A CADS member goes to trial...

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by Huzband, Sep 23, 2017.

  1. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    That's next weekend. And thanks for the heads up. :fitz





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  2. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    Had a Beta a while back. Rode it for several years in different classes.

    Was fun while I did it but I lost interest.
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  3. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    But...why? The BRP is fun an' all, but trials is where it's at, baby.

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  4. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    Club politics and BS.

    Don't need that chit when the goal is to have a good time.

    Still like trials quite a bit but not enough to get another bike.
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  5. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    Makes sense. Reminds me of BMWNEF.
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  6. wwestbrook

    wwestbrook FTR SR 307c RCDR VP

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    Club work days are not drama, they are necessary to maintain our trails and rehab the property after a major hurricane. Trails do not clear themselves.
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  7. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    He wasn't referring to RCDR.
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  8. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    It's always something. The bike went lean then quit before I got to the first section. Looks like a blown base gasket.
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  9. wwestbrook

    wwestbrook FTR SR 307c RCDR VP

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    Sorry about the bars, Danny but glad you were not hurt. We had a club member fracture 7 ribs, collapse a lung, and fracture 2 vertebrae in Ocala yesterday, ride safe.
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  10. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    Wow, sorry to hear that.
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  11. wwestbrook

    wwestbrook FTR SR 307c RCDR VP

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    Head on collision around a jeep road corner in Ocala. Other rider faired slightly better.
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  12. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    Dang, are you sure about that?

    Never heard of one doing that even on the Expert's bikes.
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  13. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    Yeah, we're sure. We could hear it sucking air when we were kicking it & there's fluid around it. '02 was the first year for this motor, & Alex said it's a common problem.
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  14. RichardD

    RichardD Been here awhile

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    Where in Ocala did the accident happen ?
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  15. wwestbrook

    wwestbrook FTR SR 307c RCDR VP

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    Near bike loop I believe but not positive.
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  16. kennyh

    kennyh Been here awhile

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    Good to see you in Ringgold, sorry you had the mechanical problem. You missed some fun sections. Hope the fix is drama free.
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  17. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    Good to see you too, Kenny.

    I decided that before getting into it too heavily it'd be a good idea to give the carb a thorough cleaning, so I stripped it & did just that. Didn't find anything in particular except a couple of rich jets and since I don't have any on hand I dropped the needle one notch. It started on the second kick. I sprayed WD40 around the base gasket and didn't see any evidence of a leak. :clap Sometimes field diagnoses can be misleading.
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  18. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    :fpalm
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  19. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    5th in Advanced at FTA #3 today. And it wasn't the carb, it was a kinked fuel line. Happened again this morning but found it just in time to ride. :fpalm
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