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Old 08-31-2009, 01:04 PM   #1
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Question I wanna buy a trials bike in SoCal..

I've always wanted one. I'd like a 2000 or later bike, used but good condition.
I've seen Ryan's webpage, not much there.
Can't be spendin' $5K like that.
Sumpin' under $2500.

What're my chances?
What you got?
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Old 08-31-2009, 05:49 PM   #2
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Have you tried Lewisport yet? If they don't have anything in your range, maybe they can point you in the right direction.

www.lewisportusa.com

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Old 08-31-2009, 09:24 PM   #3
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I have one ... but it's a '97

I have a 1997 Beta Techno 250 that I got from Lewisport a few years ago. I just had twins, so I have been thinning the moto herd lately ... I know I am not gonna have too much free time over the next few years and I hate to see bikes sit.

Only thng wrong with it is the front master cylinder seal blew when I was flushing the system last week. Lewisport has a new one coming in the mail to me ... should be good to go by next weekend.

It is a great beginner to intermediate bike ... Dougie Lampkin won the Worlds on a Techno in 97 .... so it won't hold you back.

$1500 firm

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Old 09-01-2009, 10:44 AM   #4
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Must not look at bike pictures, must not look at bike pictures.

Is it just me or do we want almost every bike we look at?
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Old 09-01-2009, 11:15 AM   #5
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Suddenly I want to own a Trials Bike.
Is the parts readily available? I was recently looking for a trials rear tire & can't find a web store that sell those stuff, I guess I was looking at MX stores.
Anyone have an idea why Trials Bikes aren't so popular in SoCal?

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I have a 1997 Beta Techno 250 that I got from Lewisport a few years ago. I just had twins, so I have been thinning the moto herd lately ... I know I am not gonna have too much free time over the next few years and I hate to see bikes sit.

Only thng wrong with it is the front master cylinder seal blew when I was flushing the system last week. Lewisport has a new one coming in the mail to me ... should be good to go by next weekend.

It is a great beginner to intermediate bike ... Dougie Lampkin won the Worlds on a Techno in 97 .... so it won't hold you back.

$1500 firm
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Old 09-01-2009, 11:38 AM   #6
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well not so sure I googled this: http://www.tec-cycles.com
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Old 09-07-2009, 09:01 PM   #7
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Trials bike

Just moved from Michigan to California with 2 Montesas. They wouldn't green sticker them because they were newer than 2002. It can be done but I gave up and sold them. Make it easy on yourself and buy a 2002 or earlier.
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Old 09-08-2009, 12:24 PM   #8
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...dat's kinda what I'm thinkin'...I really want closer to stat o' the art I guess, but used.
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Old 09-10-2009, 12:15 PM   #9
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Just moved from Michigan to California with 2 Montesas. They wouldn't green sticker them because they were newer than 2002. It can be done but I gave up and sold them. Make it easy on yourself and buy a 2002 or earlier.
Just curious but why did you care if your trials bikes got green stickers?
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