$1000 brand new semi-trials bike?

Discussion in 'Trials' started by motodojo, May 24, 2019.

  1. motodojo

    motodojo Been here awhile

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    I just installed a Shinko Fatty on the rear. Now my back tire doesn't look so skinny. Also using Tubliss and going to try out 3 psi. My $16 replacement aluminum kickstart lever is much lighter than stock and doesn't rub my boot as much.
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  2. Old Plonker

    Old Plonker Adventurer

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    Yeah. I guess I was thinking about @Downhillman's 190. Twice the power. I like the look of @motodojo's 21" fatty.
  3. jonnyc21

    jonnyc21 Trials Ninja

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    I figured one could lace up a rim but just don't see the benefit of buying a new rim or finding a good used one and then figuring out the correct spokes etc. to lace one up. If it came with an 18" rear (preferably tubeless) to begin with, even at a bit more cost, I might consider one as a good play/kids bike but hay.

    Looks fun and hope you enjoy it.
  4. Norman Foley

    Norman Foley Devotee of the Husqvarna Supporter

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  5. motodojo

    motodojo Been here awhile

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    Some more semi-trials on the semi-trials bike.
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  6. Norman Foley

    Norman Foley Devotee of the Husqvarna Supporter

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    Now we're getting somewhere. That sucker is loud though!
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  7. lamotovita

    lamotovita DAMN SNOWBIRD!

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    So is this a "semi-trials" bike too?
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  8. Norman Foley

    Norman Foley Devotee of the Husqvarna Supporter

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  9. slicktop

    slicktop Been here awhile

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  10. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light Super Supporter

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    How did the new rear tire do?
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  11. jonnyc21

    jonnyc21 Trials Ninja

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    I could only get about a minute into that without cringing and turning it off... :rofl
  12. motodojo

    motodojo Been here awhile

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    It works great. I was running 12 psi with the stock tire because of no rim lock and thin tire and tube. Now I'm running 1 psi and the fat tire absorbs all the small bumps and gets great traction.
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  13. SLOtome

    SLOtome n00b

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    How much do you weigh?
  14. sanjoh

    sanjoh Purveyor of Light Super Supporter

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    Brewtis get your semi trials together yet:muutt
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  15. Norman Foley

    Norman Foley Devotee of the Husqvarna Supporter

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    Because suspension is way overrated, and skinny tires suck.... Pricey too!
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  16. slicktop

    slicktop Been here awhile

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    Now that's a proper 1000. Semi trials bike.
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  17. Fallacy

    Fallacy Long timer Super Supporter

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    Painful, it’s all I got.
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  18. Brewtus

    Brewtus Buffoonery, Inc.

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    Umm....

    What? :dunno
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  19. Nobade

    Nobade Been here awhile

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    It is sometimes. It was hilarious to watch a very talented rider on a ttr125 ride the amateur line at the last trials. I was pretty impressed that he was able to complete all the sections. And didn't get last place.
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