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by billy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: 2018 WDTC Twinshock Masters
Replies: 2
Views: 2224

2018 WDTC Twinshock Masters

Any photos from this event?
by billy
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Green Cota - mystery solved
Replies: 12
Views: 7524

Re: Green Cota - mystery solved

Hi Phil,
I agree with Greg. Painting it RED would be a mistake. I have been able to find out that a limited number of Cota's were manufacture by the factory in GREEN and BLUE exclusively for export. You have a rare bike.
If I find out any more I will pass on the details.
by billy
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Green Cota - mystery solved
Replies: 12
Views: 7524

Green Cota - mystery solved

After further investigation I believe I have solved the mystery of the "Green Cota 172". The Montesa Cota 348 was named "Moto Verde del Año" by the magazine Motociclismo in 1977 - the biggest award in the world for the motorcycle of the year in the off-road category. Moto Verde t...
by billy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Green Cota - mystery solved
Replies: 12
Views: 7524

Green Cota - mystery solved

I have read a number of articles on the history of the Montesa Cota including in the current edition of Classic Trial #24.
None of them have made mention of the green models that were around in the late 1970's.
Does anybody have any info on them?

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by billy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Magazine Articles
Replies: 118
Views: 121465

Re: Magazine Articles

Billy, you haven't changed a bit! How good is your Memory? Looks like a :montesa 172, I am thinking RED ? Was it an aftermarket bashplate and which kickstart was It? Hi Greg, I need the photo to keep the memory alive. It is poster size and lives in the man cave. Yes, a Montesa 172, the original red...
by billy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Magazine Articles
Replies: 118
Views: 121465

Re: Magazine Articles

Hi Everyone, All of these years later, I am falling in love all over again with this magazine! Alastair, I see what you mean, here is another :yamaha icon: 1505097808414.jpg Rode that trial. One section in the article brings back memories. Photo below is me doing same section as top photo in 150509...
by billy
Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Basket Cases
Replies: 2222
Views: 851702

Re: Basket Cases

billy wrote:
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Warning. The following picture contains a front mudguard mounted backwards.


Re: Rusty Iron Rally

I'm not so sure your pic is a TY250D. They didn't have the blue body work behind the seat.


PA could be right.
TY250 owners - CHECK your front mudguard
by billy
Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Basket Cases
Replies: 2222
Views: 851702

Re: Basket Cases

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Warning. The following picture contains a front mudguard mounted backwards.


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Re: Rusty Iron Rally

I'm not so sure your pic is a TY250D. They didn't have the blue body work behind the seat.
by billy
Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:57 am
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: 2017 QLD Titles ... who won?
Replies: 6
Views: 10677

Re: 2017 QLD Titles ... who won?

Thanks David.

This is where I went initially.

https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q= ... 20of%20qld
by billy
Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Trials Talk
Topic: 2017 QLD Titles ... who won?
Replies: 6
Views: 10677

Re: 2017 QLD Titles ... who won?

David Lahey wrote:there are photos of the score boards on the Motorcycle Trials Club Of Qld facebook page

1973 entry list !!!

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