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Old 06-16-2012, 01:02 PM   #16
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Scorpa Easy is more like broken kick

Please,please, everyone stop thinking that you need a saddle on a trials bike,you don't,you just freakin' stand up. yes,you will get tired some at first but just stop and rest,it's not a big deal. When you have a trials bike you ride to obstacles and then get off and inspect them,then "session" the section, moving on to the next. That big valley in the middle of a trialler is where you squat when doing an impossible climb,it has a reason for being there.

Also,don't put Knobbies on your trials bike,they do not work as well as trials tires.
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Old 06-16-2012, 01:03 PM   #17
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If you want modern it will have to be a Beta... if you fancy a twinshock then SWM, Ossa are amongst those that have left kickers. I now have a knackered left knee but have just changed from a Beta Evo to a 1981 SWM..!! The SWM does have much less compression than the Beta did though :)
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:06 PM   #18
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Also,don't put Knobbies on your trials bike,they do not work as well as trials tires.
But where's he gonnna find a 16" Trials tire?
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Old 06-16-2012, 06:29 PM   #19
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Its creator actually calls it frankenbeta. I think its a fuelly with a long ride tank, some kind of seat with some luggage underneath. He tried to make it more stable for trail speeds by adding the scotts and by dropping the rear to flatten the rake out. DIY ossa explorer?

A few threads tout trail riding on a trials bikes and this guy is just addressing some of the drawbacks. I'd love to have a 175 pound trailbike and it looks like this could work. I tried to make a kx100 work but failed. Had a chance at husky123s pampera a couple of years ago but didn't think i needed it at the time. Bought his 4RT instead then my leg went bad.

I hardly ever sit down in the woods so the seat isn't a big deal but i need a left kicker





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Old 06-16-2012, 06:34 PM   #20
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I know they're heavy, but a Honda CRF230 or Yamaha 230 might be suitable. I had the Honda for awhile and it was nice little trail bike, as long as you don't push it too hard. Don't really notice the weight riding, until you have to pick it up.

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Old 06-17-2012, 06:11 AM   #21
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As someone posted above just learn to kick standing to the side of bike and pick whatever brand bike you want.
The Frankenbeta shown above was purpose built just for trail riding. The owner had no interest in riding trials but being able to ride nasty single track. He loves it so I guess that is all that matters.
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Old 06-17-2012, 04:38 PM   #22
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Two years ago the Ute Cup was south of Pueblo in the Mountains. The trail was awesome! But incredibly knarly. I think I could have survived it on my BRP, but wouldn't have had very much fun. Alot of people didn't finish the second loop, on their trials bikes, so there are certainly trails out there where an adapted trail bike is a huge advantage. The frankenbeta looks pretty sweet!
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Old 06-19-2012, 03:56 AM   #23
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As someone posted above just learn to kick standing to the side of bike and pick whatever brand bike you want.
The Frankenbeta shown above was purpose built just for trail riding. The owner had no interest in riding trials but being able to ride nasty single track. He loves it so I guess that is all that matters.
You guys forgot to mention the owner is 69 yrs. young. I shoulda tried it out last week when I had the chance.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:48 PM   #24
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http://www.hmmoto.it/ita/popupIMG.as...rod/1457_p.jpg

Does anybody know what motor this is? HM Moto has this in an enduro and one with e start in a supermoto but i don't know if they produce the engines themselves or if it is off some other brand. its 125cc
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:56 AM   #25
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I wasn't aware that Honda still make a 2t engine at all... but HM in Italy still show the 125 comp..
http://www.hmmoto.it/ita/scheda.asp?idFam=13&idProd=191


May be just using a batch of the old cr125 engines they brought from Honda
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