Trial's rigs to get to the event

Discussion in 'Trials' started by mung, Nov 28, 2017.

  1. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto Sloppy 300 rider Supporter

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    A lot of auto parts stores will have a light kit that you can buy. It is intended to go on a car that is being towed. Pretty easy to adapt to a hitch hauler.



    https://www.amazon.com/MaxxHaul-807...t=&hvlocphy=9005918&hvtargid=pla-537017216051
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  2. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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  3. sceep

    sceep Bus boy

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    Back on track...
    Bus needs a cooking shelf/place to set your beer down by the bbq too.[​IMG][​IMG] Also plumbed bbq to main 20lb tanks so we don't have to mess with 1lb ones all the dang time anymore.
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    DyrWolf Long timer Supporter

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  5. sceep

    sceep Bus boy

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    Dad and I slept in a tarp taco like that for many years. Not a damn thing wrong with it!
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    NMTrailboss Team Dead End

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  7. UstaKood

    UstaKood Been here awhile

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    I once spent the night at a two day trials under my EZup, it had 3 sides for it and the fourth side was blocked by my truck. I had it set to the lowest possible position, you know before extending the legs at all.
    Slept on a cot, with a sleeping bag, a couple fleece blankets, and at least one other blanket. OH did I forget to mention that it got down to 32 degrees that night?
    I am now a bit of a wimp, gotta be a camper with a furnace, real bed, shower.... yeah I really like my creature comforts now. I really need to get another small camper....
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    Personally I don`t care what it is you camp in, but that you camp. Enjoying a weekend out with the club or just a group of guys riding makes life worth living. My only requirement is whatever you use for camping, be it a van, motor home, trailer or tent is that when you get home you can just park it and leave everything for another day. Either you have a big enough garage or your stuff is secured in a vehicle or trailer.
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  10. Bucho

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    I had never tried to fit 4 bikes in back of the van before. I was pretty impressed.
  11. Boom Boom

    Boom Boom Been here awhile

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    Not a problem.. #5 can go sideways across the front of those 4 if I just remove the rear fender or strap down (depending on brand) and still have room to haul 5 riders and gear. Things get serious when I have to drop down the cargo net for the bulky light gear.
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  12. Ditch

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    Looks a bit rough on the back when you sleep on top of all that. :rofl

    I used to stretch a tarp over the top of my pickup bed and sleep under that. Don't think I could get up in the morning these days.
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  13. Bronco638

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    I vaguely remember those. Looked scary....

    Nope, I think mine was a year or two previous to that version of the Elite 140, early 80s I'm pretty sure.

    Go to Hell Mike! :D

    I can't tell how excited I was to be allowed on a ski slope back then. It sucked to have to a Second Class Citizen for several years. I will admit though, the high school girls thought it was kind cool.
  14. Bronco638

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    I'm pretty sure those lights are from Super Bright LEDs(.com). I had the carrier on my old Escape and had someone mention that the rear tire, on my old Sherco, blocked the passenger side lights (the driver's side can be seen thru the front wheel). I'm pretty sure that vehicle laws stipulate the brake lights not be obscured in any way. I figured that putting the LEDs on was a cheap/easy way to keep the cops from stopping me. The trick was to find something that was clearly visible, easy to install and wasn't subject to getting wiped out if I bounced the carrier off the ground or backed into something.
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  15. fprintf

    fprintf Been here awhile

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    Here is what I used. https://www.amazon.com/CURT-53201-A...+light+kit&qid=1603592104&s=automotive&sr=1-2

    My son tells me that they are quite bright back there, though I also augmented my rack with red reflective tape to make it harder to miss at night. I also added some red ribbon to the extra bit that pokes out beyond the tire rails.
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  16. Beavis353

    Beavis353 Been here awhile

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    Great weekend in Central PA. Two bikes to a two day event in D6. Had a third jump in on the floor at night to avoid the low temps in the mid 30’s.

    Rear turns into a second bed or dinette.

    18’ wolf pup toy hauler. Can’t wait for nationals next year.

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  17. Bronco638

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    Those are damn nice and I like the plug-n-play harness that's included. I had to wire my lights myself. Like you, I added reflective tape but don't do anything to ID the 'extra bits that poke out'. :D If someone is close enough to impact those, I'm gonna have bigger issues....
  18. Bluetonguejak

    Bluetonguejak Pretend racer

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    Slipped the trials bikes into the 'race trailer' instead of taking the small bike trailer as we needed to take some other stuff up to farm/bring stuff back and keep it dry.
    It didn't rain all weekend.............
    4 bikes IN, if mountain bikes count:D
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    Plenty of room for the trials bikes on their own. 20201101_171757.jpg
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    E9C669EF-4750-4621-A378-84E16741564A.jpeg Seen this that a guy built for his Motor Home . He can haul his Harley with it . Comes to the Trial with a couple trials bikes .
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  20. Brewtus

    Brewtus Buffoonery, Inc.

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    Bilstein shocks on the dually. Happy now, @Huzband? :lol3

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