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Old 03-15-2014, 05:57 PM   #16
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It stopped snowing and blowing enough today for me to take a tentative first ride out a long ice covered drive way and up and down the road...slowly.

This is the weirdest thing I've ever ridden! Learning curve: Vertical!
That's the same way I dealt with my new beta. Like riding a wet noodle. It will get better when things thaw. I'm 53 and never rode a trials in my 43 yrs of motorbike riding, I wish I had a bike like this years ago.
The power to weight ratio is unreal.
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Old 03-15-2014, 09:07 PM   #17
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You guys are great - thank you!

(well, except for that Wonway feller...he's a bit of a wanker. )
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Old 03-18-2014, 05:20 AM   #18
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I love the power band on the two-stroke trials bikes. It is so linear. Perfect for how I ride. I sometimes wish I had worked harder at converting my Montesa into a trail bike.
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Old 03-21-2014, 12:22 PM   #19
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...cool Chuck, and glad to see you still have your Austrian mistress...
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Old 04-19-2014, 12:39 PM   #20
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Gettin better...

I still suck horribly and am just learning to do baby-wheelies (second gear works better, I just discovered), but most of my riding is in sand, or sandy ground (or snow!) and this bike works great! I'm learning to keep my weight back, gas on and let the front plow...just follow it.
Works a lot better than my 950 Adventure in the soft stuff!

This is fun!!!




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Old 04-19-2014, 03:04 PM   #21
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Looks like fun!
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Old 04-19-2014, 03:44 PM   #22
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I'm whipped!
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