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Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by gjcarving, Nov 23, 2013.
You could see it coming.
Yup. A whole bunch of times.
It can’t really be compared to the fancy bikes, but it’s much better than what you’d expect considering it’s country of origin.
It’s very obviously a 4t bike. I would best describe it as a semi-vintage bike, with modern geometry. The fit and finish is 98% fantastic. The electronics and mechanicals work very well. Couple places like the mudflap where they obviously cut corners. But never on the stuff that matters.
I’d recommend getting one for sure if you want a rock solid fun bike that works well, don’t want to deal with other people’s spackle, and don’t want to drop $10K.
A scene from @alvincullumyork ‘s nightmare.....
I hate it when that happens
Couldn’t have asked for better conditions (or gotten them had I asked) Started off with mud and slick rocks, moved to frozen ground with a layer of mud on top then to snow with ice underneath.... tire spikes might have come in handy!
It is between that and a regular 125
Not sure what they are in USD.
Some shop in New York is managing the American Distribution. Two people are co-managing the North American Distribution. One of them is Rob Lang.
Now that I’ve had time to ponder that, I remember going there LONG time ago. It was like stepping into a time machine as you entered, he had EVERYTHING! Probably was in the mid eighties.
Any word on if Stay Cluckey has ruined his new gig yet?
I got winded and tired when I had to walk up a hill in motorcycle boots today. I hope this helps.
Mr Cluckery ruined it the moment he signed..
Sallys right leg might have some issues that I can’t figure oot. I got a call that the KE left her stranded. It wood knot start. I show up. It starts on the first kick. Her 125 has “starting issues” sometimes tuu. Electric start wood bee nice.
This has been working well for the Sasquatch, the prices are definitely attractive. @Traveller128 has more experience with the Contact than I so he can probably offer some input.
You being a KTM guy, it would fit right in.
How badly your you be murdered if someone saw you running studded tires out west?
That is an option. I am not sure I like that shade of orange.
No big deal I don’t think, shoot by my house is an open ohv area. I wouldn’t go ride designated trails if I was going to shred the ground.
It’s still fall on the western slope, I hope it stays nice until December 4th when we leave for Egypt
Beautiful day, little chilly to start. But I headed out in search of color. I found it. I thought I'd ride about 50 and head home. I did about 75, then checked the Evart trail head. Parking lot was full! Glad others were out enjoying the day too. I ended up trying the "short cut" through to Sunrise Lake. Was a big messy mistake. Logging operation, and wet weather have made a mess of the seasonal road. I'd probably have had an easier ride if I'd been on the trail. But the TW and rider made it. Decided I was still having fun to stop. Headed over to work to check on black walnut droppage. 102 miles! Then home in time to catch a ride to a birthday dinner party.
I probably should clean the mud off my bike. But if tomorrow is nice, I may not waste the time.
S3 has come out with a e start kit for the Cota 4rt. But I don't love the idea I think it will make for a heavy expensive bike. I think you are barking up the right tree with the Sherco ty 125 for a low cost option tew be ridden on the lower lines . I think the TRS e start X track smoker is it for the premium e start bike. The USA importer has been messing with the bike to have e start with the seat kit off and rumour is the factory has as well.