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Old 04-27-2014, 11:22 PM   #1756
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Yes im rusty as hell now

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Me too. Use it or lose it!

We did a training course yesterday which started with slow speed handling, braking, 8's, 360's etc. Woo hoo says I. Promptly went and made a total cock of meself, couple of dabs, wibbling, wobbling, dropping my head, having to use a bit of clutch, running wide etc. Took me ages to get back into a semblance of the groove.

Mind you, took me over a year to find the groove in the first place.
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Old 04-28-2014, 04:35 PM   #1757
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Ill say since I moved 6 months ago I havnt done any. Have to learn to scrape the pegs frok stand still again ;)

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Old 05-03-2014, 09:55 PM   #1758
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This thread use to be daily posts what happened?

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Old 05-04-2014, 11:25 AM   #1759
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Old 05-04-2014, 01:23 PM   #1760
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I got some gymkhana time in today.

I had fresh new tires, so I wasn't used to having so much traction after riding on 15 year old tires for 6 months. Traction is good

This is the wrong tool for the job:


It doesn't have nearly enough ground clearance:


The brakes aren't really up to the task. I cooked the hub(It wasn't bronze color before):



I just get in the zone, and then forget to stop and let the bike cool down. I had set up a nice course with several sections that transitioned from max throttle, to maximum braking. Fun, but too much for the bike.

That is the second time I have bronzed a hub on a bike with drum brakes. It also happened doing gymkhana on the XT225:

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Old 05-05-2014, 03:59 AM   #1761
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I got some gymkhana time in today.

I had fresh new tires, so I wasn't used to having so much traction after riding on 15 year old tires for 6 months. Traction is good

This is the wrong tool for the job:


It doesn't have nearly enough ground clearance:


The brakes aren't really up to the task. I cooked the hub(It wasn't bronze color before):



I just get in the zone, and then forget to stop and let the bike cool down. I had set up a nice course with several sections that transitioned from max throttle, to maximum braking. Fun, but too much for the bike.

That is the second time I have bronzed a hub on a bike with drum brakes. It also happened doing gymkhana on the XT225:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost....&postcount=837
Thos bikes are a hoot to gymkhana on! Teaches s lot about lean angles and when to stop with pushing the antiquated designs before they give up their temper!

I just with the pipes weren't so low, they would Khan so much better.
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Old 05-05-2014, 05:13 AM   #1762
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I got some gymkhana time in today.

I had fresh new tires, so I wasn't used to having so much traction after riding on 15 year old tires for 6 months. Traction is good

This is the wrong tool for the job:


It doesn't have nearly enough ground clearance:


The brakes aren't really up to the task. I cooked the hub(It wasn't bronze color before):



I just get in the zone, and then forget to stop and let the bike cool down. I had set up a nice course with several sections that transitioned from max throttle, to maximum braking. Fun, but too much for the bike.

That is the second time I have bronzed a hub on a bike with drum brakes. It also happened doing gymkhana on the XT225:

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost....&postcount=837
ouch, what do you do when you do that to the hub, replace it?

only asking coz my cafe racer in the shed has a drum brake rear.... when i finally get the engine rebuilt ill be riding it
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Old 05-05-2014, 05:44 AM   #1763
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ouch, what do you do when you do that to the hub, replace it?
It doesn't seem to actually hurt anything. I just keep on riding it, and enjoy the well earned bling
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Old 05-06-2014, 06:43 PM   #1764
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Got my "Grapevine" obstacle time, down to 45 seconds today.
Still need a lot of work to match our fastest time so far, of 42 seconds.

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Still pretty happy with myself.

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Old 05-07-2014, 09:11 AM   #1765
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It doesn't seem to actually hurt anything. I just keep on riding it, and enjoy the well earned bling
Glad it doesnt warp or glaze the hub surface

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Old 05-22-2014, 10:56 AM   #1766
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Had some fun in the sun at the BMF show in England. We went to run the inter-club challenge and to let people who haven't done it before have a try-out on our AJP Supermoto's.

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Old 05-24-2014, 04:07 AM   #1767
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Glad it doesnt warp or glaze the hub surface

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Also, I sold the bike the very next day .


Lesson learned, no more hub brake bikes for me.
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Old 05-24-2014, 07:18 PM   #1768
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A few photos from our competition session today.
























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Old 05-25-2014, 10:22 AM   #1769
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Looks like you need some serious weedkiller to keep the grass down!
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Old 05-25-2014, 04:28 PM   #1770
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Looks like you need some serious weedkiller to keep the grass down!
My thoughts exacary. Kudos to the riders for not being put off.
Great photos.
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