The Vintage Trials Thread

Discussion in 'Trials' started by Garthe, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. darmst6829

    darmst6829 Been here awhile

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  2. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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  3. PSchrauber

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    Thank you too, I' am wondering about the Vasquez Bul showed there the bike doesn't look like one of these very well and with care to the detail rebuild Sherpas I have seen from Vasquez or Puma so far. It looks more like a replica, (not even very well). Your thoughts? I haven't been there and it is difficult to see all the commen things the Spaniards usually replace or modify.
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    r2wtrials Been here awhile

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    I am told that it is an authentic Vazquez... but as it was the first one i had seen in the flesh i can only go on what others tell me.
    I am sure the photos of a bike that has just come from the Puma or Vazquez workshops would look better... this one has been ridden, so maybe just showing signs of use.


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  5. swooshdave

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    Here's me at The Farm a couple years ago. I guess I won't be riding there again...

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  7. swooshdave

    swooshdave Adventurer

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    Maybe.

    I still think K Falls is the one of the best venues ever for trials. The scenery is unreal. While the granite at Donner Pass is a blast you can't beat the variety of terrane at K Falls.
  8. darmst6829

    darmst6829 Been here awhile

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    Hi Swooshdave,
    Most of my friends (and I) are upset about the loss of Chehalis. What a complete and utter downer. I have no silver lining, no words of wisdom other then to say lets ride trials when and were we can. PST has a trial on Whidbey Island March 3<SUP>rd</SUP>. I rode the Plastered Purple Penguin trial and was welcomed with open arms by the membership.
    Dave Armstrong
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  9. swooshdave

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    Considering it was the first place you ever road trials I can understand. But for once I don't think it was AHMRA's fault.
  10. pcmx47

    pcmx47 n00b

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    I wonder how a stand alone trials at the Purple Penguin venue would do. I personally thought it was as good or better than Chehalis. I would personally love to put on a vintage trials there.
  11. darmst6829

    darmst6829 Been here awhile

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    Well no Dave I have ridden trials since 1972 or so…..off and on of course. No it was not AHRMA's fault at all. This was a screw up of the landlowner. They simply didn’t have the know how to pull it off. They wrecked the event then and for ever. No one knew who won any of the MX races. Confusing and very sad for everyone. :cry

    Dave Armstrong
  12. darmst6829

    darmst6829 Been here awhile

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    I think the venue was neat-o at the Purple Penguin and I plan on supporting PST events. We (vintage riders) were welcomed with open arms. I would enjoy an AHRMA event at the Purple Penguin site. I wonder how amenable the owner would be…
  13. swooshdave

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    First AHRMA trials then?
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    3 in norcal, then crooked river, OR on 5/4. Complete schedule on AHRMA NW site
  16. LarryDawg

    LarryDawg trials nut

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    since im new I am still unable to post pics, (15 posts??:kboom )
    I have some decent pics of my 76 TL 250 and I wanna show it off!!!
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    jonnyc21 Trials Ninja

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    I use photobucket and the just link them into the post, is it that you have to have 15 posts before you can link them in?
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    Use flickr. It works
  19. LarryDawg

    LarryDawg trials nut

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    im gettin there..
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  20. lamotovita

    lamotovita Ageing Adventurer

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    I got out for a test ride on the new, old, bike today.

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