$1000 brand new semi-trials bike?

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  1. lamotovita

    lamotovita DAMN SNOWBIRD! Supporter

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    Might be a while.
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  4. _CJ

    _CJ Conservative Conservationist

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    190 pounds? :eekers

    What's the frame made from? Lead? The engine is only 45 pounds.

    and $3000? Too much for too little.

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    Franque Been here awhile

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    I don't recommend anything sold by them. I was just responding to a question. I think that they're charlatans who over charge whenever they can, sometimes charging more for Chinese parts than OEM Honda parts.
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    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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  8. GlennR

    GlennR Chasin' my tail

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    Their listing mentions that samples are available, depending on what they have on hand. You can inquire about what colors & options are on hand, and ask about shipping costs and estimated delivery times.

    As a bonus, you can add "importing" to your resume. ;)
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  9. 2old2Bbold

    2old2Bbold was 2bold2getold

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    I looked at the Alibaba listings and went over to the local place that had them for sale for ~ $900. At that time they still had a couple in stock. Decided I could get a used real modern trials bike for just a little more.
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  10. _CJ

    _CJ Conservative Conservationist

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    Fair point, unless you don't want a full-on trials bike.


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    2old2Bbold was 2bold2getold

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    That little China motor with a 4 speed didn't look that usable to me. Ok for back yard and limited trail use...maybe.
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  13. Brewtus

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    Yeah, here we go. Again. :csm
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    Which is exactly what I'm after. Couldn't care less about trials, or competing with anyone. A fun little bike that you ride for fun.


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  15. 2old2Bbold

    2old2Bbold was 2bold2getold

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    I think the least number on Alibaba was 10 at that time. Might find some more guys to go in with you or just import some and sell the rest. I thought about it but didn't want one that bad.
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    Franque Been here awhile

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    It might be harder to import than you'd think, there are a lot of hurdles to jump through. It's possible that @Pitster still has some of the frame/wheel kits they imported, they'd be more expensive, but with better components.
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    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Here come the trials elitist....:dhorse

    This is a fun machine!
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    Brewtus Buffoonery, Inc.

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    Then take it to a "fun" forum.
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    sanjoh Purveyor of Light

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    Trials is one of the funnest forums on advrider!
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    I feel the same way about the covid thread. I'd love to see that thread disappear