...

I'm running a Dunlop D803 on the TY. The one I can go down to 5 pounds with, on my Vintage bike with steel rims, is a Michelin. So if I put a Michelin on the TY do you think I could run 5 pounds?...
Forum: Trials 04-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By Gordo83
I have an 85 and love it. The only problem I have...

I have an 85 and love it. The only problem I have is keeping the rear tire from popping off the bead with less than 12 pounds in it. On my true Vintage bike, with steel rims, I can run 5 or 6 pounds...
Forum: Trials 04-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,004
Posted By Gordo83
One thing's for sure. It will be hard on checkers...

One thing's for sure. It will be hard on checkers to decide quickly whether they saw a slow pause or a stop.
Forum: Trials 03-10-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By Gordo83
Always wanted a 74 Alpina, and still do. After...

Always wanted a 74 Alpina, and still do. After riding the ISDTRR in MA last summer, I think it would be the perfect bike for those knarly trails in the Berkshires. I'm hoping to own one before the...
Forum: Trials 02-24-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
WOW, What a show! Thanks for posting those great...

WOW, What a show! Thanks for posting those great pictures!
Forum: Trials 02-22-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By Gordo83
How about Mid Atlantic Trials Association. They...

How about Mid Atlantic Trials Association. They have several Trials in PA every year. The link below is their schedule for 2014.

http://www.mid-atlantictrials.com/2014Schedules_1.html
Forum: Trials 01-31-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
One of the old Trials books I have has a series...

One of the old Trials books I have has a series of photos demonstrating a particular style. The guy is smoking a cigarette, while riding the section. Nothing against smoking. Just looks funny.
Forum: Trials 01-29-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 167,241
Posted By Gordo83
Great video. I was surprised about no helmets....

Great video. I was surprised about no helmets. Made it look like it was even older.
Forum: Trials 01-23-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
Could be, but I remember seeing a lot of good...

Could be, but I remember seeing a lot of good Trials areas along the CC course. If they are able to use the CC loop as the Trials loop, they shouldn't have any trouble.
Forum: Trials 01-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
You may not have to join ahrma to ride the...

You may not have to join ahrma to ride the support class, but you will still need to purchase a one week pass.
Forum: Trials 01-21-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
AHRMA has a one week pass for $30.00. You can...

AHRMA has a one week pass for $30.00. You can pick this up at the Trials sign in.
Forum: Trials 01-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
Yes they do Thumper. I don't know how much it is,...

Yes they do Thumper. I don't know how much it is, but there are many people that race Unadilla and this is their only ahrma event of the year. I believe it would be a weekend pass, so you could do...
Forum: Trials 01-19-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
Yes, AHRMA is laying it out. I would never say...

Yes, AHRMA is laying it out. I would never say they were if they were not.
The Trialsmaster is Rob Poole. Rob Poole and his wife and anyone they have working with them are very familiar with Vintage...
Forum: Trials 01-19-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,193
Posted By Gordo83
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