R.M.T.A. - Rocky Mountain Trials Association

Discussion in 'Trials' started by Brake, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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    I can remember when NMTA would have trials on National weekends. Glad that part of our club changed. Nothing like losing in your class because you compete at the nationals!
  2. Bent_boot42

    Bent_boot42 Adventurer

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    That is how I understood it as well.

    Just to continue with that topic a bit .... I was also told that if you have both feet off the pegs you MUST have both hands on the grips or you get a '5'. .... If in the video above the rider had (for example) used one hand to wipe sweat out of his eyes while having both feet on the ground then he would have deserved a '5'.

    correct?
  3. Brake

    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    That's correct. I remember my very first trials; i attempted to hop a rock, failed miserably, and rolled backwards quite a bit. So I stood there, with both feet down, and raised my hand to ask the checker-"Is that a 5?"...... He said-"It is now!!":rofl
  4. Brake

    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    Points don't count for anything at this event and the classes only go to advanced. No expert or pro. Kind of a exhibition event
  5. lineaway

    lineaway Long timer

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    That is good. When I looked at it, it showed series 6. If you look at the page it looks like it was omitted as a series event. Very confusing. I`ll bitch at Stan Hensley next week just for something to do! ( Just enough to keep him off step while clerking the national sections)
  6. Brake

    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    Yeah definetly confusing. We normally have 10 series' a year. This year, 11 with this "exhibition" one. Not sure how NMTA does it; but RMTA only takes your top 6 scores(i believe) to determine class winners for the year
  7. Brake

    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    If you're wondering what proper hill climbing technique looks like; THEN LOOK NO FURTHER!!:deal(seconds before flying off into the bushes on the right. Took some work to get the bike outta there):lol3

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  8. dodgerdodger

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    That was awesome........another rider ended up off the edge with him, just after him.

    I 5'd that section first time through cause I did the hill climb instead of exiting at the bottom (which is where amatures where supposed to exit).......I entered way to easy of a class, but just didn't know cause I'd never been to a trials meet before. Hey what can I say, I wanted to do the hill climb.........:lol3
  9. Brake

    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    First off: That picture is of me.... Second: I would "NEVER" bash another rider(which it kind of sounds like you are doing); that i didn't know.......Third: If it's too easy then move up(you didn't have to stay in amature)......Fourth: Trials people are awesome; let's try to keep it that way and in this forum!!!
  10. Gordy

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    :razor

  11. Brake

    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    :rofl...I've got nothing
  12. NMTrailboss

    NMTrailboss Team Dead End

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    Don't take that crap from him Blake. :thwak





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  13. Gordy

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    See ya in a few days Blake! :D

    We can talk crap about Curtis for two days until he gets up there. :deal
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    NMTrailboss Team Dead End

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    :bluduh
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    Huh, wait, what???? Where was I bashing anyone, let alone you?? Can anyone explain how I was bashing Brake, or belittling him in my post???:huh:huh:huh

    Brake, I believe you are reading way more into my benign post than you should. If you think I was bashing you, your completely off base. I have riden with a bunch of different trials guys that were at that meet, and eveyone is super cool. I wouldn't bash anyone, for any reason..........were all brothers having fun on two wheels.

    And BTW, I wasn't allowed to move up once I was through the first round. Yeah, I could have had Bill come with me and push the issue, but I was there simply for fun. I didn't care that the amature sections were too easy for me, it's was still super fun and I just want to see what a trials event was all about.

    Less coffee man, less coffee.................

    Peace:thumb
  16. Brake

    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    Fair enough. I apologize if i was reading too much into your post.......... Water under the bridge. Look forward to meeting, maybe riding with you, in the near future:thumb
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    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    Ute Cup this weekend!!:clap Never been and can't wait........Should be a blast!
  18. jjustj

    jjustj cum petris et choris

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  19. Brake

    Brake "Tractor right up it"

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    Both. Scoring sat/ riding sun. See ya there??
  20. thegraydog

    thegraydog 2 wheels X 6 ways

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    Hey, wear a sign around your neck or something, so we'll know who we're talking to.

    I know, carry a rubik's cube, and we'll say, "when does the restaurant open?":rofl